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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

[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

[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

[Canada] Quebec’s municipalities prepared to ban cannabis in public places

The City of Montreal is not ready for marijuana to become legal, according to members of Ensemble Montreal. During a press conference Wednesday morning, the opposition party said the city should move quickly to implement bylaws that would ban cannabis c
Global News (ca)
added Oct 4, 2018 04:34

Philippines plans party crackdown on re-opened Boracay

When hotel doors re-open on October 26, the island known for its party atmosphere will crack down on drinking and smoking on its beaches
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 4, 2018 03:01
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[New Jersey] Smokers May Soon Have To Butt Out Of Public Events In Westfield

Municipal officials in Westfield are considering a ban on smoking at public events such as jazz night and street fairs.
added Oct 3, 2018 08:27

[Alabama] Sheffield council approves new smoking ordinance

After over an hour of sometimes heated discussion, City Council members Monday took action that will prohibit smoking in public places including work places, restaurants and public parks. City Council members voted 4-2 to adopt a new comprehensive non-sm
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Oct 3, 2018 08:26

California governor vetoes ban on smoking at parks and beaches for third year in a row

Three bills passed by state legislators would have imposed $25 fines on the use of tobacco, marijuana and e-cigarettes at parks and beaches...“My opinion on the matter has not changed,” he continued. “We have many rules telling us what we can’t do and the
The Hill
added Oct 2, 2018 18:41

[Maryland] Week Ahead: County Council To Consider Outdoor Smoking Ban

The Montgomery County Council will introduce a bill Tuesday that would ban smoking in outdoor or partially enclosed dining areas... According to the bill, an “outdoor serving area” means any patio, deck, porch or other outdoor seating or serving area. Th
Bethesda (MD) Magazine
added Oct 2, 2018 03:37

[California] CA Gov. vetoes bills banning smoking on state beaches, parks

Brown (D-California) vetoed Senate Bills 835 and 836 on Thursday, saying in his veto message “the third time isn’t always the charm.” Brown isn’t the only one to call the bills an example of government overreach. “There’s so many nanny state bills on th
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Oct 1, 2018 03:28
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