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[Kansas] Push begins to end smoking at Emporia playgrounds, parks, sports facilities

Healthier Lyon County is starting an education effort that could lead to a city ordinance eliminating tobacco products from playgrounds, parks as a whole or outdoor sports venues.
KVOE (Emporia, KS)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:28

[Georgia] VIDEO: Possible ordinance would make Columbus smoke-free

Breathe Easy Columbus is a coalition of community partners working to ensure that all workers are protected from secondhand smoke exposure. This is the group that presented an example ordinance at city council of what a “smoke-free Columbus” would look
WTVM-TV Ch. 9 (Columbus, GA)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:17
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[UK] Smoking ban proposed in children's play areas

The council is consulting on a voluntary smoking ban in public play areas Comments (0) Parents could soon be urged to stub out their cigarettes in council-run play areas as officials consider a voluntary smoking ban.
Lincolnshire Echo (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:13

[Indiana] Batesville Bans Smoking In Most Parks

Batesville City Council voted Monday to enact the ordinance banning smoking in nearly all the city’s public parks. The ban also applies to e-cigarettes and vaping. The lone exception is Liberty Park. Batesville Parks and Recreation Director Mike Baumer
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH (Lawrenceburg, IN)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53

[Montana] SHS reAct members ask council to make city’s parks, nearby areas safer & tobacco free

The City Council meeting held Monday, Feb. 6, started with four members of the Shelby High School reACT group making a presentation to the council. TJ Reynolds, Maddy Hellinger, David Kelleher and Andrew Johnson, along with advisor Lauri Tokerud, spoke to
Shelby (MT) Promoter
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[UK] Smoking could be banned across children’s parks in Worksop

Views are being sought on a smoking ban across children’s play parks in Worksop. Bassetlaw District Council is asking residents, schools and businesses for their views on the ban, which would involve signage being placed in and around parks asking people
Gainsborough Standard (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[Arkansas] Fort Smith directors talk signs, smoking

Ward 4 Director George Catsavis suggested that there be designated smoking areas away from where kids are playing and with trash cans to cut back on cigarette butt litter. Reinert has had mixed responses from the public concerning the ban, he said. Some
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52

[Arkansas] River Valley Parks Now Smoke Free

The Fort Smith Parks Commission voted unanimously last Wednesday to ban smoking and smokeless tobacco products in city parks. The ordinance draft states that anyone caught violating the smoking ban in either of the city's 24 parks will be fined a minimu
KNWA-TV and KFTA-TV (Fayetteville, AR)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Still lighting up at public spots despite smoking ban

It has been two weeks since public parks and other open areas were gazetted by the government as no-smoking zones. However, a check at five parks in the Klang Valley showed none had put up any notice boards, let alone enforce the law When contacted, se
The Star (my)
added Feb 15, 2017 15:22
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[Florida] Hollywood to post signs urging people not to smoke at beach, parks

You’ll soon start seeing signs like these at the beach and parks throughout Hollywood encouraging people not to smoke. But smokers have the right to ignore the signs and puff away to their heart’s content. In Florida, only state legislators can ban sm
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Feb 17, 2017 21:21
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