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[Asia, China] Singapore bans smoking in reservoirs, parks

Singapore will ban smoking in reservoirs and parks from June 1, Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources Amy Khor told Parliament on Tuesday. Singapore currently bans smoking in all indoor areas and most of the common areas of res
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 12, 2016 14:38
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[Maryland] Mount Airy town officials vote to ban smoking in public parks

Visitors of public parks in Mount Airy are no longer allowed to smoke due to an ordinance approved by the town's council earlier this month. "There are several reasons of health issues not only for us, but for the children and also for people that leave
WHAG-TV NBC25 - Your4State.com (Hagerstown, MD)
added Apr 12, 2016 23:52
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Health chiefs struggle to stop people flouting ban as we snap smokers lighting up at Belfast hospital

Almost a month after a complete ban on smoking in hospital grounds came into force, health officials admit they are struggling to stub out the practice.... Smoking huts were dismantled and signs put around its sites warning staff, patients and visitors i
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:08
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[UK] Bedford Hospital sparks anger by erecting two new smoking shelters

SMOKERS will be able to light up in comfort outside a hospital thanks to the arrival of two new shelters. Hospital staff and politicans have branded the move – which signals a u-turn on the site's 'no smoking' policy – 'hypocritical'. In October, Bedfor
Bedfordshire on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:06
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[New Zealand] Wellington set to ban smoking and vaping in most public spaces

Smoking is close to being banned in most of Wellington's public spaces – including bus stops and the Botanic Gardens – as the capital heads towards becoming a city of non-smokers. City councillors will debate on Wednesday whether to approve an action pl
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36
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[Asia, China] Public to have its say on new smoking ban

THE city’s vice mayor yesterday announced the launch of an official fact-finding mission in preparation for an extension... The stricter rules are expected to come into force before the city hosts the 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion — an event
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:59
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[UK-Wales] Election 2016: What's in Plaid Cymru's manifesto for North Wales?

As part of their plans to save 10,000 lives in the next 10 years they want to: Ban smoking in parks, play areas, outside schools and on beaches; Consult on raising the age you can buy cigarettes to 21; Help colleges and universities to ban smoking on
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Apr 7, 2016 12:11
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[Asia, China] Draft proposal calls for smoking ban to be extended to key indoor and outdoor areas

Shanghai has submitted a draft proposal that will ban smoking in key indoor and outdoor areas in the city. Under the proposal, smoking will no longer be allowed in outdoor areas at local hospitals, parks and tourism spots as well as at some indoor publi
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:32
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[Ohio] Columbus Zoo, Wilds to go smoke-free

The Heart of Africa exhibit at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and The Wilds in Muskingum County will become smoke-free beginning Friday, encouraged by zoo patrons and advocacy groups who have sought the change for years. Th
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Apr 6, 2016 21:23
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New York banning smokeless tobacco at ballparks, other venues

This recent move by de Blasio is seen as a health home run for the Knock Tobacco Out of the Park campaign to rid baseball of tobacco. "With the mayor's signature, New York sends the right message to millions of young fans that chewing tobacco is dangerou
CNN
added Apr 6, 2016 21:22
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