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[Illinois] Clearing the air: Park district bans e-cigs at facilities

E-cigarette users won't be able to partake inside Decatur Park District facilities, the park board decided Wednesday. The ban on e-cigarettes, also called e-cigs or vapes, applies to areas that already did not allow cigarette smoking, such as the golf c
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added Apr 22, 2016 12:43
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking still banned - but you can freely puff on e-cigs on Vale Hospital grounds

the rules have been relaxed on vaping in a bid to further cut smoking rates. This comes despite mounting evidence that e-cigarettes are also toxic and extremely harmful to the lungs. This was the conclusion of Harvard researchers in this 2015 study.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Apr 24, 2016 02:26
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking still banned - but you can freely puff on e-cigs on Vale Hospital grounds

the rules have been relaxed on vaping in a bid to further cut smoking rates. This comes despite mounting evidence that e-cigarettes are also toxic and extremely harmful to the lungs. This was the conclusion of Harvard researchers in this 2015 study.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Apr 22, 2016 16:32
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[West Virginia] Fayette Board of Health eyes stronger smoking prohibitions

will consider changes to the Fayette County Clean Indoor Air Regulation to eliminate smoking in outdoor public places as well as all public and private places of employment. The amendment to the county's Clean Indoor Air Regulation will voted on by the b
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Apr 20, 2016 13:05
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[Oregon] Smoking, solicitation bans on Ashland City Council agenda Tuesday

a proposal originally suggested by Councilor Stefani Seffinger to ban smoking downtown will be on the agenda. She introduced the proposed ordinance saying the smoke can get thick and make it difficult for people who suffer from breathing difficulty. She a
Ashland (OR) Daily Tidings
added Apr 20, 2016 13:03
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes allowed on NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde sites

Electronic cigarettes can now be used within the grounds of hospitals run by Scotland's largest health board. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde decided back in December to allow restricted use of the devices after new evidence that they help tackle tobacco s
BBC Online
added Apr 20, 2016 13:02
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[Michigan] Dearborn City Council approves smoking bans in parks

Call it a compromise, or just a good start. The Dearborn City Council approved a measure banning smoking in some of its parks, and limiting it in others. On Tuesday, council members unanimously approved the change that will restrict smoking within 15 fe
Southgate (MI) Press & Guide
added Apr 18, 2016 22:04
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Rhode Island bill would ban smoking on public beaches

Rep. Joseph Shekarchi, a Warwick Democrat, says he was asked to introduce the bill after hearing concerns about cigarette butts left at Conimicut Point in Warwick. Shekarchi says beachgoers are bothered by the unsightly litter and the exposure to second
Washington Times
added Apr 18, 2016 03:18
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[UK-Scotland] Aberdeenshire Council could introduce new smoking ban

Aberdeenshire Council could ban people from smoking within their own cars on its properties. The local authority’s new smoking policy seeks to ensure people are not the victims of second-hand fumes. Under the proposals, smoking will be banned on any pre
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Apr 18, 2016 14:22
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[California] Belvedere to consider tighter smoking laws

City officials brought the discussion to the Monday meeting after years of receiving an “F” grade on a report card on tobacco control, conducted annually by the American Lung Association.
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Apr 15, 2016 18:42
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