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[New Zealand] The death of a drink and a durrie? Capital pubs in limbo over smoking area rules

Health authorities have found fault with almost 40 smoking areas in central Wellington's bars, forcing some owners to simply ban smoking out of frustration that the rules are as hazy as a cloud of smoke. In May, smokefree environment officers assessed 4
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 17, 2016 07:07
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[California] Oxnard smoking, vaping ban in effect on Tuesday

Oxnard's smoking ban, which affects most outdoor areas in the city, goes into effect on Tuesday. The ordinance, passed unanimously by City Council in September, applies to tobacco, marijuana and vaping. Areas where smoking is banned include: outdoor di
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 17, 2016 07:03

[California] People who live in public housing would be banned from smoking and vaping in their homes under new bill

“This is a great step forward in protecting families by significantly reducing exposure to second-hand smoke and this bill codifies federal regulations,” Wood said. “In AB 62, we are taking it a step further by including the use of e-cigarettes to be con
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 15, 2016 05:00

[Arkansas] Harrisburg looks at smoking, tobacco ban in certain public areas

The plan is part of an initiative with St. Bernards to raise awareness involving the health risks of smoking or secondhand smoke. The ordinance will regulate tobacco use in venues including ball fields, pool areas or any public place where people are i
added Dec 15, 2016 04:57
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[Michigan] East Lansing approves outdoor smoking ban

East Lansing's City Council approved a smoking ban prohibiting the use of tobacco in city parks, plazas and recreational facilities. The council unanimously approved the ordinance following a public hearing Tuesday, according to East Lansing Mayor Mark M
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41

[California] Revised smoking ban OK'd

Bennett and Long rewrote their original proposal to exempt sidewalks and streets unless they were used for a public event or dining. They also decided to allow owners of private businesses to designate areas where smoking is allowed. The changes were en
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 28, 2016 14:06
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[Asia, India] DAMA: Thanks For the Music, NH7 Weekender, But I Didn’t Need the Smoking

There were also other means through which organisers of the “Happiest Music Festival” tacitly accepted public smoking – no “smoking prohibited” signs, absence of smoking areas and sale of cigarette boxes at the venue. As a result, public smoking was ramp
The Quint (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26

[Canada] Restrictions on smoking and vaping to tighten next May

City council gave three readings Monday to a bylaw that will prohibit lighting up within six metres of a bus stop, bar or restaurant patio, food truck or tent, or drive-thru that serves food, and within 25 metres of any outdoor sports field or playground.
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 20:30

[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: Smokefree Esk St -- just a request, right?

For now, the council is rightly looking to consult with the public over the policy. Initial indications are that councillors are particularly interested in whether just the street's pocket parks be given the designation. In which case it wouldn't apply t
Southland Times (nz)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:31

[Alabama] New ordinance requires smokers to be at least 30 feet away from public buildings

An amendment to present a smoking ordinance was presented and approved by the Ozark city council Tuesday night. Not only is smoking not allowed inside buildings, but now, smokers have to be at least 30 feet away from the property.
WTVY Channel 4 (Dothan, AL)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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