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[UK-Scotland] Ninewells Hospital 'fresh air' garden closed due to smokers

Later this year it will be made illegal to smoke within 15 metres of a hospital building NHS Tayside has temporarily restricted access to the fresh air garden at Ninewells Hospital to promote its no smoking policy. It says it regularly receives complain
BBC Online
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53
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[Canada] Bus drivers ask Vernon council to ban smoking in public spaces

asked Vernon council to consider a bylaw that prohibits smoking in public spaces and common areas, such as bus stops. “With marijuana legalization right around the corner, its a perfect time to put a bylaw in place. People should be free to enjoy communi
infonews.ca (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:23
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[UK] Ninewells closes fresh-air garden to all after smokers flout rules

The fresh air garden at Ninewells Hospital has been closed after ‘regular’ complaints about smokers lighting up. NHS Tayside has taken the decision to temporarily close the space after concerns were raised about smokers around entrances, footpaths and s
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:54
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[Nebraska] Smoking ban debate is a nonstarter for Bellevue

A hot topic discussion in Bellevue was shut down tonight before the city council meeting ever began. Smoking is already banned inside of city buildings but some are pushing for smoking to be banned from all city facilities including public parks.
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:49
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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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