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[UK] Plan for stricter dog rules and smoking ban at play areas in Leeds

People are being urged to take part in a consultation about whether to create stricter dog control rules and ban smoking at play areas in Leeds.
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:48
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[Australia] Wollongong councillors to vote on extension to smoke-free zones

a council review of the Smoke-Free (Recreation Areas) Policy has recommended it be amended to include public areas with outdoor fitness equipment, such as at Wollongong’s Lang Park. According to a council report the policy was developed in recognition of
Illawarra (NSW) Mercury (au)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:33
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From smoking in Singapore to dancing after dark in Japan — doing any of these 13 things could get you in trouble while travelling abroad

Although smoking isn't illegal in public in Singapore, regulations on where you can smoke in public places are extreme. Bus stops, playgrounds, and carparks are all strict non-smoking zones. Smokers must also stay at least five metres away from all entra
Business Insider
added Nov 16, 2017 15:03
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[Indiana] Council seeking more information from committee before new restrictions vote

City Council did not vote Monday night on proposed new restrictions to the city’s existing smoking ordinance. Instead, the issue was forwarded to the council’s governmental affairs committee for further study. That committee, made up of council members M
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Nov 16, 2017 00:04
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[Massachusetts] City seeks prohibitions on smoking near parks, playgrounds, and fields

Somerville Board of Aldermen Legislative Matters Committee on Thursday, November 2, asking that the Director of Health and Human Services report to the on Board whether smoking tobacco and marijuana is restricted to beyond a 50 foot radius around parks, p
Somerville (MA) Times
added Nov 16, 2017 00:03
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[Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: A smoke-free Capitol complex encourages healthy behavior

These bans aren’t antithetical to individualistic autonomy, or the rights of citizens, many of whom bear the insurance costs caused by smoking-related disease and cancer. The proposal is a common legal mechanism, based on evidence regarding the damage o
Deseret News
added Nov 16, 2017 00:00
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[UK] Smoking ban may be introduced in Dundee playparks

Council bosses are considering banning smoking in playparks as early as next spring in a bid to improve public health. Proposals to introduce smoke-free areas at children’s outdoor play facilities have been put to community representatives.
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 15:24
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[Ohio] VIDEO: Hilliard bans smoking in parks, and city-owned properties

ty Council says it’s now illegal to smoke at city-owned buildings and parks. The decision came down just this week, but some aren’t happy with the new change. Veronica Ridenour manages Bucks Carryout and Smoke Shop. “Infringing on my rights. I am a non-
nbc4i (Dublin, OH)
added Nov 15, 2017 22:05
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[New York] Trackside Homes adopts new smoke-free policy

The newly implemented policy limits smoking on the grounds to a designated area; no smoking is permitted in indoor and common areas, according to Tricia Terleckey, community engagement coordinator for Advancing Tobacco-Free Communities of Hamilton, Fulton
Gloversville (NY) Leader-Herald
added Nov 15, 2017 22:02
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[Ohio] Hilliard passes ordinance to ban smoking and use of tobacco products in public parks

Hilliard City Council voted to prohibit smoking and the use of tobacco products in public parks and on premises of city-owned buildings Monday night. City leaders said the decision was made to promote and support the health and wellbeing of Hilliard resid
WSYX ABC 6 (Columbus, OH)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:07
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