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[UK] Thailand has banned smoking on its beaches – should Britain do the same?

“Cigarette butts are a major source of pollution, both on land and in our oceans, and more than five trillion cigarette filters are produced every year,” Deborah Arnott, chief executive of public health charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), told Te
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 08:34
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[Colorado] Denver’s proposed 16th Street Mall smoking ban a means to discriminate, homeless advocates say

The Denver City Council’s safety, housing, education and homelessness committee on Wednesday approved moving the “Breathe Easy” ordinance along for consideration by the entire council later this month. The measure, introduced by council president Albus
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 13, 2017 21:02
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[Thailand] Beach smoking ban: Pattaya beach operators and tourists agree but PR blitz needed

deckchair operators on the beach in Pattaya broadly agreed with the smoking bad announced this week. But they felt that more was needed to inform tourists of what to expect. Suwan Penthong, 50, said that she agreed with the ban as many people were
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Oct 13, 2017 06:44
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Thailand bans smoking on 20 popular tourist beaches

Thailand is to ban smoking on some of the country’s most popular tourist beaches, with the prospect of up to a year in prison for those caught lighting up... “Cigarettes have a direct effect on the natural environment,” director general Jatuporn Buruspat
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:31
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[California] Public smoking in Santa Monica

Santa Monica has long been on the forefront of protecting residents and visitors from secondhand smoke. Twenty years ago it was the first city to prosecute bars for allowing patrons to smoke. Now, both smoking and vaping (e-cigarettes) are prohibited no
Santa Monica (CA) Daily Press
added Oct 12, 2017 00:28
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[Colorado] Denver council committee moves 16th St. Mall smoking ban proposal ahead to full council

a council committee voted unanimously Wednesday to pass the long-discussed, and somewhat controversial, measure onto the full council. The ban, called the “Breathe Easy” campaign, would implement a ban on smoking cigarettes, cigars and electronic smoking
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Oct 12, 2017 00:27
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[Colorado] 16th Street smoking ban becomes civil rights controversy amid homeless concerns

A proposal to outlaw smoking and vaping on the 16th Street Mall produced both strong criticism and strong support at a meeting on Wednesday morning. On one hand, health experts, business leaders and Council President Albus Brooks said that the ban coul
Denverite
added Oct 12, 2017 00:26
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[Asia, Thailand] Smoking ban planned at 20 popular beaches

Smoking will soon be banned on 20 popular tourist beaches found to be constantly littered with huge numbers of discarded cigarette butts, according to the chief of marine and coastal resources. The move comes ahead of an international conference on sea
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 11, 2017 19:57
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[Thailand] SMOKING BAN: HUA HIN SAYS 2,000 BAHT FINE WOULD BE REASONABLE AS "BEACH POLICE" AT THE READY

A representative of the Hua Hin authority has indicated that he thinks a 2,000 baht fine would be reasonable for smokers caught puffing on the resorts beaches next month. The statement - reported by Thai Rath - came after alarm was caused Tuesday when e
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:35
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[UK-Scotland] Murray Royal's cigarette ban

after a successful trial aimed at stamping out the habit on hospital grounds. As of Monday, October 2, smoking was not permitted at all mental health sites under NHS Tayside’s remit. Staff at Murray Royal Hospital in Perth will now ask those who want t
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:09
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