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[UK] Cricket club bowled over by no smoking policy

Rochdale Sports Club has signed up to Rochdale Borough Council’s Smoke Free Sports scheme and will now enforce a no smoking policy at its junior training sessions and matches to set a good example for their players and promote healthy living. The club o
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:05

[UK] Smoking stubbed out in children's play parks across Bassetlaw after ban voted through

Smoking has been stubbed out in play parks in Retford and across Bassetlaw after new rules were voted through. The voluntary ban will see smoking prohibited in council-owned outdoor children's parks after resounding backing from parents and residents.
Lincolnshire Echo (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:02
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[New York] Smoke-free signs go up in one of City of Tonawanda’s parks, more to follow

The city approved a tobacco ban in August, meant to make the air in city parks cleaner and keeping people safe from second-hand smoke. Now, there is a smoke-free sign in Veterans’ Park. More signs will go up in other parks reminding people not to light (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:01
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[Colorado] 16th Street Mall smoking ban gets its first official airing at City Council

Forwarding an idea that dates back three years, Denver City Council President Albus Brooks is pushing the council to ban smoking on the entirety of the open-air mall from Broadway to Chestnut Place. A draft ordinance Brooks is circulating would prohibit
Denver (CO) Post
added Sep 14, 2017 04:03

Smoking pot or tobacco at California beaches could soon be illegal under bills headed to Gov. Brown

Secondhand smoke is a health risk, and discarded cigarette butts contain chemicals that can harm animals that eat them, the lawmakers said. Health groups such as the American Cancer Society support the measures. “This bill would reduce the serious health
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 14, 2017 04:02

[Maryland] Public Smoking and Vaping Ban Takes Effect in Salisbury

Smoking and vaping in public parks and other public-owned spaces in Salisbury is now illegal. The City Council voted Monday night to pass an ordinance that prohibits smoking or vaping in, on, or within 25 feet of all public parks and public-owned propert
WBOC TV16 (Salisbury, MD)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:17
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[Colorado] VIDEO: City Councilman Proposes Banning Smoking On 16th Street Mall

Smoking and vaping would be illegal on Denver's 16th Street Mall under an ordinance being pushed by City Council President Albus Brooks.
added Sep 12, 2017 04:18

[Canada] LETT: City moving too slowly on patio smoking

Faced with a well-documented public health threat from smoking on bar and restaurant patios, this edition of city council seems to be satisfied to dither while cigarettes burn all over the city.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:40

[UK-Wales] One of Gower's most popular beaches looks set to go 'smoke-free'

Swansea could be set to have its second ‘smoke-free’ beach in a bid to discourage young people from smoking. Swansea was the first city in Wales to introduce a smoke-free beach at Caswell Bay. This and Little Haven in Pembrokeshire were the first two
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:31

[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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