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[California] County Board Of Supervisors Looks To Close Smoke-Ordinance Loopholes

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is planning to vote on a motion that would create smoke-free zones at all county-owned properties, such as beaches and parks, as well as all outdoor dining areas for restaurants and bars.
KHTS Hometown Station AM 1220 (Canyon Country, CA)
added Oct 15, 2018 22:53
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[Ohio] Springfield, Lakemore public facilities have gone smoke-free

SPRINGFIELD TWP. In an effort to help protect children living or visiting the village of Lakemore and Springfield Township, both communities passed legislation, making parks and sporting facilities smoke-free zones.
The Suburbanite
added Oct 14, 2018 15:24
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[Canada] Montreal says cannabis can be smoked wherever cigarettes are allowed

Montreal had originally said it would allow cannabis consumption in parks where tobacco smoking is permitted, but the new provincial government has other plans.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:33
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Ministry: Eateries nationwide to be smoke-free from next year

Smoking in all restaurants, coffee shops and hawker centres nationwide will be banned starting next year, even in open-air eateries... “No doubt smokers will say they have the right to smoke, but non-smokers also have the right to enjoy their food without
The Star (my)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:45
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[Alabama] EDITORIAL: 3 hits, 1 possible miss

Sheffield City Council members voted 4-2 on Oct. 1 to adopt a new comprehensive non-smoking policy....plans of the Smoke Free Shoals organization to approach officials in Florence, Muscle Shoals and Tuscumbia...Initial feedback would seem to indicate the
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Oct 10, 2018 02:41
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Florida has never had law against smoking outside public buildings

"In Florida, we have what’s known as the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act," said personal injury attorney Bruce L. Scheiner. He adds that act was amended in 2002, banning smoking inside almost all public places, with a few exceptions. "They have special sm
WZVN ABC7 (Fort Myers, FL)
added Oct 6, 2018 15:45
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[Wisconsin] La Crosse County survey: Most people support banning smoking in parks, fest grounds

“The kids really don’t have a choice” but to be exposed to secondhand smoke, Nelson said Friday as she pushed her 2-year-old birthday girl, Ellie, at Weigent Park in La Crosse. “So, if you could just step out of the park and get away from the kids, that
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Oct 6, 2018 15:41
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[Alaska] Smokefree workplace law takes effect Oct. 1

As of today, workers and customers of Alaska businesses who smoke or vape will have to take it outside — at least 10 feet away...With a few exceptions, all smoking, including vaping or e-cigarettes, is prohibited in places where people shop, eat, drink a
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Oct 5, 2018 13:34
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[Missouri] Union Park Board Backs Partial Smoking Ban

Parks and Recreation Director Angela Sullivan said the issue was talked about in June 2011 and signs were put up around the parks. However, the park rules were never changed and an ordinance was never passed. Sullivan asked the park board at Thursday’s
Washington (MO) Missourian
added Oct 5, 2018 13:32
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[Canada] One by one, municipalities prohibit pot smoking in public spaces

Legal marijuana will be legal in just two weeks – and a lot of mayors plan to ban it in public spaces. In recent months, boroughs have been hearing from worried parents. “I ran into a couple with two young kids, and they said ‘look, we come here all th
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 4, 2018 04:35
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