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[Colorado] General Government Committee mulls smoking ban in city parks

Community members are invited to offer input on a proposal to either ban smoking completely in city parks, or ban it within a 50-foot radius of playground equipment in parks owned by the City of Cañon City. Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Fremont Co
Canon City (CO) Daily Record
added Oct 7, 2016 01:07

[California] Saratoga: Smoking regulations continue city’s smoke-free effort

Saratoga updated the city’s smoking regulations over the summer, essentially prohibiting smoking in almost all open areas. This includes all dining areas, including enclosed or open spaces; in the common areas of all hotels and multifamily developments,
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 6, 2016 16:05

[Maine] VIDEO: City Councilors Say Sidewalk Smoking Is Becoming An Issue

City councilors say people gathering on sidewalks to smoke is becoming a growing problem in South Portland. The Portland Press Herald reports the issue was raised Monday as city councilors approved a measure that banned the use of tobacco within 25 feet
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:16

[California] Could Santa Barbara Go Smoke-Free?

The City of Santa Barbara on Tuesday took baby steps toward updating its 14-year-old smoking ordinance, which is out of sync with state law, doesn’t address electronic smoking devices or medical marijuana, and is overall far too lenient, according to the
Santa Barbara (CA) Independent
added Oct 5, 2016 20:08
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[California] New Smoking Bans Considered By Santa Barbara City Council

City Council members voted to update smoking ordinance by increasing smoking bans in public areas. Supporters want it to prohibit second-hand smoke in the entrances of businesses along State Street where they said smokers often loiter. A new ordinance c
KEYT-TV (Santa Barbara, CA)
added Oct 5, 2016 19:54

[Maine] South Portland council riled by sidewalk smokers

approved a measure that banned the use of tobacco products within 25 feet of a school bus stop....Councilor Claude Morgan said he raised the issue of sidewalk smoking at the request of a constituent because residents of a South Portland Housing Authority
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Oct 5, 2016 20:17
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[UK] More Cornish Play Areas To Ban Smoking

Parents who smoke are going to be stopped from lighting up in more Cornish parks. Play areas in Looe, Launceston and Four Lanes are among those that are already officially smoke free. Now it is going to be rolled out to another six areas over the next
Pirate FM (uk)
added Oct 4, 2016 14:04

[New York] Farley Community Park Celebrates Being Tobacco-Free

The town of Schroeppel recognizes that tobacco use in proximity of children, youth and adults engaging in or watching recreational activities is unhealthy and detrimental to the health of others. Tobacco products are also often discarded on the ground,
Oswego County (NY) Today
added Oct 3, 2016 21:41

[California] Expanded non-smoking law goes into effect in Sunnyvale

The updated ordinance prohibits smoking in all outdoor areas where food or drinks are consumed, within 25 feet of the doors and windows of buildings and within 25 feet of service areas such as bus stops. The limits also prohibit smoking at public events
KRON 4 (San Francisco, CA)
added Oct 2, 2016 01:41

[UK] Smoke-free play zones gain popular support

The CIEH called for the zones after research carried out on its behalf by YouGov found 89 per cent of adults in Britain would support a smoking ban in children’s play areas and 57 per cent would support a smoking ban in public parks. The organisation has
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Sep 29, 2016 15:50
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