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[California] Research on smoking bans sometimes conflicts

CDC points to a slew of research...that indicates smoke-free legislation like that passed in San Mateo County and Half Moon Bay improve the health of residents. However, the research is nuanced.
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Aug 30, 2018 17:23
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[Ohio] Butts out: Park board considers smoking ban

Smoking and vaping may completely become a thing of the past in Bowling Green’s parks next year. During its meeting Tuesday, the parks and recreation board began to discuss a potential policy change that would fully prohibit those activities on park pro
Bowling Green (OH) Sentinel-Tribune
added Aug 30, 2018 17:21

[California] Council passes smoking ban

City Council passed a wide-ranging ordinance that bans smoking in recreational areas such as beaches and parks, on sidewalks and within multi-family dwelling units. The 3-1 vote came on Aug. 21. It requires passage on second reading to become law.
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Aug 30, 2018 17:26

BRITSCHGI: Buttinskies Demand Ban On Cigarette Filters

Don't blame smokers for cigarette butts on the street. Blame the policies that pushed them to smoke there / The two great nanny-state forces—anti-tobacco activists and nitpicking environmentalists—have joined forces to take on a common foe: cigarette filt
Reason Magazine
added Aug 29, 2018 06:16

[Oregon] Smoke-free Expansions

We’ve made a change to City code that makes the public spaces in the downtown core smoke-free. In addition, the code allows the expansion of smoke-free areas outside the downtown core.
City of Eugene, Oregon
added Aug 27, 2018 17:36

[California] Smoking rules take shape in Half Moon Bay

A conflicted Half Moon Bay City Council passed the first reading of an ordinance regulating tobacco sales and smoking in certain places, including multifamily residences and potentially all city sidewalks. The council voted 3-1 for the city’s first smok
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Aug 24, 2018 11:53

[France] Paris: Smoking banned in some public parks

It's a trial which started in July, to reduce the effects of passive smoking and provide cleaner air and less cigarette butts on the ground. Six parks are participating in the scheme until Autumn. Geoffroy Boulard is the Mayor of the Metropole du Grand
added Aug 24, 2018 13:02
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[Oregon] Downtown smoking ban takes effect Friday

The new ordinance, which the City Council adopted last month, covers downtown sidewalks, alleys and plazas adjacent to smoke-free buildings, unless the property owners seeks city approval to opt out of the prohibition. The ban doesn’t cover privately ow
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Aug 23, 2018 12:06

[Canada] Sault Ste. Marie trail littered with cigarette butts

A popular nature trail in Sault Ste. Marie is becoming what some are describing as an outdoor ashtray. Provincial policy prohibits smoking on hospital grounds, so smokers at Sault Area Hospital are apparently using the nearby John Rowswell Hub Trail an
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 23, 2018 12:04

[Pennsylvania] City Council: Tobacco use illegal in city parks

It is now illegal to use tobacco products in any city park – even if you’ve reserved a pavilion. City Council approved an amendment to the city code on Monday, outlawing use of any tobacco or vape product in city parks regardless of pavilion reservatio
Warren (PA) Times-Observer
added Aug 22, 2018 19:34
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