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Smoking, chewing tobacco and using e-cigarettes now banned in all Iowa City parks

On Tuesday the Iowa City Council voted 6 to 1 in its final reading of an ordinance amendment that finalized the ban. Mayor Jim Throgmorton voted against all three readings of the ordinance change. "I don't think this is a public health issue. I look at
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Oct 19, 2017 18:52
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[Oregon] Pendleton City Council snubs out smoking in parks

The ordinance doesn’t just ban cigarettes, but any “tobacco products” or “lighted smoking instrument or activated inhalant delivery system.” That means cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, snuff, e-cigarettes or vape pens are also forbidden.
East Oregonian
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[New Zealand] Raybon Kan: How to be on the wrong side of history

And put it this way: I bet Adam and Eve didn't smoke in the garden of Eden. Is outdoor non-smoking the relentless goose-step of the nanny state? Well, maybe, but I think there's a lot to be said for nannies. Imagine if the McCanns had hired one.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:28
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[New Zealand] 'The community police it' – Auckland Council replying on public peer pressure to stub out outdoor smoking

It'll be up to restaurant and cafe owners to ask people to stub it out. "I don't think it will be too onerous for us to ensure that no one does smoke here. Sure we'll have to do a little bit of training with our staff maybe in how to handle that," said
TVNZ (nz)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:22
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[Ohio] Lakemore council hears legislation to make recreation areas smoke free

Village Council members heard a first read for an ordinance that would make the recreation areas smoke free during the Oct. 2 council meeting. The ordinance states it is committed to providing safe and healthy environments for children. The purposes list
The Suburbanite
added Oct 18, 2017 22:21
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[UK] Southmead Hospital ditches 'smoke-free' policy with two shelters installed - including near maternity unit

has not followed PHE's suggested plans. The hospital’s management succumbed to pressure and two smoking shelters have since been erected, including one outside the maternity ward. Associate Director of Facilities, Andrew Jeanes said: “As a healthcare pr
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:43
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[Texas] Fort Worth, the only city in Tarrant County that’s not smoke-free, soon will be

The City Council directed city attorneys on Tuesday to draft an ordinance that clamps down on smoking in public places....No deadline was placed on when a new ordinance would be completed and brought back to the council. A public hearing will be held whe
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Oct 18, 2017 02:43
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Iowa City Council to vote on smoking ban for city parks

The Iowa City Council will vote on a proposed ordinance banning the use of tobacco products in city parks at its Tuesday night meeting. In addition to prohibiting smoking, the measure will also ban the use of smokeless tobacco. And because of an existing
Little Village (Iowa City, IA)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:40
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[Canada] Outdoor smoking allowed in Lumby

In a 3-2 vote, council decided Monday not to back a Canadian Cancer Society campaign to create outdoor smoke and vape-free public places
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:36
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[New Zealand] Auckland beaches, popular public spots and outdoor dining to become smokefree

Auckland Council approved a policy on Tuesday to increase the number of smokefree outdoor spaces. Beaches, al fresco dining areas and urban centres would be stamped smokefree from November, under the city's Smokefree Policy. Restaurants with footpath
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:37
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