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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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[District of Columbia] DC mayor: Arrests for pot smoking unlikely at inauguration

Washington's mayor says police won't be looking to arrest people for smoking marijuana in public on Inauguration Day. Pro-pot activists are planning to give away 4,200 free joints during the inauguration, which is legal in the District of Columbia. They
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2017 02:49
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GILLESPIE: National Park Service Will Permanently Ban Vaping Wherever it Bans Smoking

You don't need to believe that vaping is a technology that might "save a billion lives" to wonder why the hell the NPS is pursuing such a stupid goal. And a vague one, too: Follwoing the FDA's language, the proposed revisions talks about "nicotine delive
Reason Magazine
added Jan 9, 2017 01:55
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[District of Columbia] U.S. agency to free up protest sites during Trump inauguration

At least one protest could come with a cloud of marijuana smoke, as the DCMJ pro-pot lobbying group, which spearheaded the legalization of the drug in Washington D.C. in 2015, plans to distribute 4,200 joints near the inaugural site.
Reuters
added Jan 7, 2017 02:45
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[Texas] Two More Valley Cities Pass Sweeping Public Smoking Bans

Weslaco and Donna have become the latest cities in the Valley to pass sweeping public smoking restrictions. City commissioners this week approved comprehensive ordinances that prohibit smoking inside all public buildings, within 120 feet of a public buil
KURV 710 (Edinburg, TX)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:58
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New York Appeals Panel Affirms Public Vaping Ban In New York City

appellate panel on Jan. 3 affirmed the constitutionality of a ban on e-cigarettes or vaping devices in schools, restaurants and outdoor public spaces in New York City because the “one-subject rule” in the state’s constitution does not apply to local laws
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 6, 2017 01:01
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[Finland] Housing companies now free to ban smoking on balconies

New legislation will make it possible for housing companies to ban smoking on balconies in 2017, if enough of the residents of the building agree to the plan. Enforcing a ban will be complicated, however, and property management representatives predict t
YLE24 (fi)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:12
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[Maryland] Parks Smoking Ban Goes into Effect in Gaithersburg, Md. Today

A new parks smoking ban goes into effect today in Gaithersburg, Md., one of a handful of anti-smoking changes enacted by the city last October. Beginning today, smoking and vaping on all municipal property is prohibited with only a few exceptions. The b
HalfWheel
added Jan 2, 2017 00:04
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