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Thailand bans smoking and littering on dozens of its beaches which are hugely popular with tourists

The country has 357 beaches nationwide and environmentalists have been lobbying the government to protect them from the evils of litter and cigarette butts The beaches protected by the law span 15 provinces located along the Andaman coast and the Gulf
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:54

Thailand bans smoking, littering at popular tourist beaches

Thailand banned smoking and littering at 24 beachside locations that are popular with tourists over environmental concerns on Thursday, the ministry of natural resources and environment said.
added Feb 1, 2018 17:02

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Smokers butted out at 24 beaches

Officials on Thursday began strictly enforcing a ban on smoking on beaches, with offenders facing a possible year in prison and a Bt100,000 fine. The Marine and Coastal Resources Department announced a strict ban on smoking at 24 beaches in 15 provinces
The Nation (th)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:59

[Wyoming] Tobacco Free Workplace and Grounds for the Hub on Smith

On Monday, February 5, The Hub on Smith in Sheridan will become a tobacco free workplace and grounds. Although the organisation has been smoke free inside the facility for awhile, the next step is intended to ensure a healthy environment extends to the o
KROE (Sheridan, WY)
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34

[Washington] Research is mixed, but King County forges ahead on smoking ban in parks

Visit a public park in Bellevue, and you can light up a cigarette, chew tobacco or puff on an e-cigarette all you want. Do so in Kent, and you’re technically breaking local law. In Seattle’s city parks, it’s verboten to smoke, but chewing tobacco and vap
Crosscut (Seattle, WA)
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34
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[California] How strong are Inland cities’ tobacco policies? The grades are mixed

Riverside County cities are generally doing a good job regulating tobacco sales and promoting a smoke-free environment in places where people gather outdoors, a new public-policy report card says. But they’re doing a lousy job protecting apartment dwell
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54

[Maryland] Calvert to consider park smoking ban

Prince Frederick, MD - Locals who want area parks to become smoke-free are hoping the Calvert County Commissioners will take the necessary action to make it happen. On Tuesday, Jan. 23, the board conducted a work session on the proposal to impose a ban o
The Bay Net (Hollywood, MD)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54

[New York] Tobacco Free NYU

In 2010, the New York University Senate passed a Smoke Free Campus policy and strengthened this policy in 2014....NYU is one of over 1,000 Smoke Free Campuses in the United States.
New York University
added Jan 30, 2018 02:22
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[New York] KVETENADZE: The 10 Best Places to Smoke on Campus

don’t smoke outside of Elmer Holmes Bobst Library (or inside, for that matter). Just don’t. Speaking as a lifelong practicing asthmatic, it utterly sucks having to go through the pantheon of smokers exhaling clouds of nasty toxins in flagrant disregard of
NYULocal (blog)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:20

[Thailand] Beach smoking ban takes effect Thursday

Enforcement of Thailand’s ban on smoking on the beach begins Thursday, Feb. 1, and Pattaya officials are spending the final few days letting everyone know what’s coming. Mayor Anan Charoenchasri led a Jan. 19 quit-smoking event on Jomtien Beach with o
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Jan 28, 2018 03:53
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