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[California] Use of e-cigarettes in public spaces, smoking in downtown banned in San Rafael

The council voted 4-1, with Councilman Andrew McCullough opposed, to modify the ordinance originally established in 2012. The new restrictions take effect 30 days after April 18, when the council will hold its second reading of the ordinance amendments.
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Apr 8, 2016 04:58

[Australia] VIDEO: Smoking to remain in outdoor drinking areas but not where food is served

A blanket ban on smoking in outdoor areas in pubs and cafes is ruled out by the Andrews government. Smokers you can breathe easy. The state government has rejected a push by health groups to stub out smoking in beer gardens and outdoor drinking areas.
The Age (au)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:26

[Australia] Smokers defying Blacktown Hospital rules to continue lighting up cigarettes outside entrance

In the ultimate snub to public health, they are turning the area outside the hospital’s entry foyer into a giant ashtray. They are smoking in full view of a swag of large signs pointing out that the hospital and its grounds are “100 per cent smoke free”
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Apr 5, 2016 17:00
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[Maryland] Mount Airy council passes ban on smoking in parks

The Town Council on Monday night approved an ordinance banning smoking in municipal parks except in designated areas. The ordinance was first proposed in November by Council member Jason Poirier. Although Poirier has been a council member for less than
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Apr 5, 2016 16:58

[Australia] Tom Elliott takes aim at the 'creeping ban' on smoking

Fifteen organisations are calling for smoking to be banned outside pubs, restaurants and cafes completely....Tom Elliott said he was sick of the "creeping ban" on smoking. "If they hate smoking so much… simply advocate for smoking to be banned for everyo
Radio 3AW
added Apr 5, 2016 16:44

[UK] E-cigarettes call after smoking ban at Hull Royal Infirmary

HOSPITAL boss Chris Long says e-cigarettes could help prevent visitors having to walk through "clouds of smoke" outside Hull Royal Infirmary. Chris Long, chief executive of Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, is calling for a "pragmatic solutio
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:26

[Australia] Calls for total smoking bans in outdoor areas of pubs, cafes

"The legislation will have the unintended consequence of effectively promoting alcohol consumption without food in outdoor areas where smoking is allowed." The groups said similar smoking laws recently passed in New South Wales had caused widespread con (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:16

[UK] Smoking is stubbed out at Malvern council's play areas

The council's executive committee this week agreed unanimously to sign up to the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control. The declaration commits the council to carrying out a series of actions to encourage people to give up smoking, to prevent
Worcester News (Newsquest [Worcester) Limited] (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 17:34

[New York] Court upholds smoking ban for parks

In a unanimous decision, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation acted within its regulatory powers by enacting a smoking ban..."The exercise of an individual right is not limitless.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Apr 2, 2016 13:49

[Canada] VIDEO: Smoking by-law breath of fresh air for Kamloops residents

The by-law also includes civic facilities like the Sandman Centre, so Blazers fans will need to find an alternative place to smoke. Many people, especially those with kids, are all for it, as are some smokers. The only stipulation they would want is hav
CFJC Today (ca)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:48
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