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[Florida] HUMMEL: Lawmakers should allow smoke-free community parks and playgrounds

Have you ever noticed an adult smoking at a playground or youth athletic field, and wondered why this is still allowed in Florida, given everything we know about the dangers of tobacco? Believe it or not, the answer lies in the Florida Clean Indoor Air
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Feb 5, 2018 22:18
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[UK] Bexleyheath town centre could become the first London Borough to implement smokefree zone

The council say the proposal is to "protect young people from the influence of visible smoking and second-hand smoke". A Bexley Council statement read: "The proposed voluntary zone would initially run as a pilot for six months and cover the main pedest
News Shopper (uk)
added Feb 5, 2018 17:02
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[Illinois] SKYE: Proposed smoking deregulation is unnecessary

Giving restaurant owners more freedom when it comes to their private property is a good thing but not when it comes at the expense of people’s health. By giving establishments the right to choose their outdoor smoking policy, Jacobson hopes more student
Northern Star (Northern Illinois U.)
added Feb 5, 2018 17:00
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[Australia] Butt out: 117 Queenslanders fined for smoking around bus stops

More than 100 Queenslanders have been fined since laws were introduced banning smoking near bus stops, taxi ranks and ferry terminals.
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Feb 4, 2018 17:01
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HUMMEL: Tell your lawmaker: no smoking in Florida parks | Opinion

Senate Bill 562 has already passed two committees unanimously....Republican Rep. Scott Plakon, who chairs that committee, has yet to give HB 627 a fair hearing.... A single legislator should not be able to hold up legislation supported by such a large per
Florida Today
added Feb 2, 2018 16:48
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers face £60 fine for lighting up in Queen Margaret Hospital grounds

SMOKERS are facing a £60 fine or even being taken to court for lighting up on NHS Fife hospital grounds. The health board want to reduce the harm caused by tobacco – it costs them £10.5 million each year to treat smoking-related diseases – and will tak
Dunfermline Press (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:44
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[Alabama] WEISS: Should we just go ahead and ban smoking everywhere?

[FCTC] established a method called MPOWER in 2008 that aims to end the “global tobacco epidemic”...The way to do this is not by banning it all at once, but instead by monitoring use and prevention, protecting citizens from second-hand smoke, offering ways
Yahoo!
added Feb 2, 2018 16:53
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Thailand bans smoking and littering on dozens of its beaches which are hugely popular with tourists

The country has 357 beaches nationwide and environmentalists have been lobbying the government to protect them from the evils of litter and cigarette butts The beaches protected by the law span 15 provinces located along the Andaman coast and the Gulf
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:54
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Thailand bans smoking, littering at popular tourist beaches

Thailand banned smoking and littering at 24 beachside locations that are popular with tourists over environmental concerns on Thursday, the ministry of natural resources and environment said.
Reuters
added Feb 1, 2018 17:02
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Smokers butted out at 24 beaches

Officials on Thursday began strictly enforcing a ban on smoking on beaches, with offenders facing a possible year in prison and a Bt100,000 fine. The Marine and Coastal Resources Department announced a strict ban on smoking at 24 beaches in 15 provinces
The Nation (th)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:59
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