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[Canada] City considers changes to smoke-free playgrounds bylaw

City of Grande Prairie administrators have crafted the latest revision to the Smoke-Free Playgrounds and Athletics Fields Bylaw by including recreational facilities in the ordinance. “It’s an amendment to an existing bylaw that was already in place fo
Grand Prairie (Alb) Daily Herald-Tribune
added Jan 31, 2017 17:18

[Ireland] Jo'Burger's "common sense" outdoor smoking ban

Jo'Burger has called its decision to clamp down on smoking outside its doors "common sense", as the number of dining establishments making their outdoor areas smoke-free zones increases around Dublin. Joe Macken, one of the owners of the gourmet burger
Newstalk 106-108 FM (ie)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:16

[Australia] Smoking ban introduced in Queensland's national parks in effort to make 'air fresher'

The Queensland Government is concerned the air is not fresh enough in national parks, citing air quality and passive smoking as key reasons for a partial smoking ban that comes into force tomorrow. National Parks Minister Dr Steven Miles said the new re
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 31, 2017 14:07

[California] Laguna Beach looks at banning smoking in all public places

alleys, bike paths, sidewalks, parking lots and plazas — as well as common areas of multi-unit residences. In a unanimous vote, the council directed staff to return with a draft ordinance. Electronic cigarettes and vaporizers would be treated as tobacco
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 26, 2017 17:13

[California] WeHo Flunks American Lung Association’s Annual Tobacco Control Study

West Hollywood got credit for banning smoking in outdoor dining areas and service areas. But it got an overall grade of D in the “smoke-free outdoor air” category because of the lack of control of smoke in entryways, at public events, in recreation areas
WEHOville (West Hollywood, CA)
added Jan 25, 2017 21:34

[Asia, China] Shanghai seeks ways to promote smoking ban

Political advisers in Shanghai have proposed the city learn from other cities about publicizing the smoking ban that will take effect in five weeks. Beginning March 1, all public indoor venues and work areas, as well as some outdoor places, such as art (cn)
added Jan 24, 2017 16:09

[Colorado] Parks and Rec approves survey on smoking policy

Board members discussed the possibility of banning cigarettes and tobacco from the Cortez Recreation Center at their November meeting. But they decided to release a public survey before they made their official suggestion to the Cortez City Council. Now
Cortez (CO) Journal
added Jan 24, 2017 17:00

[Florida] Hollywood may ban smoking at beach, parks and playgrounds

Hollywood would become the first city in South Florida to outlaw smoking on the beach under a proposal being considered Wednesday, officials say. The ban, if approved by commissioners, would also apply to Hollywood parks, fields and playgrounds – even t
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2017 23:40

Finland is set to become the first country to eradicate smokers

the updated legislation now mentions 2030 as the new goal. To make Finland smoke free the government is coming down hard on smokers. Starting this year, housing associations can now apply for a municipal permit for a smoking ban on balconies and yards bel
Business Insider
added Jan 19, 2017 17:52

[Wisconsin] Cigarette butts pile up at Wausau trail spot

Jim Force collects litter when he walks around town and along Wausau's River Edge Parkway. One of the troublesome spots on the route: beneath the Stewart Avenue bridge, where cigarette butts accumulate. "It's quite disgusting," Force said. "Smokers need
Wausau (WI) Daily Herald
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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