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Smoking is still OK at California state parks and beaches after Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a proposed ban

"The complete prohibition in all parks and beaches is too broad," he wrote in his veto message. "A more measured — and less punitive — approach might be warranted." The veto came a day after Brown also decided not to sign a bill that would have banned s
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 28, 2016 20:53
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[Washington] Monroe working to curb vaping in city parks

The Monroe City Council directed city staff to draft an administrative policy to discourage smoking and vaping in Monroe city parks last week, based on a recommendation by the Monroe Parks Board.
Monroe (WA) Monitor
added Sep 27, 2016 19:41
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[Massachusetts] Worcester health board nixes plans to regulate outdoor smoking, flavored tobacco

Board of Health has decided to forgo adopting a new regulation prohibiting smoking in outdoor areas of restaurants and bars. It has also put on hold for one year consideration of regulations governing the sale of flavored tobacco products and prohibiting
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 27, 2016 12:01
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[South Carolina] Rock Hill enacts smoking ban in public parks

Smokers will no longer be able to light up in public parks, courtesy of a decision Monday by the Rock Hill City Council. In a 4-2 vote, the council approved the second reading and adoption of a proposal that bans smoking, including the use of electronic
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Sep 27, 2016 12:00
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte repeats campaign vow to ban smoking in public areas

Duterte reiterated that he has Buerger's disease, which is a condition associated with smoking. "Smoking, Buerger’s disease: that’s why walang smoking zone—balang araw buong Pilipinas na ‘to. I will not allow smoking because you pass cancer to the peop
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:29
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[UK-Wales] Smoking ban could be rolled out across Swansea Bay beaches

Councillors are to discuss the possibility of the ban on smoking on Caswell Bay to be widened to other areas. There is a possibility the ban may take in more beaches in the bay as Swansea Council members review their decision five months after first imp
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 14:27
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California governor vetoes ban on public smoking at colleges

The bill would have allowed school trustees and board members to decide whether to fine campus smokers up to $100. In a veto message, the Democratic governor noted that the schools’ governing boards already have that authority...Brown also announced that
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2016 12:01
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[UK] Environmental health officers call for smoking ban in playgrounds

Smoking should be banned in all parks and playgrounds to reduce the chances of children growing up thinking that using cigarettes is normal, environmental health officers have told ministers. Zoos, theme parks and anywhere else children play should also
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:42
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[California] Gov. Brown kicks smokers out of bleachers at youth sports events

banned smoking and the use of electronic cigarettes within 250 feet of any Little League baseball game or other youth sports event. Brown signed the bill by Sen. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento), a pediatrician, who said tobacco products have no place near chi
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 24, 2016 15:05
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[California] EDITORIAL: Endorsement: Sonoma should stamp out secondhand smoke

Nov. 8. That’s when Sonoma voters will consider Measure W, a new second-hand smoke ordinance intended to pump some fresh air into the city’s nearly 25-year-old tobacco restrictions. Just how dated are Sonoma’s current smoking restrictions (or, Ordinance 9
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Sep 23, 2016 16:04
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