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[Rhode Island] North Providence, RI Unanimously Passes Parks Smoking Ban

It’s an expansion of the town’s current ban, which was enacted in 1997, but only banned smoking within 15 feet of recreational areas, as well as in seating areas of sports facilities, the town’s playground and its lone beach. The new ban not only bans s
added Aug 8, 2016 20:27
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[New Jersey] 'Beaches into ashtrays': After conditional veto, smoking still OK on most NJ beaches

New Jersey Sierra Club director Jeff Tittel said he believes Christie is "sacrificing" the health and safety of people on the beach with the veto, considering secondhand smoke and potentially lit cigarettes buried in the sand..."We shouldn't be OK with t
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Aug 7, 2016 03:35

[Colorado] Glenwood outdoor smoking ban fires up

It’s official: Smoking is no longer allowed outdoors during the better part of the day in downtown Glenwood Springs, as well as in parks, along public trails or near bus stops. The city’s new smoking ordinance went into effect Friday following a 10-day
Glenwood Springs (CO) Post Independent
added Aug 5, 2016 23:47

[UK] Effort to stop smoking in children’s play parks launched in the city

They are areas where children should be playing and getting active - not breathing in lethal fumes. That is the message from children in dozens of Norwich play areas where 85 signs have been erected discouraging parents from smoking. The initiative is
Norwich Evening News (uk)
added Aug 5, 2016 12:57

[UK] Hospital's 'smoke free' streets plan condemned by Forest

Forest has criticised plans to make the streets around Birmingham Children's Hospital a smoke free zone... "I can understand why they don't want people smoking close to the main entrance but restricting smoking in neighbouring streets is ridiculous. "T
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:16

[New Zealand] Auckland considers outdoor smoking bans

A smoking ban in open spaces, such as pavements, civic squares and beaches, is to be investigated by Auckland Council. The entire central business district could also be covered by a new bylaw. The council's regional strategy and policy committee today
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Aug 9, 2016 20:49

[UK] Views sought on first proposed public smoke-free zone outside Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Birmingham Children’s Hospital is encouraging people to have their say on proposals to introduce the city’s first smoke-free zone around its site. A consultation has been launched today seeking views on the plans that would restrict smoking on both side
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 10:58

[Finland, Russia] Tougher tobacco rules may spark housing disputes

Tobacco Act takes effect on August 15. Most of the changes are part of the EU's Tobacco Products Directive of 2014.... The most controversial clause... will likely be those making it easier for housing companies and associations to block smoking on balcon
YLE24 (fi)
added Aug 2, 2016 21:30

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] They can only puff in designated yellow circles in heritage enclave

George Town is believed to be the only no-smoking district in Malaysia with these little corners of refuge for smokers. The corners are not roofed so the smoke will dissipate quickly. And you will have to carry your own portable ashtray. “No one will th
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47

Smoking on A Seabourn Ship Could Now Cost You $250

In some ways, you can still smoke on your balcony on Seabourn cruise ships. It will just cost you $250 a day to do so. As Cruise Critic’s Erica Silverstein reports, the line has actually widened its ban on smoking, which now includes the balconies on its
added Aug 1, 2016 15:45
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