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[California] WeHo Flunks American Lung Association’s Annual Tobacco Control Study

West Hollywood got credit for banning smoking in outdoor dining areas and service areas. But it got an overall grade of D in the “smoke-free outdoor air” category because of the lack of control of smoke in entryways, at public events, in recreation areas
WEHOville (West Hollywood, CA)
added Jan 25, 2017 21:34

[Asia, China] Shanghai seeks ways to promote smoking ban

Political advisers in Shanghai have proposed the city learn from other cities about publicizing the smoking ban that will take effect in five weeks. Beginning March 1, all public indoor venues and work areas, as well as some outdoor places, such as art (cn)
added Jan 24, 2017 16:09

[Colorado] Parks and Rec approves survey on smoking policy

Board members discussed the possibility of banning cigarettes and tobacco from the Cortez Recreation Center at their November meeting. But they decided to release a public survey before they made their official suggestion to the Cortez City Council. Now
Cortez (CO) Journal
added Jan 24, 2017 17:00

[Florida] Hollywood may ban smoking at beach, parks and playgrounds

Hollywood would become the first city in South Florida to outlaw smoking on the beach under a proposal being considered Wednesday, officials say. The ban, if approved by commissioners, would also apply to Hollywood parks, fields and playgrounds – even t
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2017 23:40

Finland is set to become the first country to eradicate smokers

the updated legislation now mentions 2030 as the new goal. To make Finland smoke free the government is coming down hard on smokers. Starting this year, housing associations can now apply for a municipal permit for a smoking ban on balconies and yards bel
Business Insider
added Jan 19, 2017 17:52

[Wisconsin] Cigarette butts pile up at Wausau trail spot

Jim Force collects litter when he walks around town and along Wausau's River Edge Parkway. One of the troublesome spots on the route: beneath the Stewart Avenue bridge, where cigarette butts accumulate. "It's quite disgusting," Force said. "Smokers need
Wausau (WI) Daily Herald
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[California] West Sac looks to ban smoking in city parks

The West Sacramento City Council is expected to consider amending a city ordinance that would ban smoking in city parks and buildings at its meeting Wednesday evening. Currently, state law bans smoking inside a city building, as well as within 20 feet
KXTV ABC (Sacramento, CA)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:13

[Florida] Fear of lawsuit snuffs out Hollywood's proposed smoking ban at beach, parks

A proposed ban on smoking at Hollywood's beach, parks and playgrounds was snuffed out Wednesday when commissioners said they were worried about offending tourists and running afoul of state law. The power to ban outdoor smoking in the Sunshine State fal
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2017 03:37

Government Abruptly Kills Proposed Vaping Ban in National Parks but Won't Explain Why

“The proposal was opened, earlier this month, for 60 days comment,” NPS spokesperson Jeffrey Olson told Gizmodo over email. “The withdrawal is based upon a need to engage in additional interagency coordination and review of the proposal.” What does “a
added Jan 18, 2017 21:43
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[New York] On the Bright Side: Schoharie County officials create tobacco-free outdoor zones

Use of tobacco products is now prohibited in the village of Middleburgh’s parks and pool area; at the properties and facilities owned by the Schoharie Free Library in Schoharie; and at the Central Bridge Community Park and Morgan Crapser Village Green un
Oneonta (NY) Daily Star
added Jan 18, 2017 09:43
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