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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Taipei’s first non-smoking commercial zone unveiled

A pedestrian zone surrounding the Chianti Plaza in Taipei’s Xinyi District has been designated as the city’s first non-smoking commercial district. The Taipei Department of Environmental Protection and the Taipei Department of Health yesterday jointly set
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:38

[Washington] Richland says park smoking ban is ‘government overreach’

Smokers and vapers can puff away in Richland parks without restriction after the city council rejected a proposal to ban smoking at the HAPO Community Stage, near playgrounds and in other high-use spots.
Tri-City (WA) Herald
added Sep 24, 2016 21:47

NRPA Issues Position Statement on Tobacco Consumption in Parks

National Recreation and Park Association, the leading voice of park and recreation advocates nationwide, calls for a ban on the consumption and use of tobacco products at all public parks and recreation centers across the country. The statement represents
added Sep 21, 2016 21:09
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[California] Strict smoking ordinance to waft before voters

This Nov. 8, Sonoma voters will be asked to consider Measure W, a move to replace existing secondhand smoke protections in Sonoma with a stricter ordinance that constitutes a near total ban on smoking in public, including most outdoor areas, until now th
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Sep 21, 2016 01:25

[Oregon] VIDEO: Local Mom Speaks Out Against Smoking In Medford Parks

"I first think of my kids and I don't want them in secondhand smoke for even five seconds so I immediately pick up and leave but I'm also disappointed because my kids want to have fun just as much is anybody else's kids," said Allison Kirschenmann. Kir
KDRV ABC 12 (Medford, OR)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:25

[Ireland] GAA clubs ban smoking on grounds ($$)

St Mary’s will enforce the ban by a system of respect rather than harsh penalties INPHO A Donegal GAA club has become the second in the country to introduce a complete smoking ban within its grounds. St Mary’s in Convoy has said that it hoped others wo
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 16, 2016 16:19

[South Carolina] Rock Hill proposal for smoking ban for parks passes first reading

In a 4-3 vote, the Rock Hill City Council approved the first reading of a proposal that would ban smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, in all parks owned and operated by the city. Council members were divided while weighing public health
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Sep 14, 2016 01:50
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[Asia] Israel Railways fined NIS 6 million in no-smoking enforcement case

for failing to adequately enforce no-smoking laws at both its outdoor and indoor stations. The decision also required the company to pay NIS 1 million to the plaintiff’s lawyers and NIS 200,000 to the plaintiffs.
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 11, 2016 18:26

[Massachusetts] Is Boston enforcing any of its recent tobacco bans?

So have any of those bans actually been enforced? The short answer is yes, but enforcement often happens in the form of verbal or written warnings, rather than costly fines or other heavy-handed measures. Smokeless tobacco ban at sporting events
Boston (MA) Globe
added Sep 9, 2016 16:02

[Florida] Smoke-Free Campus Not Risk Free

Students who have chosen not to quit are now smoking just at the borders of campus. One popular spot to smoke now is the Amscot parking lot behind the Health and Wellness center, which Firth sees as “karma” since it is also right outside her office.
The Minaret (University of Tampa)
added Sep 9, 2016 15:55
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