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[Delaware] Last Delmarva Beach Town Without Smoking Ban May Add One

Leaders in South Bethany, Delaware are considering implementing a ban on smoking at the beach. South Bethany is currently the last community on the Delmarva coast without a public beach smoking ban.
NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Mar 5, 2017 01:01

[UK] Hospital refuses to ban smoking on its grounds because they say smokers are in danger when they stand near busy roads

Royal Bournemouth Hospital said it had previously tried to ban smoking / The hospital argues a ban would force people to smoke near a 50mph road / Campaigners say Royal Bournemouth should do more to discourage smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 5, 2017 00:10

[New York] Condo owners' secondhand smoke issue draws huge response

Lots of readers wrote in with suggestions for those condo owners whose balcony and even their apartment were spoiled by cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbors’ patio. Some suggested legal measures:
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Mar 3, 2017 13:05
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[UK] Royal Bournemouth Hospital won't ban smokers from grounds because it will ‘compromise their safety’

both Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals and Poole Hospital still allow smoking on site in designated shelters. And bosses at Royal Bournemouth Hospital said if they did enforce a ban, smokers may be at risk of being run over, particularly at ni
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Mar 3, 2017 12:53

[Florida] City to ban tobacco use

e step closer to banning smoking at all city-owned parks and Regional Transit Systems bus stops. Commissioners unanimously approved a first reading of a draft which bans all forms of smoking, including vaping and electronic cigarettes, at locations, whil
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Mar 3, 2017 12:46
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[New Jersey] Longport introduces smoking ban for beaches, other public property

On Feb. 22 the Board of Commissioners introduced an ordinance that would ban smoking on public property, including parks, public buildings and the beach. If the ordinance is approved, lighting up cigarettes and cigars on the beach would be prohibited, a
Shore News Today
added Mar 3, 2017 03:28

[Maine] Wiscasset bans smoking, vaping in public parks, community center ‘for the kids’

Board of Selectmen last week instituted a no-smoking or vaporizing policy for the community center, community playground and Sherman Park. The policy was enacted after Wiscasset Parks and Recreation Director Todd Souza’s asked town officials to develop a
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Mar 3, 2017 03:25

[Washington] Stance on vaping is in the sign

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department...has unveiled an updated no-smoking and no-vaping sign. Its a reminder that both activities are illegal indoors or within 25 feet of entryways, doors or windows. At the bottom of the sign are references to the regul
South Pierce County (WA) Dispatch/Marketplace
added Mar 2, 2017 23:04

[Canada] Smoking not permitted on town recreational lands

Council, with the exception of Coun. Morgan Nagel, gave the green light to update the town’s smoking bylaw to include no smoking on town-owned lands that are used for recreation. The bylaw includes e-cigarettes and applies to the Spray Lake Sawmills Fam
Cochrane Eagle (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 16:47

[Australia] Transport plan to butt out smokers

The Health Directorate and Transport Canberra are considering whether public transport waiting areas, including bus interchanges, bus stops, future light rail stops and taxi ranks, should be made smoke-free. Minister for Health, Meegan Fitzharris said C (au)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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