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[Canada] Smoking bylaw changes to come

Stricter anti-smoking laws will be brought before City of Powell River council in 2018 as a result of grassroots persistence. Vancouver Coastal Health tobacco reduction coordinator for Powell River Nathan Jantz initiated the changes and continues to work
Powell River (BC) Peak (ca)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:07
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[South Carolina] Bars, restaurants looking at possible smoking ban in Horry County

Horry County Council flicked aside two smoking ordinances Tuesday night, but the proposals haven’t been completely extinguished yet. Council voted to send two proposals back to the council’s administration committee for a rewrite: one to ban smoking on
Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Dec 13, 2017 04:29
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[Texas] PRICE: Going smoke-free is the right choice for FW

On Tuesday, the Fort Worth City Council will vote on a proposed ordinance to prohibit smoking in bars and bingo parlors. These prohibitions will be in addition to those already in place for workplaces and restaurants. By passing this ordinance, Fort Wort
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 11, 2017 20:47
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[California] Council Conducts First Reading of Smoking Ban Ordinance

After more than an hour-long debate at the City Council meeting on Dec. 5, a first reading was held of an ordinance amending chapter 6.40 of the Dana Point municipal code relating to the regulation and prohibition of smoking in the city.
Dana Point (CA) Times
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Washington] Kent bans smoking, vaping at all city parks

Kent City Council passed a resolution making smoking, vaping or any use of tobacco products on park property against the law. This ban includes both noncombustible products, like e-cigarettes or other vaping devices that produce smoke or vapor, and dippi
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:04
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[Canada] LETTER: A total ban in public places

I emailed the Premier's office and complained about smokers smoking outside the Prince County Hospital and re-entering the hospital emergency subjecting people to their second hand cigarette smoke. I wanted the proper inspectors to investigate and then c
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:29
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[Australia] Smoking ban tipped for Cottesloe beaches in new year

SMOKING could now be banned on Cottesloe’s beaches in the new year after a change to local laws was gazetted before State Parliament finished sitting for 2017 last week. The gazetted change to the Local Government Property Local Law would allow the Cott
communitynews.com (au)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:25
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[UK-Scotland] Children’s commissioner joins push to protect all young people from smoke

Ash Scotland and Bruce Adamson believe children have the right to play, learn and socialise in smoke-free spaces, not just because of the immediate impact on their health but because it also means they are less likely to take up the habit. Around two-an
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:19
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[UK-Scotland] Cut out smoking at playgrounds and school gates, says Children's Commissioner Bruce Adamson as he backs Ash Scotland charter

SCOTLAND'S children's commissioner...Bruce Adamson has agreed to champion Ash Scotland's Charter for a Tobacco-free Generation which sets out six principles which aim to see the next generation grow up without the health problems and financial costs cause
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:12
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[Colorado] MORACZEWSKI: Council should protect clean air, not weaken downtown smoking rules

The Health District of Northern Larimer County 2016 Community Health Survey showed cigarette smoking rates in Fort Collins at an all time low of 8 percent. Weakening the smoke-free downtown rule supports the nicotine addiction of a small number, versus p
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Dec 5, 2017 23:56
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