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[Canada] Council chooses 9-metre buffer over full public ban in new smoking bylaw

In a 5-2 vote, councillors ushered an amended Smoking in Public Places Bylaw through its second and third readings Tuesday afternoon, bringing in new rules around where smokers can light up cigarettes and eventually cannabis in the city. While councillor
paNOW (ca)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:56
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[California] Foster City to ban smoking

City Council unanimously approved the first reading of a new citywide ban on smoking that applies to all sidewalks, streets and restaurants in addition to the places where smoking is already not allowed. Vice Mayor Gary Pollard was absent from the meeting
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Aug 8, 2018 19:14
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[Asia, China] Xi'an to ban smoking indoors

Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, has unveiled a regulation which bans smoking in all indoor public venues. The regulation, released on Tuesday by the city government, also prohibits smoking in some outdoor public places, such as sch
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:41
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[South Africa] AUDIO: New Tobacco Bill poses potential safety risk for female smokers

seeks to ban the display of all tobacco products.... Imagine at night and ladies will have to go outside to smoke 10 metres away with the spate of rape currently happening in the country. — Fanny Mokoena, Chairperson of the Gauteng Liquor Forum
702 Talk Radio (za)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:55
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UK heatwave sees golf courses ban smoking while playing

St Enodoc Golf Club in Cornwall banned smoking after a small fire caused by a cigarette on dry grass Hundreds of golf clubs have banned smoking in an "unprecedented" move to reduce the risk of fires starting on dried out courses.
BBC Online
added Aug 6, 2018 22:32
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[Texas] Smoking prohibited within 25 feet of public housing buildings in Harlingen

It's a regulation Roxanne Duran believes will have a positive impact in the community. "We have kids running around outside. We don't have to worry about finding cigarette butts on the floor and kids putting them in their mouths and thinking basically t
KGBT 4 (Harlingen, TX)
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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[Netherlands] PLANS TO BAN SMOKING ON MULTIPLE ROTTERDAM STREETS: REPORT

There are plans in motion to ban smoking on multiple Rotterdam streets in the area around Erasmus MC, the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences and the Erasmiaans Gymnasium, AD reports. According to non-smokers association Clean Air Nederland, if thes
NL Times (nl)
added Aug 3, 2018 21:51
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[UK] Smokers could be stopped from lighting up at Sheffield's bus and tram stops

the council confirmed it was looking at introducing smoke-free shelters across the city. This comes as part of the council's Smoke-free Sheffield work, through which the local authority says it hopes to 'protect children from the effects of second hand sm
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:11
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[New York] Public housing goes smoke-free

Some, however, are not happy about the policy. Rhonda White, vice president of the Van Dyke Resident Association, speaking in a promotional video, said 25 feet from her building is "basically in the middle of the street. "So that means I pay rent here a
Crain's New York Business
added Aug 2, 2018 18:31
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[New Jersey] PALOMA: N.J. did good to ban smoking on beaches. We can do more

the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has been working in tobacco control for more than 20 years. We applaud the new law and hope that it will spark action to further reduce tobacco use in public places. With this step, New Jersey builds on its stron
NJ.com
added Jul 29, 2018 22:37
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