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[Washington] Smoking ban eyed for Walla Walla parks

Smoking will not be banned in city parks for the time being, but the city may establish designated smoking areas in the future. Walla Walla City Council members did not vote on a proposal to ban smoking and vaping in city parks at its meeting Wednesday
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Jul 16, 2018 14:20
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ARCHIVE: BLOCH/SHOPLAND: Outdoor smoking bans: more than meets the eye [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chapman argues that outdoor smoking bans are seldom justified because they can rarely be supported from a health standpoint, and they invite backlash from the community. We disagree. Rather, we believe that outdoor smoking bans are reasonable in a number
Tobacco Control
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58
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ARCHIVE: REPACE: Banning outdoor smoking is scientifically justifiable [FREE FULL TEXT]

Simon Chapman has argued that smoking should not be banned in outdoor public venues...However, failure to ban smoking in such venues may expose non-smokers to levels of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) as high or higher than received in indoor spaces whe
Tobacco Control
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58
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ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN: Banning smoking outdoors is seldom ethically justifiable [FREE FULL TEXT]

The world is full of people who do not like the “aesthetics” of others' different religions, race, sexual expression, modes of dress, or music. Too often these doctrines have found expression in paternalistic or downright oppressive regimes. We do not ne
Tobacco Control
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58
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[Maryland] June Smoking Citations Up 1,000% In Ocean City

Law enforcement officials in Ocean City are reporting a substantial increase in citations for smoking on the beach and Boardwalk, highlighting the police department’s efforts to enforce the town’s smoking ordinance. In 2015, Ocean City passed an ordinan
Maryland Coast Dispatch
added Jul 12, 2018 13:24
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[UK] Fines for smoking on Sandwell Hospital grounds in new crackdown

Hospital bosses want to make the site ‘smoke free’ from next summer and have warned they will crackdown on those who ignore the rules. Signs will be put up around the hospital warning patients and visitors they will face penalties if caught smoking on t
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Jul 11, 2018 15:45
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[Canada] WOOD BUFFALO REGIONAL COUNCIL BANS SMOKING AND VAPING IN ALL PUBLIC PLACES

“We congratulate Mayor Don Scott and the Regional Council for their unanimous support of this important public health bylaw” said Les Hagen, executive director. “This bylaw will protect children and youth from exposure to harmful drug use in public plac
ASH Canada (ca)
added Jul 11, 2018 12:49
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[Canada] Edmonton council restricts tobacco smoking after passing cannabis bylaw

Cigarette smokers will face more restrictions in Edmonton when cannabis is legalized in October. City council passed a bylaw Tuesday that will prohibit people from smoking cannabis, cigarettes and cigars in nearly 70 per cent of Edmonton's parks — any l
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 11, 2018 12:48
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[Canada] Where will you be allowed to smoke cannabis in Edmonton? Council sets rules

During the debate, councillors took a more extensive — and more restrictive — view of the issue and decided to include tobacco smoke in the cannabis consumption bylaw. The motion passed in a close vote of 7-6. “The best advice we’ve received is start a
Global News (ca)
added Jul 11, 2018 12:47
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[Canada] City council cannabis debate turns into tougher tobacco smoking rules, too

A new, widespread ban on cigarette smoking in parks was approved by city council Tuesday as a byproduct of a debate on cannabis regulations. In a 7-6 vote, council decided to restrict cannabis and tobacco smoking in any park where children are likely to
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Jul 11, 2018 12:47
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