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[Rhode Island] Providence officials consider repealing smoking ban

The ban was backed by a group of businessmen led by former Mayor Joseph Paolino (pay-oh-LEE'-noh), a major downtown property owner. Supporters had said the ban was aimed at protecting the public from secondhand smoke.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 2, 2018 06:59
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: The city’s new smoking ban in parks is well intended

However, the decision has been made. The ban has been adopted and will be enforced in some fashion. Let’s hope it is uniform and fair. If not, the Council might want to revisit the ban.
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Oct 28, 2018 15:51

[Canada] Legal cannabis won’t change social housing rules, Nunavut Housing Corp. says

If you’re a smoker in Nunavut, you now have to take a few extra steps away from certain buildings when you go outside to smoke a cigarette—or joint. Since cannabis was legalized across Canada Oct. 17, Nunavut has increased the buffer zone around most wo
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Oct 26, 2018 18:52

[Washington] Smoking banned in most Walla Walla city parks

Lighting up in Walla Walla parks could now result in a $500 fine. City Council members decided in a split vote Wednesday night to ban smoking and vaping tobacco and marijuana products in most city parks. Parks and Recreation Director Andy Coleman said
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Oct 26, 2018 18:49

[Canada] Should smoking legal cannabis be allowed at Montreal’s Santa Claus parade?

With cannabis now legal in Montreal, some are wondering whether smoking should be banned at public events where children are present, such as Montreal’s annual Santa Claus parade. It was a question raised by Coun. Abdelhaq Sari at Montreal city council
Global News (ca)
added Oct 26, 2018 15:04

[UK] 'Selfish' smoker says hospital patients should 'walk through cloud of smoke' into entrance above maternity ward

A 'selfish' smoker says patients and visitors should be forced to 'walk through cloud of smoke' to get in and out of a hospital. Dave Atherton, chairman of Freedom2Choose, believes walking through smoke "is not the most inconvenient thing in the world"
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 00:17

[Philippines] Tourism hotspot to reopen after cleanup

Boozing and smoking are banned on the beach and the huge multiday beach parties dubbed "LaBoracay" that drew tens of thousands of tourists during the May 1 Labor Day weekend will be a thing of the past.
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 25, 2018 22:58

[New Zealand] Smoking ban for hundreds of outdoor dining spots across Auckland

"Smokefree al fresco dining areas are a health benefit to serving staff and smokers trying to quit as well as providing a healthy and clean environment for customers," Hulse said. "This is a proactive and tangible way for the council to endorse the smok
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 23, 2018 22:25

[Washington] Board of Health approves 'model policy' for smoke-free parks across King County

adopted a "model policy for tobacco-free parks" last week...Neal reminded the Board of Health that nearly 90 percent of adult smokers began smoking at or before they turned 18. The reason vaping was added to the policy recommendations, Neal said, is becau
King5 TV (Seattle, WA)
added Oct 22, 2018 17:12

[UK] Tobacco commissioning support 2019 to 2020: principles and indicators

The new plan sets out the ambition for a further reduction in smoking rates, down to 12% by the end of 2022, as the first step toward a generation of non-smokers, which will be achieved when smoking prevalence is at 5% or below. The plan prioritises red
added Oct 21, 2018 19:17
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