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[California] Sonoma may stub out outdoor smoking

It’s an ashtray. If customers dining on the front patio of the Swiss Hotel want to smoke a cigarette or a cigar, there is nothing to stop them from lighting up. Unlike many other cities, Sonoma is a bit of an outlier, with no rules restricting outdoor
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added May 23, 2016 15:37

[Tennessee] The only one who voted FOR smoking at Ascend Amphitheater

His grandfather handed him a Marlboro and a brass Zippo lighter when he was 9. Robert Swope has been smoking ever since. And the freshman Metro councilman doesn’t apologize for it.
The Tennessean
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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[New York] City of Canandaigua considers ban on tobacco use in parks

An accumulation of cigarette butts, along with health considerations, are prompting consideration of a ban on tobacco use in Canandaigua city parks such as Kershaw Park.The City of Canandaigua is considering banning smoking and all tobacco products at c
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added May 21, 2016 23:04

[Africa] Uganda bans smoking in public places

People lighting up in bars, restaurants or hotels now face being fined $60 (£41) or jailed for up to two months. And smokers must be at least 50 metres away from public spaces, such as schools, hospitals and taxi ranks. The new laws also ban the sale of e
BBC Online
added May 19, 2016 20:09
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[UK] Anti-smoking campaigners back smoke free trial at Canterbury playgrounds

Anti-smoking campaigners say measures to tackle lighting up in children's playgrounds could be rolled out across the city. Canterbury City Council, in a joint effort with Kent County Council, is trialling smoke-free zones in five of Canterbury's outdoor
Canterbury Times (uk)
added May 19, 2016 11:29

[California] Marin strengthens smoking ban on county property

Supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to amend the law “to clarify the prohibition” adopted in 2007 that bans smoking inside all enclosed facilities owned or operated by the county, as well as in outdoor areas within 20 feet of any doors or operable w
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added May 18, 2016 20:02
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[Tennessee] Smokers will soon be unable to light up at Ascend Amphitheater

A bill to ban smoking at the new outdoor downtown Nashville venue passed its third reading Tuesday night with the Metro Council. It means smoking is no longer allowed at Ascend Amphitheater.
WKRN-TV Ch. 2 (Nashville, TN)
added May 18, 2016 18:54

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Ban all smoking on beaches, in parks

State government does have a role in addressing a public health hazard, and while many municipalities already have their own smoking bans, that hardly precludes state-level action. It’s time to stop haggling over minor details and get a significant ban i
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added May 17, 2016 20:43

[Washington] E-cigs could be banned in all bars, restaurants in Whatcom County

The restriction would put the use of e-cigarettes in the same category as traditional cigarettes, which can’t be smoked in public places including workplaces, bars, restaurants, non-tribal casinos and bowling alleys. If approved, the measure would expan
Bellingham (WA) Herald
added May 17, 2016 16:11

[Texas] Belton Council considers banning smoking on city property

City Council members discussed creating an ordinance that will forbid smoking on city of Belton property — including outdoor parks — at Tuesday’s workshop. Mayor pro tem David Leigh said he wanted to bring the topic of Belton becoming a smoke-free city be
Temple (TX) Daily Telegram
added May 16, 2016 14:47
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