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[California] Bell Gardens Improves Grade In State Tobacco Report

A City Council decision last August to make parks and recreation areas smoke-free has improved Bell Gardens’ grade in the American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2018 report released Wednesday.
Eastern Group Publications (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jan 27, 2018 02:31

[Thailand] Beach smoking ban takes effect Thursday

Enforcement of Thailand’s ban on smoking on the beach begins Thursday, Feb. 1, and Pattaya officials are spending the final few days letting everyone know what’s coming. Shown here, Mayor Anan Charoenchasri leads a quit-smoking event on Jomtien Beach wit
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:34

[New Jersey] Asbury Park may ban smoking at beach and boardwalk

City Manager Michael Capabianco said the city is considering instituting a ban on smoking at the beach and the boardwalk, citing public health concerns and also the amount of trash generated by improperly discarded cigarettes.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Jan 26, 2018 12:33

[Canada] Patio smoking ban coming in April

Smoking on Winnipeg’s restaurant and bar patios will be banned, effective April 1. That’s when a city bylaw will prohibit personal smoking devices, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes and e-cigarettes, on outdoor patios with food and/or beverage service.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Jan 26, 2018 11:46

[California] No Smoking in Public Places Ordinance to Take Effect on Feb. 15

On Jan. 16, the Dana Point City Council hosted a second reading of a new No Smoking in Public Places Ordinance. With the passage of the ordinance, Dana Point Public Works department recommended a similar approach to Laguna Beach to notify the public of th
Dana Point (CA) Times
added Jan 26, 2018 11:46

[South Africa] INFOGRAPHIC: Bill to ban smoking in public places

The department of health is processing a bill that could make South Africa a smoke-free country. The draft bill is being finalised with the intention of tabling it in front of cabinet before it goes to parliament. If passed, it will prohibit smokers fro
Pretoria North Rekord (za)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:09
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[California] Chula Vista broadens smoking ban to include libraries, City Hall

City Council last week adopted an ordinance that broadens a ban on smoking to include all city facilities such as libraries and City Hall. Under the new regulations, smoking is prohibited anywhere on city-owned property, including any associated parking
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jan 25, 2018 17:43
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[California] Laguna Beach’s expanded smoking rules help it upgrade to a ‘C’ in new ratings

Of Orange County's 34 cities Laguna Beach is one of four to receive a "C." Laguna improved its grade from an "F" within a year largely because it amended its municipal code last year to expand the number of public areas where smoking is off limits.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 25, 2018 17:33

[Illinois] Approval of outdoor smoking ordinance changes up in air

Although consensus was reached Monday to vote on proposed changes to the city of DeKalb’s smoking ordinance, passage seems unlikely... At the request of 1st Ward Alderman David Jacobson and 6th Ward Alderman Mike Verbic, the council discussed amending th
DeKalb (IL) Daily Chronicle
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06

[Illinois] Approval to amend outdoor smoking ordinance up in the air

Although consensus was reached Monday to vote on proposed changes to the city of DeKalb's smoking ordinance, passage seems unlikely because of the split opinions of council members. State law prohibits smoking in a place of employment, or within 15 feet
DeKalb (IL) Daily Chronicle
added Jan 24, 2018 00:01
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