Headlines Tagged with Outdoors — 11,182 headlines found
[Oregon] Eugene’s parks go smoke-free on June 1, but city will be soft on enforcement for three months
But violators will receive the white-glove treatment for the first three months of the smoking ban. June 1 kicks off the three-month “education period” before officials begin enforcing the smoking ban with citations. The education effort will include n
May 28, 2016 Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added May 28, 2016 01:48
City Councilman Geoff Kors is exploring a change to the city’s smoking ordinance that would eliminate smoking on the outdoor patios at restaurants and bars, a move meant to protect not only other patrons from the effects of second-hand smoke, but the wor
May 27, 2016 Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added May 27, 2016 22:19
A ban on smoking in parks and on beaches will protect public health and reduce litter. Do Republican backers have the backbone to override a likely Christie veto?
May 27, 2016 Trenton (NJ) Times
added May 27, 2016 22:16
May 27, 2016 Los Angeles Times
added May 27, 2016 22:15
Business owners who feel their livelihoods would suffer should the Fayette County Board of Health pass stronger smoking regulations got fired up during a meeting Thursday at the health department in Fayetteville...would prohibit smoking inside hotels, pri
May 27, 2016 Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added May 27, 2016 18:52
Convenience stores and and gas stations have opposed the bill because they say the loss of revenue from the "ancillary" items these young smokers buy – like coffee or a sandwich– would hurt them significantly.
May 26, 2016 NJ.com
added May 27, 2016 22:16
New Jersey lawmakers, undeterred by a likely veto from Gov. Christie, voted Thursday to ban smoking in public parks and beaches statewide. The Senate voted, 24-6, in favor of the legislation, and the Assembly 63-7, with four abstentions. Christie, a Rep
May 26, 2016 Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added May 26, 2016 22:37
Gov. Chris Christie, despite claiming to be anti-smoking, has vetoed such legislation in the past and says he’s thinking about issuing another veto. It’s an odd position for Christie to take, because when he was a candidate for president, he frequently
May 26, 2016 Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added May 26, 2016 22:32
The Assembly voted 62-7 on Thursday to ban smoking on beaches and in public parks. The bill would allow towns and counties to set aside 15 percent of their beaches as a smoking area. But that exception would not apply to parks.
May 26, 2016 Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 26, 2016 22:31
Lawmakers in New Jersey have sent a measure to Gov. Chris Christie's desk to ban smoking on public beaches and parks.
May 26, 2016 WPVI-TV Channel 6 (Philadelphia, PA)
added May 26, 2016 22:28