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This year, the Alaska State Fair went totally smoke-free. Here's how it's working out.

PALMER — The Alaska State Fair is entirely smoke-free for the first time this year, becoming perhaps the first fair in the country to take that step. The 12-day event that drew nearly 300,000 attendees in 2015 is now the only fair in the nation to ban s
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Sep 2, 2016 21:07

[Korea - South] Smoking Ban Near Subway Exits Goes into Effect

The Seoul Metropolitan Government is carrying out an intensive crackdown on smoking within 10 m of subway exits from Thursday. The city passed the smoking ban in May with a four-month grace period. It began to take effect as of Thursday. Violators are s
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:12

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Seoul cracks down on subway exit smokers

People who smoke within 10 meters of the exits can be fined up to 100,000 won ($90). The city government launched a crackdown on offenders Thursday, with 19 officers patrolling exits from now until Sept. 9, Yonhap news agency reported.
Korea Times (kr)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:11

California Legislature approves bill to ban smoking at state beaches and parks

State senators Tuesday approved a bill by State Sen. Marty Block (D-San Diego) that would ban smoking or disposal of tobacco products at a state owned or operated beach or park. The measure, SB 1333, will now head to the governor.
LGBT Weekly
added Sep 1, 2016 14:57

[Australia] Smokers banned from lighting up near bus stops and outdoor shopping malls under tough new anti-smoking laws

Smokers face tougher new laws in Queensland with bus stops, taxi ranks and outdoor shopping malls now off-limits. New tougher restrictions on where people can light up in Queensland come into effect on Thursday.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 1, 2016 14:55
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[Ohio] Chardon leaders eye expanding smoking ban, adding teeth to lawn maintenance laws

recent complaints from residents and business owners prompted Council’s Legislative Committee to mull a more extensive policy at an Aug. 31 meeting. “They object to the depositing of cigarette butts on the street and secondhand smoke at times entering th
Willoughby (OH) News-Herald
added Sep 1, 2016 14:40

Smoking would be banned in California state parks and beaches in bill sent to governor

Amid concerns over health impacts and wildfires, smoking and using electronic cigarettes would be outlawed at California’s 270 state parks and beaches under a bill sent by state lawmakers to the governor on Tuesday. The measure creates a fine of up to $
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 31, 2016 15:42

[Indiana] Covington Park may go smoke free

At its second meeting for August, the city council heard from members of the city park board that in a recent online poll it conducted, more than 75 percent of the nearly 500 people who responded were against allowing smoking in the park. Ann Nettles, re
Fountain County (IN) Neighbor
added Aug 31, 2016 15:39

[Asia, Japan] Health ministry urges smoking ban for restaurants, other indoor spaces

A health ministry panel on Wednesday called for a ban on smoking indoors in public spaces, including restaurants. In a report, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry linked passive smoking to a range of deadly diseases, saying designated smoking spaces
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 31, 2016 15:26

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] National parks will be non-smoking areas by year-end

The Health Ministry will gazette all national parks nationwide to be smoke-free zones by year-end...currently, 22 areas had been gazetted as smoke-free, including religious places, rest areas on the highways and education places, including universities.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Aug 29, 2016 14:14
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