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How California’s smoking bans are broadening

California cities are still leading the way in many anti-smoking campaigns, including smoking bans on sidewalks. Smoke-free sidewalks Statewide efforts: Last April, the California excise tax on cigarettes increased $2, and in January the California Air
Orange County (CA) Register
added Feb 13, 2018 17:32
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[Australia] Fatal punch over smoke warning, court told

A Melbourne surgeon who died after a fatal one-punch attack had just told off his alleged assailant for smoking outside the hospital, a court has been told. Joseph Esmaili, 22, is facing the first day of his committal hearing, charged with the manslaught
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:33
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[California] Half Moon Bay considers restrictions on smoking

a variety of sample ordinances based on the existing regulations of other San Mateo County jurisdictions, including options for a phase-in period, length of buffer zones, potential smoke-free locations and a possible cannabis exception.
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Feb 10, 2018 02:32
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[UK-Scotland] No immediate plans for play park smoke ‘ban’ in Fife – although council would consider it

No immediate plans have yet been tabled to ‘ban’ smokers in Fife from lighting up near play parks in the Kingdom, although Fife Council said it would consider such a move. The news comes as neighbouring Dundee City Council prepares to discuss designating
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Feb 10, 2018 02:10
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[Tennessee] New Bill Could Place Smoking Laws in Local Governments' Hands

The Local Option Bill, sponsored by Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro, would repeal the tobacco preemption clause, which says that state law trumps local laws pertaining to where smoking is prohibited. The new bill would allow municipal governments to c
Memphis Flyer
added Feb 9, 2018 22:45
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[Netherlands] Amsterdam backs anti-smoking court case, aims for smoke-free city

Amsterdam city council has thrown its weight behind the anti-smoking law suit which aims to prove the big tobacco companies deliberately conspired to make people addicts. ‘We have been trying to achieve a smoke free Amsterdam for years and supporting this
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:20
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[New York] New smoking ban policy in works

Human resources representatives are busy trying to navigate the rough waters of crafting a policy for West Seneca employees regarding the new ban of tobacco use on town property. Laura Devine, of the Human Resources Department, said she has been working
Bee Group Newspapers (Buffalo NY)
added Feb 8, 2018 05:25
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[UK-Scotland] Plans revealed to make parks and playgrounds smoke-free zones

A code under consideration at the policy and resources committee of Dundee City Council would not ban smoking outright, but would see adults asked to comply voluntarily with a request not to light up. Should the proposal be approved it could pave the wa
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:13
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[California] SDSU study debunks concerns about outdoor smoking bans

there had been no direct study on whether public smoking bans are associated with a higher likelihood that adults smoke inside the home when children are present. The reality, Lipton said, was that this issue revealed a gap in the present smoking ban res
Daily Aztec (San Diego State U.)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:04
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking “ban” being considered for city parks

Smoking in parks and playgrounds in Dundee could be “banned” by spring if a proposal is passed by councillors next week. Play areas in all of Dundee’s public parks could be designated smoke free zones if the voluntary code is approved at a meeting of the
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:02
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