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[North Carolina] Editorial: Time to clear the park air

In a smoke-free park, people would be encouraged to be active and outdoors without cigarettes. Children, asthma sufferers and others with health concerns would be protected from secondhand smoke. Park leaders have wisely been scaling back the areas where
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Oct 8, 2017 16:33
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Jerry Brown vetoes smoking ban at California beaches and state parks

Cigarette butts are the most common type of litter on California’s beaches, but on Friday Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed two bills that would have banned smoking at all state beaches and state parks in California. “If people can’t even smoke on a deserted beac
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 7, 2017 08:06
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It’s OK to light up at California beaches and parks, Jerry Brown says

For the second year in a row, Gov. Jerry Brown has rejected efforts to prohibit smoking at California state parks and beaches. Brown on Friday vetoed a pair of bills that would have authorized fines for anyone caught smoking cigarettes, electronic cigar
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 7, 2017 03:55
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[California] No butts about it: Girl Scouts persuade Tustin to ban smoking in parks

Five poised eighth-graders from Girl Scout Troop 3562 each took the podium at the Tustin City Council meeting to explain their stand against smoking in parks. Council members listened – unanimously approving the first reading of a proposed ban on Tuesda
Orange County (CA) Register
added Oct 7, 2017 03:59
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[California] Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes bans on smoking at beaches and parks, calling them too coercive

The measures, which also would have banned smoking marijuana and the use of electronic cigarettes, were proposed by legislators to protect public health from second-hand smoking and to prevent wildfires and reduce litter. Brown, who vetoed a similar bil
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 7, 2017 03:54
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[Texas] RODU: Mythic tobacco endgames

CVS’ collaborators include the misnamed Truth Initiative (see here and here) and the American Cancer Society, whose numerous prohibitionist exploits are reported in this blog here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here. Campaign awards
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 6, 2017 15:28
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[Canada] Smoking banned in parks

A Similkameen community has banned smoking in public parks. Keremeos council unanimously voted this week to impose a $100 fine on anyone caught smoking in Memorial or Pine parks. "This came to the forefront because of all the wildfires we had in the ar
Castanet.net (ca)
added Oct 5, 2017 16:25
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[Canada] Proposed bylaw may ban all smoking near business entrances

Smoking could be banned near all entrances to publicly accessible buildings in Flin Flon as early as mid-October. City council has approved first reading of a bylaw that would prohibit lighting up within 16 feet of the doorway to any building open to th
Flin Flon (MB) Reminder (ca)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:02
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[UK] NHS Tayside bans smoking​ on premises

Smoking has now been banned on premises and grounds belonging to NHS Tayside’s mental health services. Lighting up is already prohibited in the grounds of NHS Tayside buildings, including Ninewells. The smoke-free status in the grounds of every hospita
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:00
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[California] Tustin moves toward a new smoking ban: No tobacco, weed, or e-cigs

The American Lung Association in California Wednesday praised the Tustin City Council for taking a first step toward banning smoking in the city’s parks. The council on Tuesday approved the proposed ban on first reading, and is scheduled to take a final
MyNewsLA.com
added Oct 5, 2017 13:21
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