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[North Carolina] Editorial: Fresh air and good thinking — tobacco-free parks

With this vote, commissioners show that Rowan cares about improving quality of life and promoting good health. Smart thinking. We’ve come a long way since the U.S. Surgeon General released the first report linking cigarettes to lung cancer in 1964. Sinc
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Jun 7, 2018 06:08
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New Jersey Legislature looks again at banning smoking on beaches within the state

Assembly and Senate committees on Monday advanced bills to prohibit smoking in state parks and forests, county and municipal parks and state, county and municipal beaches. Designated smoking areas could be established covering no more than 15 percent of
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jun 7, 2018 05:35
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[Pennsylvania] Majority of Lebanon County now bans smoking in parks

If you sit on a Lebanon County park bench to light up a cigarette, you'll likely see a sign reminding you it's not only against the rules - it's bad for kids. Lebanon Family Health Services is behind the trend. In less than five years, it has installed t
Lebanon (PA) Daily News
added Jun 4, 2018 16:06
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New Jersey tries _yet again _ to ban most beach smoking

but it still hasn't answered a question that has snubbed out past efforts: Who would be responsible for enforcing the ban? State Assembly and Senate committees are scheduled Monday to consider the state's latest bill that would ban smoking at public beac
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 4, 2018 16:04
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[Canada] Smoke 'em if you've got 'em: Violators rarely get ticketed for smoking in Metro Vancouver

If you smoke a cigarette in parks and on beaches in parts of Metro Vancouver, you’re subject to a fine. But chances are slim you’ll ever be ticketed. Municipal governments with smoking bans for their outdoor gathering places are counting on signage, edu
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:46
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[Alaska] Fair moves smoking areas to the parking lot

FAIRBANKS — Smoking areas at the Tanana Valley State Fair are being moved out to the front parking area in an act being applauded by the local chapter of the American Lung Association. “Going smoke-free is a trend across Alaska and we are following suit,
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jun 2, 2018 10:08
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[Canada] Edmonton councillors to consider long list of no-toke zones

With the legalization of recreational cannabis on the horizon, Edmonton city council is considering how to regulate the drug in public places. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press) City councillors are grappling with where, when and how people use recreationa
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:26
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[UK] Australians are smoking as much as they were three years ago despite plain packaging, e-cigarettes and the highest priced smokes in the world

Australia's falling behind the rest of the world, according to the Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (ATHRA), despite numerous tax raising and deterrence initiatives. Data shows that between 2013-2016 Australia's annual smoking decline rate
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:01
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[Ohio] With new signs, Reynoldsburg reminds park patrons to stay tobacco-free

The city teamed up with Franklin County Public Health to put up 60 signs around Reynoldsburg-owned parks. They want to prevent risks from secondhand smoke and minimize littering that comes with tobacco products. Smoking and vaping in the parks could re
nbc4i (Dublin, OH)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Utah] Casinos without the smoke? Mesquite citizen group aims to ban smoking in public places

Citing reasons like the danger of secondhand smoke, the group of citizens with the Mesquite Clean Indoor Air Initiative Petition Committee is seeking to get an ordinance passed through the City of Mesquite to ban smoking in public places. The City of Mes
St George (UT) News
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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