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[Kansas] City sets up tobacco-free zones in parks

The City of Ottawa stopped short of banning tobacco in city parks. But city commissioners sent a strong message to smokers to be considerate of areas where children are at play before taking that next drag. The commission voted 5-0 to approve a resoluti
Ottawa (KS) Herald
added Apr 7, 2018 20:49
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[Ohio] Erie MetroParks has no plans to prohibit smoking

While Sandusky officials consider a citywide smoking ban within all green spaces they maintain, the area’s predominant public parks provider won’t consider reversing its stance anytime soon. Erie MetroParks officials follow state smoking guidelines. In a
Sandusky (OH) Register
added Apr 7, 2018 16:51
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[Ohio] No more butts at Barberton’s Lake Anna? Proposal would fine smokers in city parks

On Monday, the City Council will consider legislation that would impose fines of up to $500 for folks caught lighting up at Lake Anna, the Barberton Community Sports Complex and any of the other 14 parks around town. Barberton’s parks commission has lon
Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
added Apr 6, 2018 18:54
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[Arkansas] Smoking banned in Fayetteville parks, trails starting Friday

City leaders are reminding everyone smoking and tobacco use are not allowed in any park or on any trail in the city starting Friday. The ban includes cigarettes, pipes, cigars, smokeless products such as chewing tobacco, snuff and dip as well as e-cigare
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Apr 7, 2018 20:43
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[Canada] Legal weed will create extra work – Stellarton, Westville police chief

Nova Scotians will only be able to buy weed from NSLC stores and those who smoke it will be subject to existing public smoking rules. But MacNeil said that existing ant-smoking bylaws may not be enough. “For example, walking on a sidewalk can expose ot
Pictou County News (ca)
added Apr 5, 2018 03:26
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[Florida] Tobacco products strike out at Daytona’s Jackie Robinson Ballpark

the city’s minor league baseball team has banned the use of cigarettes, vaping and smokeless tobacco from its facilities. In line with other major and minor league baseball teams around the country, the no-smoking edict, which was enacted late last year,
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Apr 5, 2018 03:22
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[Kansas] Ordinance prohibits tobacco products in parks

the ordinance regulates smoking, “the use of tobacco products,” and electronic cigarettes. The conversation at the city commission meeting mostly pertained to cigarettes and the potential for littering of cigarette butts in places where children play.
Garden City (KS) Telegram
added Apr 4, 2018 20:41
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[Washington] Smoking, vaping is now illegal in Redmond parks

You can’t smoke or vape in any Redmond park or trail. The new park rule went into effective March 31. City officials said they made the rule after an extensive public outreach effort focused on addressing criminal and civil behaviors in city parks. This
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Apr 4, 2018 17:06
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[Japan] Smoking banned in Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park

Hiroshima has completely banned smoking in the city's Peace Memorial Park, which is visited by tourists from all over the world. A revised ordinance that completely bans smoking in the park came into force on Sunday. Ashtrays in 4 former smoking areas
NHK WORLD (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) (jp)
added Apr 3, 2018 15:24
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[Rhode Island] East Greenwich parks become tobacco free

Last week, the East Greenwich Community Services and Parks Department installed new signage throughout town, alerting residents of the tobacco free zones. “If you’re out in our parks trying to get exercise and being healthy it’ll be great not to have sm
East Greenwich (RI) Pendulum
added Mar 31, 2018 18:02
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