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[Maryland] Public Smoking and Vaping Ban Takes Effect in Salisbury

Smoking and vaping in public parks and other public-owned spaces in Salisbury is now illegal. The City Council voted Monday night to pass an ordinance that prohibits smoking or vaping in, on, or within 25 feet of all public parks and public-owned propert
WBOC TV16 (Salisbury, MD)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:17
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[Colorado] VIDEO: City Councilman Proposes Banning Smoking On 16th Street Mall

Smoking and vaping would be illegal on Denver's 16th Street Mall under an ordinance being pushed by City Council President Albus Brooks.
NASDAQ
added Sep 12, 2017 04:18
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[Canada] LETT: City moving too slowly on patio smoking

Faced with a well-documented public health threat from smoking on bar and restaurant patios, this edition of city council seems to be satisfied to dither while cigarettes burn all over the city.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:40
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[UK-Wales] One of Gower's most popular beaches looks set to go 'smoke-free'

Swansea could be set to have its second ‘smoke-free’ beach in a bid to discourage young people from smoking. Swansea was the first city in Wales to introduce a smoke-free beach at Caswell Bay. This and Little Haven in Pembrokeshire were the first two
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smokers fight for rights

Anton Israel, president of the Pro-Yosi group. ...“We recognize the responsibility of the state to protect non-smokers and minors from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke, but we also demand that the right of smokers to enjoy a legal product in a no
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 10, 2017 20:19
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[New Jersey] South Plainfield Adopts a "Smoke-Free" Ordinance

The Mayor and Council have amended the ordinance to expand the smoke-free zones.... It no longer allows for designated smoking areas in the parks. It will allow people to leave Borough Hall on Court Day without having to pass through a cloud of smoke. Sm
TAPinto.net
added Sep 9, 2017 15:23
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[Australia] Perth hospital calls in the smoking police

Health authorities are conducting a “smoking police” trial at QEII Medical Centre to catch recalcitrant smokers. The six-month trial, which started in July, involves a dedicated security officer “reminding” smokers that the campus is smoke free.
West Australian (au)
added Sep 9, 2017 15:20
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[Indiana] City is going smoke-free

The move to prohibit smoking on city-owned property isn’t a done deal, but the New Castle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading earlier this week that will make it illegal to smoke in city-owned buildings and on most city-owned pr
New Castle (IN) Courier-Times
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[Missouri] Metro Goes Smoke Free

A smoking ban went into effect on Tuesday, which prohibits smoking at all Metro transit center locations in Missouri and Illinois. This includes indoor and outdoor waiting areas, such as bus shelters and Metro Park-Ride lots. Smoking is already prohibite
STL.News
added Sep 7, 2017 01:56
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[Canada] Possible patio smoking ban sparks public-consultation process

City hall has launched a consultation process to gauge public opinion on whether the smoking ban should be extended to patios at restaurants and bars. The consultation is part of a year-long process that’s expected to culminate in an administrative repo
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:41
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