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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Partial outdoor smoking ban better than none

While we support the ban, we don’t believe legislators should bother expending any political capital or sacrificing other needs to get this done now. We recommend accepting the terms of the conditional veto, and revisiting the issue under a new governor.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Jul 28, 2016 17:54
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[California] Want to smoke in Hermosa Beach? Starting next month, good luck

Smoking tobacco and electronic cigarettes — or marijuana, for that matter — in any Hermosa Beach public area will soon be outlawed as city leaders mount a more aggressive campaign to try to snuff out the practice. The City Council voted 5-0 on Tuesday ni
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
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[Massachusetts] Extent of anti-smoking ban questioned as Board of Health postpones vote

But some local business owners said to forget about making smoking a thing of the past. Just eliminating smoking on patio areas – it is already banned inside restaurants – would hurt business for many. “We get a lot of people who come down here late at
Worcester (MA) Magazine
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
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[Asia, China] Shanghai proposes stricter smoking ban

is proposing stricter smoking bans at hotels, restaurants, airports and other public venues. Under a draft revision... The amendment would ban smoking in outdoor audience seating and performance venues, outdoor areas of protected cultural heritage sites
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:32
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[New York] Town Park and Beach Smoking Ban Okayed in Putnam Valley

The Putnam Valley Town Board voted unanimously on July 22 to ban smoking from town park facilities, including beaches. The legislation stated the town board was creating the ban because of the potential health hazards associated with smoking and the deb
The Examiner (White Plains, NY)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:51
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[Alaska] Smoking, vaping banned in Anchorage's Town Square Park

Smoking and vaping are now banned in downtown's Town Square Park, following approval by the Anchorage Assembly Tuesday night. The vote reversed a June rejection of the ban. Assembly members Tim Steele and Bill Starr decided to change their votes, leading
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 27, 2016 14:29
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[Oregon] Roseburg City Council Passes Smoking Ordinance

City Council voted to pass a smoking ordinance that would expand upon an ordinance already in place. Earlier this month, the council had the first reading of the ordinance, which will add a ban on smoking to city-owned parking lots, and the sidewalks, st
KEZI-TV (Eugene, OR)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:28
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[Alaska] Anchorage Assembly approves first pot cultivation license, bans smoking, vaping in Town Square Park

The Assembly also passed an ordinance Tuesday banning smoking and vaping in Town Square Park. The 7 to 4 vote makes it illegal to use any electronic or battery operated cigarette or to smoke any tobacco or marijuana product not only in Town Square Park,
KTVA Channel 11 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:07
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[Oregon] Roseburg City Council bans smoking at five city-owned parking lots

City officials banned smoking, cigarette or otherwise, at five city-owned parking lots during Monday night’s Roseburg City Council meeting. Councilors voted 6 to 1 to curb the habit after a brief discussion over the ordinance, which faced its second rea
Roseburg (OR) News-Review
added Jul 27, 2016 03:09
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[Massachusetts] Worcester health board not ready to decide on ban on outdoor smoking at restaurants

The board tabled action Monday night on the proposal so members can have time to research environmental exposure of secondhand smoke in outdoor venues.
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 27, 2016 03:07
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