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[UK] Smokers told to stop lighting up in Canterbury play areas with launch of smoke free parks

A year-long trial aimed at stopping people smoking in children's play areas has been launched this week with new signs put up at five of the city's parks. Canterbury City Council and Kent County Council have joined forces to trial smoke free zones to tr
Canterbury Times (uk)
added May 13, 2016 14:43

[New York] Will Utica ban smoking in city parks?

A proposal before the Utica Common Council would ban smoking in parks and playgrounds that host events — and it would take effect in time for this summer's Little League and fireworks parties. The proposal, from 6th District Councilor Samantha Colosimo-T
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added May 12, 2016 20:06

Law would ban e-cigarettes from workplaces in Hungary

The Hungarian government is planning legislation to restrict the usage of electronic cigarettes, banning them from workplaces and playgrounds, Hungary’s Cabinet Chief János Lázár said today, according to reports.
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added May 12, 2016 15:30
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[California] City reignites smoking discussion

Half Moon Bay city staff is developing a smoking ordinance that aims to balance the rights of individuals while protecting others from the dangers of secondhand smoke. During its most recent meeting, the City Council addressed a list of seven items relate
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added May 12, 2016 12:36

[Georgia] County eyes smoking ban in all its parks

Some Charlton County parents aren’t too happy about their children being exposed to secondhand smoke while playing recreation ball. At last week’s county meeting, Commissioner Jesse Crews informed his fellow commissioners the newly reappointed county re
Charlton County (GA) Herald
added May 11, 2016 01:58
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[New Jersey] Smoke-free beaches back in play

A bill that would ban smoking in local parks and on beaches — with a few exceptions, such as golf courses or limited smoking areas on the beach — is making its way through the Legislature. Lawmakers say they are hopeful this latest version — tweaked wi
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 9, 2016 22:33


Christie vetoed a similar measure in September, suggesting the state was overreaching. This time, sponsors agreed to allow local or county government to carve out 15 percent of the site for smokers -- urging them not to locate it next to the playground or
NJ Spotlight
added May 9, 2016 22:19

[Florida] Palm Beach can't ban smoking on local beaches

Officers were prepared to consider the prohibition after some residents complained about cigarette butts littering the shore and of the health hazards of second-hand smoke...But the idea was stubbed out after town officials learned that the state doesn’t
Palm Beach (FL) Daily News
added May 8, 2016 17:18

[Korea - South] No-smoking areas keep shifting, sow confusion

when two officials from the Seongdong District Office approached them. “Starting from September,” warned one of the officials, “you’ll have to pay about 100,000 won for smoking.” The smokers angrily remonstrated, but eventually put out their cigarettes.
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added May 8, 2016 17:17

[Idaho] Councilors want parks free from smoking ($$)

The two Lewiston city councilors pursuing a ban on smoking in public places have decided to focus on the city's parks for the time being. Cari Miller said she and fellow Councilor Jesse Maldonado have been talking with city staff about what form a propos
Lewiston (ID) Tribune
added May 8, 2016 15:00
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