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[Asia] Israel Bans Smoking at Public Events With More Than 50 People

Smoking will also be prohibited around hospitals or clinics. Move comes after state watchdog accused Health Ministry of neglecting public's health in favor of tobacco companies
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07

California wildfires fuel a new push to ban smoking at state parks and beaches

environmentalists have advanced new legislation to prevent lighting up in certain public places. The proposals, approved Thursday by the Senate, now go to Gov. Jerry Brown, who vetoed three previous bills on the issue. Supporters feel this year’s devas
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 31, 2018 01:41

[Alaska] Secondhand Smoke Loophole May Close

The Bethel City Council is considering the first change in its smoking laws in 20 years. At issue is how far a smoker has to be from the entrance to a public building, and exactly what should be considered an entrance. It all started when several commun
KYUK (Bethel, AK)
added Aug 30, 2018 22:59

[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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