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[California] Governor to consider banning smoking near youth sports events

Brown will also get to decide whether to ban smoking within 250 feet of Little League baseball games and other youth sports events. The latest bill was approved Thursday by the state Senate and sent to Brown, who previously raised the smoking age to 21 a
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

[Australia] New Queensland smoking laws add to no-go zones

15 per cent of Australians still smoke cigarettes...And it is only going to get more lonely and expensive with new laws – and big fines – coming into effect...will be banned in bus stops, taxi ranks, outdoor malls and near child care centres in new Queens
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[Texas] Coalition Pushes for Smoke-Free Fort Worth on Behalf of Service Employees

On their website, SFFW said "Fort Worth is the only major city in Texas that does not have a ordinance protecting citizens from the exposure to secondhand smoke in all workplaces. A smoke-free ordinance will protect the health of every resident in Fort W
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

[South Carolina] Could Beaufort County ban smoking outside of all buildings that get taxpayer money?

Sneaking out to the parking lot between classes at the Technical College of the Lowcountry for a quick cigarette? Smoke ’em if you got ’em, because you may not be able to in the future. Beaufort County staff has proposed an expansion of the county’s smo
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

[Michigan] Play tobacco-free in Manistee

Thanks to an effort lead by Patti Borucki of Great Start Manistee, several city parks will be even healthier places for children to play. New signs will be placed in parks with child play areas are aimed at reducing children’s exposure to second-hand smok
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

[Ohio] Miami Township parks to be smoke-free

Miami Township trustees voted to make all township property, including all parks, tobacco and smoke free beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Partners for a Drug-Free Milford Miami Township began speaking to the township trustees in the spring, said township Adminis
Clermont (OH) Sun
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

[New Zealand] Parliament's public entrance goes smokefree, but total ban stubbed out

Speaker David Carter has announced that the forecourt and lawn on Parliament grounds are now smokefree, although smoking is allowed in other, less public areas. News of a smoking ban in areas of Parliament comes after MPs pushed ahead with plans to requi
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 25, 2016 13:10

[Minnesota] Ellendale's city parks go tobacco-free

The policy took effect immediately after the July meeting... Perhaps the biggest selling point for those on the council was how many young people came to meetings expressing their full support, Kibler said. “There was no pushback at all, no negative impa
Owatonna (MN) Peoples Press
added Aug 25, 2016 03:00

[UK] Smoke-free surgery plea

DOCTORS are appealing to patients across the borough to stub out their cigarettes and stop smoking outside GP surgeries after complaints from other patients. Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group has urged smokers to refrain from lighting up outside the e
Oldham Evening Chronicle (uk)
added Aug 25, 2016 13:06

happy 100th, national parks! now, how about going 100 percent smoke-free?

A 100 percent smoke-free policy for national parks would mean: Curbing cigarette butts littered alongside America’s treasures. Cigarettes are the no. 1 most littered item...Protecting the environment from the toxicity of cigarette waste...Safer park visi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 25, 2016 12:58
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