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[New York] National Park Service proposes formal vaping ban

inhaling nicotine with electronic cigarettes, formally would be banned in various areas or buildings at national parks under a proposed rule by the National Park Service. This would equalize how vapers and other smokers are treated, permitting superinten
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jan 13, 2017 19:00
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[Australia] EXPLAINED: New smoking rules coming on February 1

Only five months after overhauls of the laws, next month will mark the start of smoking being banned in national parks within 10 metres of in-use campsites and public facilities including picnic tables, barbecues, visitor information centres, shelters, j
Bundaberg (QLD) NewsMail and Guardian (au)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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[Arkansas] Council tables no-smoking ordinance in city parks

The Eureka Springs Parks and Recreation Department still doesn't have an official smoking policy in city parks. On Monday night, the Eureka Springs City Council tabled discussion on two proposed no-smoking ordinances in city parks. The council first loo
Lovely County (AR) Citizen
added Jan 11, 2017 21:12
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[Colorado] Superior's outdoor smoking, vaping ban stumbles amid regulation concerns

Superior leaders tabled an ordinance Monday night that would have barred smoking in public areas such as town parks and open space — a ban, more controversially, that would have included e-cigarettes and vaping. The ban, which would have been enforced o
Boulder (CO) Daily Camera
added Jan 11, 2017 13:11
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Orchard ramps up fight against smoking

Designated smoking points are making their mark along the Orchard Road shopping belt, as the area inches towards becoming smoke-free. Last month, four white L-shaped markings were painted outside several shopping malls, demarcating a rectangular zone wi
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 8, 2017 22:01
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Black Nazarene devotees reminded that Rizal Park is a No Smoking, No Littering Zone

A group promoting a trash-less “Traslacion” has reminded the followers of the Black Nazarene to faithfully observe the “no smoking, no littering” of Rizal Park where the night-long vigil will take place on January 8. The EcoWaste Coalition, a waste and
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:57
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[Texas] Weslaco, Donna ban smoking

Thanks to the approval of the Weslaco and Donna city commissions on Tuesday, smoking will be prohibited in restaurants and bars — except outdoor seating areas — located in said communities. This extends to public places such as shopping malls, retail sto
Brownsville (TX) Herald
added Jan 8, 2017 14:36
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[Colorado] Superior eyes limited outdoor smoking ban, including e-cigarettes

Vaping in Superior's parks and open-space areas could soon be drawing to a close. Officials are poised to approve a revision of town code at Monday's Board of Trustees meeting that would include a ban on smoking in specific outdoor areas such as public
Boulder (CO) Daily Camera
added Jan 7, 2017 16:47
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[UK] DOCKRELL: Smoking and vaping in public places

Martin Dockrell, Tobacco Control Programme Lead at Public Health England, considers how vaping is changing thinking on smokefree policies... A key plank of PHE’s position is that vaping is not the same as smoking. You might prohibit both but you shouldn’
Royal Society for Public Health (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:40
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National Park Service to Update Smoking Regs to Include E-Cigarettes

The proposed revisions would change the regulation that defines smoking to include the use of electronic cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). The proposed revisions would also allow a superintendent to close an area, building,
National Park Service (U.S. Department of the Interior)
added Jan 7, 2017 03:24
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