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[Colorado] Proposed Greeley smoking ban scaled back to playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor courts

The proposed ban — a scaled-back version of a change the council has been considering since April — would be an addition to existing city rules that ban smoking at public ball fields, pools and arenas. Initially, the ordinance called for a complete smok
Greeley (CO) Tribune
added Nov 15, 2018 14:04
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoking ban within 10m of kindergartens starts Dec. 31

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Wednesday that the latest amendment to the National Health Promotion Act banning smoking within 10 meters of kindergartens and day care centers will go into effect Dec. 31.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:58
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[UK] Welsh city and town centre smoking ban proposed by Mark Drakeford

The Welsh Labour leadership candidate has included the plan in his manifesto for the contest. Mr Drakeford, considered to be the favourite to win the election, also wants to ban smoking in the outdoor areas of cafes and restaurants. Currently smoking i
BBC Online
added Nov 12, 2018 22:05
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[Canada] Major health organizations support motion to ban smoking in CDN / NDG parks

A motion presented by City Councillor Marvin Rotrand to make parks in Cote des Neiges – Notre Dame de Grace smoke free will debated by the Borough Council Monday evening. The motion has garnered the support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Tobacc
Montreal Times (ca)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:09
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[North Carolina] Tobacco-free parks proposal up for debate in Greenville

The City Council will consider a new ordinance to ban all tobacco products at the locations -- including cigarettes and e-cigarettes. In 2014, the City Council supported a resolution for tobacco-free parks. Pitt County Health Director Dr. John Morrow is
WCTI NewsChannel12 (New Bern, NC)
added Nov 2, 2018 07:01
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[Rhode Island] Providence officials consider repealing smoking ban

The ban was backed by a group of businessmen led by former Mayor Joseph Paolino (pay-oh-LEE'-noh), a major downtown property owner. Supporters had said the ban was aimed at protecting the public from secondhand smoke.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 2, 2018 06:59
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: The city’s new smoking ban in parks is well intended

However, the decision has been made. The ban has been adopted and will be enforced in some fashion. Let’s hope it is uniform and fair. If not, the Council might want to revisit the ban.
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Oct 28, 2018 15:51
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[Canada] Legal cannabis won’t change social housing rules, Nunavut Housing Corp. says

If you’re a smoker in Nunavut, you now have to take a few extra steps away from certain buildings when you go outside to smoke a cigarette—or joint. Since cannabis was legalized across Canada Oct. 17, Nunavut has increased the buffer zone around most wo
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Oct 26, 2018 18:52
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[Washington] Smoking banned in most Walla Walla city parks

Lighting up in Walla Walla parks could now result in a $500 fine. City Council members decided in a split vote Wednesday night to ban smoking and vaping tobacco and marijuana products in most city parks. Parks and Recreation Director Andy Coleman said
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Oct 26, 2018 18:49
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[Canada] Should smoking legal cannabis be allowed at Montreal’s Santa Claus parade?

With cannabis now legal in Montreal, some are wondering whether smoking should be banned at public events where children are present, such as Montreal’s annual Santa Claus parade. It was a question raised by Coun. Abdelhaq Sari at Montreal city council
Global News (ca)
added Oct 26, 2018 15:04
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