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[Canada] Peel Region poised to ban waterpipe smoking in public places

Peel Region is poised to join Toronto and other cities... Recommendations to enact a bylaw prohibiting the use of waterpipes or hookahs “in enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces and specified outdoor places” are scheduled to be presented at the Apr
Sachem and Glanbrook Gazette
added Apr 26, 2016 13:30
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[California] Health Highlights: April 25, 2016: San Francisco Bans Smoking in Parks to Protect Animals

Citing a health threat to animals, smoking has been banned in 65 parks by the East Bay Regional Park District in the San Francisco area. The move is meant to help keep the air clean and keep beaches, bays and wild lands free of cigarette butts that can
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 25, 2016 21:31
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[UK-Wales] Smoking to be BANNED at Caswell Bay as part of new trial

ONE of Swansea's most popular beaches will be the first in the area to go smoke free. A ban on smoking will be trialled at Caswell Bay as part of a drive to create more smoke-free places. Swansea Council says the ban, which comes into force from April
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Apr 25, 2016 14:30
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking still banned - but you can freely puff on e-cigs on Vale Hospital grounds

the rules have been relaxed on vaping in a bid to further cut smoking rates. This comes despite mounting evidence that e-cigarettes are also toxic and extremely harmful to the lungs. This was the conclusion of Harvard researchers in this 2015 study.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Apr 24, 2016 02:26
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking still banned - but you can freely puff on e-cigs on Vale Hospital grounds

the rules have been relaxed on vaping in a bid to further cut smoking rates. This comes despite mounting evidence that e-cigarettes are also toxic and extremely harmful to the lungs. This was the conclusion of Harvard researchers in this 2015 study.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Apr 22, 2016 16:32
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[Illinois] Clearing the air: Park district bans e-cigs at facilities

E-cigarette users won't be able to partake inside Decatur Park District facilities, the park board decided Wednesday. The ban on e-cigarettes, also called e-cigs or vapes, applies to areas that already did not allow cigarette smoking, such as the golf c
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added Apr 22, 2016 12:43
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[West Virginia] Fayette Board of Health eyes stronger smoking prohibitions

will consider changes to the Fayette County Clean Indoor Air Regulation to eliminate smoking in outdoor public places as well as all public and private places of employment. The amendment to the county's Clean Indoor Air Regulation will voted on by the b
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Apr 20, 2016 13:05
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[Oregon] Smoking, solicitation bans on Ashland City Council agenda Tuesday

a proposal originally suggested by Councilor Stefani Seffinger to ban smoking downtown will be on the agenda. She introduced the proposed ordinance saying the smoke can get thick and make it difficult for people who suffer from breathing difficulty. She a
Ashland (OR) Daily Tidings
added Apr 20, 2016 13:03
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes allowed on NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde sites

Electronic cigarettes can now be used within the grounds of hospitals run by Scotland's largest health board. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde decided back in December to allow restricted use of the devices after new evidence that they help tackle tobacco s
BBC Online
added Apr 20, 2016 13:02
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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
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