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[Ohio] Springfield trustees ban smoking at recreational areas

After hearing a presentation by Summit County Public Health Creating Healthy Communities, Springfield Township trustees approved a policy that bans smoking of any kind in recreational areas of the township.
The Suburbanite
added Dec 29, 2017 21:18
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[California] Demonstrations, smoking ban and landmark hotel were among Laguna's notable issues in 2017

On June 23, smoking became illegal on sidewalks and alleys and in multi-unit residential common areas such as laundry rooms. The City Council in May unanimously passed an ordinance amending Laguna’s municipal code to expand the number of public areas wh
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58

[Canada] No smoking on TDMH property as of Jan. 1

As of Jan. 1, 2018, Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital (TDMH) will become a completely smoke-free campus, in accordance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act. Smoking will be prohibited in hospital buildings, exterior grounds, parking lots and inside vehic
Tillsonburg (Ont) News (ca)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58

[Canada] Multiple municipalities in P.E.I. looking at expanding smoke-free policies into bylaws

Frank Morrison, tobacco-free project manager with Recreation P.E.I. and a board member of Smoke-Free P.E.I., said he believes Stratford is on track to become the first “smoke-free community in Canada.” He said Souris, Montague, Charlottetown, Cornwall
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58

[Illinois] Schaumburg Park District banning smoking at outdoor facilities

Tribute Park at Volkening Lake Recreation Area is among the Schaumburg Park District's outdoor facilities where smoking will be banned beginning Jan. 1. "We hope the smoke-free measure will set a positive example and show the public we care about their s
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Dec 22, 2017 20:48

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Park visitors reminded to spend holidays litter and smoke-free

A toxic waste watchdog has batted anew for a litter and smoke-free celebration as parties and other merry-making activities abound during the holiday season. The EcoWaste Coalition issued its yearly call ahead of the festive holidays that are expected t
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] EcoWaste: Be responsible, keep parks clean and green

The pro-environment EcoWaste Coalition has called anew for litter and smoke-free celebrations and parties to welcome Christmas Day and the New Year next week.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:20

[Idaho] Burley considers tobacco ban at 2 more parks

City Attorney David Shirley will draft a new ordinance banning tobacco at the East Park skate park and at Salmon Park, which includes the city’s swimming pool. A city ordinance is already in effect banning tobacco use at Burley’s Storybook Park on 13th S
Twin Falls (ID) Times-News
added Dec 21, 2017 20:32


After a public hearing Tuesday night yielded no protest from residents, the city council was able to send their proposal for smoke-free parks to the mayor's desk for approval. Though smoking is currently banned in the playground areas, city lawmakers sa
WKTV News Channel 2 NBC (Utica, NY)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:15

[Kentucky] City Considers Expansion of Smoke-Free Ordinance

The Paducah Board of Commissioners heard presentations... Several people addressed the commission. They requested the smoking ban be expanded to prohibit electronic smoking devices and tobacco smoking in all places of employment, playgrounds, city parks a
West Kentucky Star
added Dec 20, 2017 19:05
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