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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smokers fight for rights

Anton Israel, president of the Pro-Yosi group. ...“We recognize the responsibility of the state to protect non-smokers and minors from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke, but we also demand that the right of smokers to enjoy a legal product in a no
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 10, 2017 20:19
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[New Jersey] South Plainfield Adopts a "Smoke-Free" Ordinance

The Mayor and Council have amended the ordinance to expand the smoke-free zones.... It no longer allows for designated smoking areas in the parks. It will allow people to leave Borough Hall on Court Day without having to pass through a cloud of smoke. Sm
TAPinto.net
added Sep 9, 2017 15:23
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[Australia] Perth hospital calls in the smoking police

Health authorities are conducting a “smoking police” trial at QEII Medical Centre to catch recalcitrant smokers. The six-month trial, which started in July, involves a dedicated security officer “reminding” smokers that the campus is smoke free.
West Australian (au)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:20
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[Indiana] City is going smoke-free

The move to prohibit smoking on city-owned property isn’t a done deal, but the New Castle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading earlier this week that will make it illegal to smoke in city-owned buildings and on most city-owned pr
New Castle (IN) Courier-Times
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[Missouri] Metro Goes Smoke Free

A smoking ban went into effect on Tuesday, which prohibits smoking at all Metro transit center locations in Missouri and Illinois. This includes indoor and outdoor waiting areas, such as bus shelters and Metro Park-Ride lots. Smoking is already prohibite
STL.News
added Sep 7, 2017 01:56
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[Canada] Possible patio smoking ban sparks public-consultation process

City hall has launched a consultation process to gauge public opinion on whether the smoking ban should be extended to patios at restaurants and bars. The consultation is part of a year-long process that’s expected to culminate in an administrative repo
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:41
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[Ohio] Hamilton bans tobacco use in most public places

Tobacco use will be banned in most outdoor public spaces across Hamilton, a move Fort Hamilton Hospital said should lower the city’s heart-attack rate, based on results in cities that have adopted similar legislation. The legislation, approved unanimous
Hamilton (OH) Journal-News
added Sep 7, 2017 01:37
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[Canada] City wants your take on smoke-free patios

Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:29
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[Canada] Change in the air: New vape laws coming down the pipe as Winnipeg mulls patio smoking ban

Metro (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:27
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[Canada] Winnipeggers invited by city to butt in on butting out at outdoor patios

The city is looking to engage Winnipeggers in conversation through an online survey on banning smoking on patios at bars and restaurants. The city said the survey will remain online until Sept. 26, and in addition they will be conducting a phone survey w
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:25
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