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[Rhode Island] Committee will decide on public smoking ban Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Members of the Town Council’s ordinance committee will decide this Thursday, June 2, whether to approve a complete ban on all smoking in town parks and recreation areas. Chairman Manny Giusti said he expects the significant amendment
Cumberland (RI) Valley Breeze
added Jun 1, 2016 20:04
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[Minnesota] SMITH: Rice County Fair Board makes right call in designating smoking areas

We see this new policy as a win-win situation for smokers and non-smokers alike. If somebody wants to smoke, they simply have to find a designated area, which fair officials say will be numerous and easy to locate. The Rice County Fair should be an event
Faribault (MN) Daily News
added Jun 1, 2016 19:56
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Essential Politics May archives: No smoking or vaping at California beaches or parks under this bill

Sen. Marty Block (D-San Diego) introduced SB 1333, which would make smoking or disposing of tobacco waste an infraction subject to a fine of up to $250. “Cigarettes are non-biodegradable and contain over 164 toxic chemicals,” Block told his colleagues.
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 1, 2016 19:41
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[Greece] Bid to enforce, extend smoking ban

the Hellenic Anti-cancer Institute has called on the government to redouble efforts to enforce an anti-smoking ban in restaurants, bars and other public places but also to extend the ban to children’s playgrounds, beaches and squares.
Kathimerini (gr)
added May 30, 2016 19:54
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[Hungary] Hungarian town of Sopron to ban smoking in downtown area

The general assembly of the northwest Hungarian town of Sopron decided last week to ban smoking in the downtown area. According to ikvahirek.eu news portal, it has not been finalised when the regulation enters into effect.
Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added May 30, 2016 19:53
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[New Jersey] WATCH: Do NJ beachgoers support a smoking ban?

Visitors to the Asbury Park Boardwalk on Saturday overwhelmingly supported a state bill that would give cigarettes the boot on beaches throughout New Jersey. But the jury is still out on whether Gov. Chris Christie will sign the bill, which the Legisla
NJ.com
added May 29, 2016 15:23
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[Washington] LETTER: Rant & Rave: Quit smoking — at my bus stop

RANT For secondhand smoke from other commuters at my bus stop. I keep my distance but the smoke is still noxious....If the city of Seattle wants to encourage the use of mass transit, smoking should be banned at transit stops.
Seattle (WA) Times
added May 29, 2016 14:18
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[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
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added May 28, 2016 01:48
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[California] Palm Springs considers ban on outdoor smoking

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
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added May 27, 2016 22:19
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Cough, cough, finally! No more smoking on the Jersey Shore

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?
Trenton (NJ) Times
added May 27, 2016 22:16
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