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[New Zealand] Wellington set to ban smoking and vaping in most public spaces

Smoking is close to being banned in most of Wellington's public spaces – including bus stops and the Botanic Gardens – as the capital heads towards becoming a city of non-smokers. City councillors will debate on Wednesday whether to approve an action pl
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36

[California] Use of e-cigarettes in public spaces, smoking in downtown banned in San Rafael

The council voted 4-1, with Councilman Andrew McCullough opposed, to modify the ordinance originally established in 2012. The new restrictions take effect 30 days after April 18, when the council will hold its second reading of the ordinance amendments.
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Apr 8, 2016 04:58
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[UK-Wales] Election 2016: What's in Plaid Cymru's manifesto for North Wales?

As part of their plans to save 10,000 lives in the next 10 years they want to: Ban smoking in parks, play areas, outside schools and on beaches; Consult on raising the age you can buy cigarettes to 21; Help colleges and universities to ban smoking on
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Apr 7, 2016 12:11

[Asia, China] Public to have its say on new smoking ban

THE city’s vice mayor yesterday announced the launch of an official fact-finding mission in preparation for an extension... The stricter rules are expected to come into force before the city hosts the 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion — an event
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:59

[Asia, China] Draft proposal calls for smoking ban to be extended to key indoor and outdoor areas

Shanghai has submitted a draft proposal that will ban smoking in key indoor and outdoor areas in the city. Under the proposal, smoking will no longer be allowed in outdoor areas at local hospitals, parks and tourism spots as well as at some indoor publi
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:32
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[Ohio] Columbus Zoo, Wilds to go smoke-free

The Heart of Africa exhibit at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and The Wilds in Muskingum County will become smoke-free beginning Friday, encouraged by zoo patrons and advocacy groups who have sought the change for years. Th
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Apr 6, 2016 21:23
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New York banning smokeless tobacco at ballparks, other venues

This recent move by de Blasio is seen as a health home run for the Knock Tobacco Out of the Park campaign to rid baseball of tobacco. "With the mayor's signature, New York sends the right message to millions of young fans that chewing tobacco is dangerou
added Apr 6, 2016 21:22

[Maine] Winthrop council bans e-cigarettes at town beach, considers broader tobacco policy

those signs will be getting a makeover. At its Monday meeting, the Town Council unanimously approved a ban on not just traditional smoking and tobacco use at the town beach, but also new smoking technologies such as electronic cigarettes.
Kennebec Journal
added Apr 6, 2016 16:38

[Australia] VIDEO: Smoking to remain in outdoor drinking areas but not where food is served

A blanket ban on smoking in outdoor areas in pubs and cafes is ruled out by the Andrews government. Smokers you can breathe easy. The state government has rejected a push by health groups to stub out smoking in beer gardens and outdoor drinking areas.
The Age (au)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:26

[Australia] Smokers defying Blacktown Hospital rules to continue lighting up cigarettes outside entrance

In the ultimate snub to public health, they are turning the area outside the hospital’s entry foyer into a giant ashtray. They are smoking in full view of a swag of large signs pointing out that the hospital and its grounds are “100 per cent smoke free”
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Apr 5, 2016 17:00
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