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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
added May 29, 2016 15:23

[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

[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

[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

[California] Senate approves tobacco-free zone at kids' athletic events

Los Angeles Times
added May 27, 2016 22:15

[West Virginia] Business owners fired up over proposed smoking regulations

Business owners who feel their livelihoods would suffer should the Fayette County Board of Health pass stronger smoking regulations got fired up during a meeting Thursday at the health department in Fayetteville...would prohibit smoking inside hotels, pri
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added May 27, 2016 18:52

[New Jersey] Was this a really bad day for smokers in N.J.?

Convenience stores and and gas stations have opposed the bill because they say the loss of revenue from the "ancillary" items these young smokers buy – like coffee or a sandwich– would hurt them significantly.
added May 27, 2016 22:16

[New Jersey] No more butts on the beach, N.J. Legislature says

New Jersey lawmakers, undeterred by a likely veto from Gov. Christie, voted Thursday to ban smoking in public parks and beaches statewide. The Senate voted, 24-6, in favor of the legislation, and the Assembly 63-7, with four abstentions. Christie, a Rep
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added May 26, 2016 22:37

[New Jersey] VIDEO: Christie: NJ must butt-out on beach smoking ban

Gov. Chris Christie, despite claiming to be anti-smoking, has vetoed such legislation in the past and says he’s thinking about issuing another veto. It’s an odd position for Christie to take, because when he was a candidate for president, he frequently
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added May 26, 2016 22:32
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