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New York City councilman proposes banning pedestrians from smoking while walking on sidewalks

If the bill passed, New Yorkers would have to remain stationary while puffing This would keep non-smoking New Yorkers out of the way of smoke trails behind their fellow pedestrians
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:14
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[New York] NYC May Ban Sidewalk Smoking Nothing New

John Banzhaf, who helped get the first such smoking ban in 2006 when Calabasas, CA, restricted all outdoor smoking to a small number of designated smoking areas (about the size of a parking space), says outdoor smoking bans are clearly nothing new, with t
ValueWalk
added Mar 21, 2018 22:12
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[New York] NYC may ban smoking while walking

Councilman Peter Koo was expected to introduce a bill Wednesday night that would ban smoking a cigarette while walking on New York City’s streets, according to NY1. Smokers who stand in one spot, however, would still be allowed to puff away. The goal, ac
Metro International
added Mar 21, 2018 22:09
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[Montana] Yellowstone County asks judge to drop tavern group's lawsuit over new smoking ban

The local health board is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit from tavern owners over contentious new smoking restrictions in Yellowstone County. The Yellowstone County Tavern Association sued the Yellowstone City-County Health Department on Feb. 16. Th
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Mar 23, 2018 21:12
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Tourist beaches in Thailand to issue new bans to protect popular holiday islands

The increase in numbers, up from 35.3 million in 2017, has caused a large amount of damage to the islands as tourism increases... The smoking ban will come into place from November 1 after over 138,000 butts were found on one beach in September. Feedin
Daily Express (uk)
added Mar 21, 2018 13:45
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[Canada] THE NON-SMOKERS HEALTH PROTECTION AND VAPOUR PRODUCTS AMENDMENT ACT (PROHIBITING CANNABIS CONSUMPTION IN OUTDOOR PUBLIC PLACES)

Province of Manitoba (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 21:44
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[Canada] LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENTS TO ADDRESS PENDING LEGALIZATION OF CANNABIS

Changes to The Non-Smokers Health Protection and Vapour Products Act ... the bill would prohibit smoking and vaping cannabis in outdoor public places once recreational use of the drug is legalized, including: streets and sidewalks; parks and beaches;
Manitoba Government (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 21:43
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[New York] Councilman’s bill would ban smoking while walking on city sidewalks

A bill being introduced in the City Council Wednesday by Councilman Peter Koo would ban puffing a cigarette while walking along a city sidewalk. Smokers standing in one spot on the sidewalk would still be allowed to light up. Koo (D-Queens) said he wan
New York Daily News
added Mar 20, 2018 21:41
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[Michigan] Girl Scouts project drives officials to rethink smoking ordinance in parks, playgrounds

A Girl Scouts project aimed to end smoking in parks and a playground has appeared to pay off for Troop 30226. DeWitt's City Council is expected to approve next week an ordinance that will make all seven city parks and a playground smoke-free. The effor
Lansing (MI) State Journal
added Mar 20, 2018 15:40
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[Canada] Town of Hampstead adopts strict anti-smoking bylaw

Tobacco use on all municipal properties, including parks, streets, sidewalks, municipal vehicles, buildings and adjacent land is prohibited.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:33
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