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[New Jersey] VIDEO: Christie Won’t Force Towns To Ban Smoking At Beaches, Parks

Gov. Chris Christie shot down a statewide smoking ban at public parks and beaches for a second time on Friday, but told lawmakers that he would support a ban at those owned by the state. In conditionally vetoing the measure approved by the Legislature in
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2016 02:32

[Pennsylvania] Butt out: Cambria County’s trails to be tobacco-free

EBENSBURG – All three Cambria County-owned trails are now designated as tobacco-free zones as the result of a partnership between the Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority and the Young Lungs at Play initiative. Young Lungs at Play is a p
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Jul 16, 2016 13:59

[New York] Town of Huntington Looks to Ban Smoking on Athletic Fields

Officials met at the Tri-Village Field in Greenlawn this week to announce a new legislation that would prohibit smoking on Town of Huntington athletic fields. This legislation, drafted by councilman Mark Cuthbertson, is in response to several residents w
added Jul 16, 2016 00:43

[New Jersey] Christie vetoes smoking ban at beaches and parks a second time

but this time around he says he's willing to support a ban at state-run properties. Christie made the offer in his conditional veto message of legislation that sought to extend the state's prohibition on lighting up indoors to all areas of public parks a
Burlington County (NJ) Times
added Jul 16, 2016 00:36

[California] With Hermosa Beach smoking ban, the devil is in the details

City Council was expected to pass a smoking ban citywide—extending beyond current no-smoking areas to all public right-of-ways in the city—on Tuesday night. But there were two major changes to the ban. The first is a shift from a misdemeanor to an infrac
The Beach Reporter (Manhattan Beach, CA)
added Jul 16, 2016 00:34

[New York] You’re Out! New Legislation Would Prohibit Smoking on Athletic Fields Throughout Huntington

would prohibit smoking, traditional and e-cigarettes, on athletic fields across the Town of Huntington. In 2012, Suffolk County passed a law restricting smoking in county parks and beaches only to parking facilities. Under those provisions, smoking on c (NY)
added Jul 15, 2016 17:08

[Illinois] Chicago Baseball Becomes Tobacco-Free; Wrigley Game Tomorrow is City’s Historic First

Smokeless tobacco manufacturers spent more than $500 million on marketing in 2013 (the most recent data available), driving home the message that teen boys cannot be real men unless they chew. The link between baseball and chewing tobacco reinforces this
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:44
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[Australia] Smoking may soon be banned at Canberra's playgrounds

Smoking bans could be extended to children's playgrounds and play spaces in the ACT under a proposal out for community feedback. The ACT government on Wednesday published a discussion paper seeking public feedback on restricting smoking in public playgr
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:30

[Illinois] All chewed out: Chicago ballparks ban smokeless tobacco

But when the Cubs return to play at Wrigley Field on Friday — and White Sox return to U.S Cellular Field on July 21 — the use of smokeless tobacco products will be illegal at both ballparks, along with all “professional and amateur” sporting events in Ch
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jul 14, 2016 13:26

[California] Hermosa Beach coucil gives OK to smoking ban, rolling outages resolution

Hermosa Beach’s City Council tentatively approved an expanded smoking ban in the city’s outdoor areas at its Tuesday night meeting. The ban would apply to all public outdoor areas, and private outdoor areas where the public is invited, such as businesse
Easy Reader (Hermosa Beach, CA)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:52
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