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[Michigan] Dearborn City Council approves smoking bans in parks

Call it a compromise, or just a good start. The Dearborn City Council approved a measure banning smoking in some of its parks, and limiting it in others. On Tuesday, council members unanimously approved the change that will restrict smoking within 15 fe
Southgate (MI) Press & Guide
added Apr 18, 2016 22:04

[UK-Scotland] Aberdeenshire Council could introduce new smoking ban

Aberdeenshire Council could ban people from smoking within their own cars on its properties. The local authority’s new smoking policy seeks to ensure people are not the victims of second-hand fumes. Under the proposals, smoking will be banned on any pre
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Apr 18, 2016 14:22

Rhode Island bill would ban smoking on public beaches

Rep. Joseph Shekarchi, a Warwick Democrat, says he was asked to introduce the bill after hearing concerns about cigarette butts left at Conimicut Point in Warwick. Shekarchi says beachgoers are bothered by the unsightly litter and the exposure to second
Washington Times
added Apr 18, 2016 03:18

[California] Belvedere to consider tighter smoking laws

City officials brought the discussion to the Monday meeting after years of receiving an “F” grade on a report card on tobacco control, conducted annually by the American Lung Association.
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Apr 15, 2016 18:42

City considers tobacco-free policy

City officials are considering a tobacco-free policy in parks after a visit from health department director Matt McDaniel this week. Part of the Volunteer to Clear the Air campaign, the city's participation in the effort would mean it'd voluntarily go to
Covington (TN) Leader
added Apr 15, 2016 09:56

[New Zealand] Wellington aims to be world's first smoke-free capital

NEW Zealand's capital aims to be the world's first smoke-free capital as smoke-free areas extend to public spaces such as bus stops and building entrances. In a community, sport and recreation committee meeting held yesterday Wellington City councillors
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Apr 14, 2016 16:44

[Australia] Ballarat's council considers smoking ban at sports grounds

Councillors voted on Wednesday to investigate how council could extend the smoking ban on sports grounds from children’s sport to all sport. Councillor Belinda Coates said it was worth recognising how quickly the culture had changed, highlighting famou
Wellington (NSW) Times (au)
added Apr 14, 2016 01:14

[Canada] Smoking ban challenged as discriminatory

A Penticton woman who says a strata bylaw forbidding from smoking on her patio is discriminatory will have her case heard by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal....because Dandurand suffers from multiple psychiatric conditions — including post-traumatic stress
added Apr 14, 2016 01:10

[California] Smoking at state parks one step closer to being extinguished

The Senate Committe on Natural Resources and Water passed the SB-1333 by a 7-2 vote. It now heads to the Senate Appropriations Committee for discussion. The proposal would outlaw smoking along Orange County’s five state beaches – Bolsa Chica, Huntington
Orange County (CA) Register
added Apr 13, 2016 22:37

[New Zealand] Wellington bans smoking in more areas, looks to outlaw cigarette butts

The decision to explore a bylaw came as Wellington City councillors voted unanimously on Wednesday to widen the city's smoking ban to include most public spaces. Smoking and vaping in Wellington's Botanic Gardens is now banned.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Apr 13, 2016 15:12
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