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[Canada] Sault Ste. Marie trail littered with cigarette butts

A popular nature trail in Sault Ste. Marie is becoming what some are describing as an outdoor ashtray. Provincial policy prohibits smoking on hospital grounds, so smokers at Sault Area Hospital are apparently using the nearby John Rowswell Hub Trail an
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 23, 2018 12:04
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[California] A victory for public health: Fontana approves smoke-free parks ordinance

The American Lung Association in California applauds the Fontana City Council for voting in favor of public health and unanimously passing a smoke-free parks policy at its meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 14. “We greatly appreciate the work of the Fontana City
IE News Group (Inland Empire (CA) Community Newspapers)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:43
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[Oregon] Smoke-free downtown public spaces takes effect Friday in Eugene

Eugene’s ordinance expanding smoke-free areas to sidewalks, medians and alleys in a 12-block downtown core will take effect this Friday, August 24, the City reports. Property owners within the area have the option to opt areas adjacent to their propert
KVAL-TV Channel 13 (Eugene, OR)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:42

[Pennsylvania] City Council: Tobacco use illegal in city parks

It is now illegal to use tobacco products in any city park – even if you’ve reserved a pavilion. City Council approved an amendment to the city code on Monday, outlawing use of any tobacco or vape product in city parks regardless of pavilion reservatio
Warren (PA) Times-Observer
added Aug 22, 2018 19:34

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Phuket market bans smoking

The Phuket City municipality is launching a no-smoking campaign for the weekly Lard Yai market on Thalang Road each Sunday night. Mayor Somjai Suwansuppana said: “We are concerned about the danger of cigarettes, especially secondhand smoke that can be i
The Nation (th)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:34

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Where there's smoke

Okay, so not to talk down to smokers. We get it… smoking is addictive. Or you just plain like it. People have rights… Right? We are talking about city parks here, ladies and gentlemen. Where kids play on playgrounds… Are we missing something here? Isn
Warren (PA) Times-Observer
added Aug 22, 2018 18:08

[UK] Picture shows piles of cigarette butts outside Glenfield Hospital - next to no smoking sign

The wife of a patient at Glenfield Hospital says her husband has had to shut the windows because so many people are smoking outside. Charlotte Watkins-Gregory, 28, took to Twitter to blast smokers, sharing a picture of a pile of cigarette ends next to a
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 17:26

[California] Fontana bans smoking in city parks

Fontana this week joined more than 300 California cities and counties in prohibiting smoking in public parks. City leaders on Tuesday, Aug. 14, unanimously approved the ban, which includes e-cigarettes and will take effect by the end of October. Fontana
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Aug 20, 2018 02:09
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[Ohio] Westerville places 'No Smoking' signs in city parks

The city passed an ordinance back in July that went into effect earlier this month. Thursday, the city started installing signed at park entrances and trails. Electronic cigarettes are also banned from parks.
nbc4i (Dublin, OH)
added Aug 19, 2018 12:27
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[California] Council approves ordinance which prohibits smoking at all City of Fontana parks

The Fontana City Council unanimously approved on Aug. 14 an ordinance that prohibits smoking in all City of Fontana parks, a proposal which was made earlier this year by Smokebusters, a local youth group, and the American Lung Association (ALA). Fontana
Fontana (CA) Herald News
added Aug 19, 2018 12:25
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