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[Idaho] Lewiston Smoking Ordinance passes city council unanimously

"The ordinance specifically addresses secondhand smoke and it prohibits smoking in public buildings and in parks, other public spaces,” said Jim Bennett, Lewiston City Manager. This ordinance comes just as the weather warms up and more families, especial
KLEW-TV Channel 3 (Lewiston ID)
added Mar 17, 2017 21:07

[Minnesota] County board considers tobacco-free policy

Plan would not affect Freeborn County Fairgrounds or county parks... Freeborn County Public Health Director Sue Yost and Statewide Health Improvement Program Coordinator Alice Englin presented the plan to make most county property smoke free by July 1 du
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56

[UK] Smoke-free Pembrokeshire town centres mooted after beach ban

PEMBROKESHIRE’S smoke free beach scheme could be rolled out across the county, and even into town centres, after a successful pilot in Little Haven. Little Haven was made one of the UK’s only smoke free beaches last year. Although the scheme had some de
Milford & West Wales Mercury (uk)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:32

[Asia, Singapore] 2 smoking shelters to be built on Orchard Road by mid-April

SINGAPORE: Authorities are planning to build two smoking shelters on the streets of Orchard road by mid-April as part of a study to find out how effective these structures are in encouraging smokers to light up away from crowds.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 14, 2017 19:10

[California] La Mirada council to consider banning smoking in parks

The City Council will soon decide whether to end smoking at parks in La Mirada, following the 365 other California cities, including Whittier, that have already enacted their own bans. The council will discuss the proposal at their 5 p.m. study session T
Whittier (CA) Daily News
added Mar 14, 2017 15:46

[UK] Hart District Council launches smoke-free children's playground scheme

Hart District Council has joined forces with local town and parish councils to launch a smoke-free playground scheme. The voluntary ban has been introduced following a survey of Hart residents in which 98% of those responding agreed that children should
getHampshire (Aldershot News & Mail Group) (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:38

[California] Modesto gives final OK to park smoking ban

The City Council gave its final approval Tuesday to a smoking ban in Modesto’s 75 public parks and along public trails, including the Virginia Corridor. The ban takes effect 30 days after Tuesday’s final approval. The vote was 6-1, with Councilwoman Jen
Modesto (CA) Bee
added Mar 12, 2017 16:48

[Minnesota] Park Board bans use of e-cigs, chewing tobacco in parks

Park commissioners voted Wednesday to make all park property and facilities tobacco free by expanding a smoking policy to include e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s new policy prohibits the use of all tobacco pr
Southwest Journal (Minneapolis, MN)
added Mar 11, 2017 23:57

[Illinois] Condo owners have lots of thoughts on smoking issue

Lots of readers wrote in with suggestions for those condo owners whose balcony and apartment interior were spoiled by cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbors. Some suggested legal measures.
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Mar 11, 2017 23:48

[Australia] Mt Eliza Deli owner Ian Wigg signs up to Peninsula Health’s smoke-free charter

SMOKERS will have to butt out if they want to dine outdoors at a cafe in Mt Eliza. Mt Eliza Deli owner Ian Wigg said smoking and food don’t mix, so he took steps to solve the problem. “There is nothing worse than sitting (and) eating, and cigarette smo
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58
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