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[Pennsylvania] Moon passes resolution banning smoking at township recreational areas

There will be no more lighting up tobacco products at playgrounds, fields, parks and recreational areas in Moon. Supervisors passed a resolution to participate in Allegheny County Young Lungs at Play, a program established to eliminate children's exposu
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Mar 6, 2018 18:26
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[Canada] Hampstead to ban smoking in all public places with no public consultation

Hampstead is proposing to pass a public smoking ban next month. Smoking would be prohibited in all public places within the town, including streets, sidewalks, parks, municipal vehicles, town buildings and land next to those municipal buildings.The town
The Suburban (ca)
added Mar 6, 2018 18:26

[Montana] Yellowstone County Tavern Association sues county over smoking rule

filed a lawsuit alleging the new rule that prohibits people from smoking within 20 feet of public entryways was passed in an “anti-democratic and soft totalitarian fashion” and harms local businesses. The suit was filed on behalf of the tavern associatio
KTVQ (Billings, MT)
added Mar 6, 2018 15:25
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[Arkansas] Fayetteville considers smoking ban in public parks and trails

City Council members next week will discuss a proposal to prohibit smoking and the use of tobacco products in all public parks and on the city’s trail system. The idea, sponsored by the Northwest Arkansas Tobacco and Drug-Free Coalition, has already ga
Fayetteville (AR) Flyer
added Mar 3, 2018 00:52


The City of Tshwane says it will crack the whip on anyone found to be contravening its new smoking policy. Mayor Solly Msimanga announced a ban on smoking within 5 metres of a municipal building in the city. This has been met with resistance from smoker
Eyewitness News (za)
added Mar 3, 2018 00:46

[Asia, China] Shanghai to extend its public smoking ban to city's parks

According to the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Landscaping and City Appearance, the city is still deciding on a park in which to test the policy, which would include the construction of smoking areas, but the ban is expected to be gradually implem
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 2, 2018 18:06
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[Oklahoma] Revamped anti-smoking ordinance covers vaping

Updates to the city of Tahlequah's ordinance related to the prohibition of smoking in indoor public places and workplaces states that "no person or entity shall permit the placement of ash receptacles, such as ash trays or ash can" in places where smokin
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Mar 1, 2018 17:31

[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Designated smoking areas better than ban

Unquestionably, members of Cortland City Council have their hearts in the right place for considering a ban on smoking in that city’s parks, but we think they should think twice before a final vote next week that would place even more restrictions on a s
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Feb 28, 2018 14:50
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[Montana] No indoor vaping and no smoking near entrances starting this week in Yellowstone County

Individuals may not smoke or vape within 20 feet of public entryways, windows or ventilation systems ... That makes Yellowstone County one of 13 states and 710 local jurisdictions across the United States to prohibit indoor use of electronic nicotine deli
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Feb 27, 2018 21:34

[Caribbean] Barbados: Expansion of smoking ban under consideration

While divulging little about proposed changes to the law, Minister of Health John Boyce said Government would look to extend the ban beyond covered areas because when people step outside of a facility such as a restaurant to smoke, those dining inside we
St. Lucia Times (lc)
added Feb 26, 2018 20:29
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