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[Australia] Ringwood East girl Molly, 8, starts push to get smoking banned from dog parks

A RINGWOOD East girl wants smokers banned from dog parks, fearing for the safety of her beloved pet pooch. Molly Shaw, 8, wrote a letter to the Leader worried about the impact smokers were having on dogs at her neighbourhood park. “I think smoking shou
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 15, 2017 17:09
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[Texas] Robinson: Council toughens smoking ordinance

Councilmembers in Robinson at a recent meeting toughened the city's ban on smoking at certain venues, including some outdoors....The new ordinance bans smoking in restaurants and bars and all buildings owned by the city, plus it expands the ban outside to
KWTX-TV News 10 KWTX-DT Channel 53 (Waco, Texas)
added Aug 15, 2017 17:09
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[California] Fairfield eyes limits to outdoor smoking next to downtown businesses

Smoking in designated outdoor areas of downtown businesses would be prohibited if City Council members go along Tuesday with a staff recommendation. “Patrons are less likely to enjoy an outdoor dining experience if they perceive that the outdoor space is
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Aug 13, 2017 01:37
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[New Hampshire] Manchester considers ban on smoking in public parks

Manchester officials are considering a plan to prohibit smoking in all public parks. The proposal was brought forward last month and has been gaining momentum among city leaders. Supporters said it would be a good idea for a variety of reasons that incl
WMUR-TV Ch. 9 (Manchester, NH)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:15
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[North Carolina] Report shows some progress, some setbacks in county health

Allyson Smith, the health department’s tobacco prevention and control coordinator, reported on the county’s efforts to reduce secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing by 10 percent annually and reduce smoking in community parks by the same amount.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Aug 10, 2017 16:08
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[New Hampshire] Lebanon Smoking Ban Has Solid Start

City officials say a smoking ban that took effect last month has been a success, reducing smoke outside Lebanon’s public buildings and in its parks. The ban, which began on July 1, prohibits smoking, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes in about a dozen publ
Valley News (West Lebanon, NH)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:03
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[Maryland] Proposed Smoking Ban in Salisbury

In Wicomico County, a proposed legislation is seeking to prohibit smoking on any land leased or operated by the city of Salisbury. The ban would include government facilities or public parks. One of the city's goals with the smoking ban is to protect ch
WBOC TV16 (Salisbury, MD)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:05
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[Wisconsin] Wausau city leaders consider smoking ban

The Parks and Recreation committee discussed a possible smoking ban for Wausau parks. The discussion is raising controversy from local officials. "The Centers for Disease Control do enforce smoke free parks," said Samantha Pinzl, public health adminis
WAOW -TV9 (Wausau, WI)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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[Connecticut] Hamden mayor seeks to expand smoking ban on town property

Council members heard strong voices both for and against expansion of the smoking ban on town properties, at a town council meeting this week. The ban currently prohibits tobacco use in town parks, public schools and recreational facilities. The proposed
New Haven (CT) Register
added Aug 9, 2017 15:17
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[South Carolina] City reverses course on smoking ban: passes first reading ($$)

On second thought, Gaffney City Councilman Harold Littlejohn now realizes the dangers of secondhand smoke. Four months after voting against a smoking ban, Littlejohn on Monday joined council members Charles Montgomery and Bernard Smith and Gaffney Mayor
Gaffney (SC) Ledger
added Aug 9, 2017 15:16
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