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[Kansas] Tobacco-free parks on the docket

Members of Healthier Lyon County picked up cigarette butts at local parks. The group anticipated finding a number of littered items but were shocked by the large amount. The above bags are from (clockwise from left): Santa Fe, All Veterans, Jones and Pete
Emporia (KS) Gazette
added Feb 21, 2017 19:03

[Arkansas] Trumann Council discusses tobacco ordinance

The Trumann City Council heard the first of three readings for an ordinance regulating smoking, smokeless tobacco, and e-cigarettes on city property Tuesday night.
Poinsett County (AR) Democrat Tribune
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56

[UK] Elsecar Park joins smoke free campaign

The introduction of smoke free play areas has begun its expansion from Locke Park, in Barnsley, as Elsecar Park becomes the next play area to introduce the scheme. Elsecar Park, holder of a prestigious Green Flag Award for its excellent green spaces, will
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 20, 2017 17:10

[Virginia] Richlands approves smoking ban

town council approved a public smoking ordinance that regulates the use of tobacco, e-cigarettes and vaporizers in the town limits. The law prohibits smoking in retail and service establishments, indoor service lines, public buildings, places of entertain
Bland County (VA) Messenger
added Feb 18, 2017 01:01
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[New Jersey] WEST WINDSOR: Township considers changes to tobacco use policy

Township Council, which doubles as the municipal Board of Health, reviewed a draft of the proposed changes presented by township Health Officer Jill Swanson Monday night. The proposed revisions, as outlined by Swanson, would create an absolute ban on sm
Princeton (NJ) Packet
added Feb 17, 2017 21:23
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[Florida] Hollywood to post signs urging people not to smoke at beach, parks

You’ll soon start seeing signs like these at the beach and parks throughout Hollywood encouraging people not to smoke. But smokers have the right to ignore the signs and puff away to their heart’s content. In Florida, only state legislators can ban sm
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Feb 17, 2017 21:21

[Kansas] Push begins to end smoking at Emporia playgrounds, parks, sports facilities

Healthier Lyon County is starting an education effort that could lead to a city ordinance eliminating tobacco products from playgrounds, parks as a whole or outdoor sports venues.
KVOE (Emporia, KS)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:28

[Idaho] Ordinance for “Smoke Free Air” drafted by Lewiston City Council

The “Smoke Free Air” ordinance places a ban on smoking in public spaces, including 20 feet from any business entrances, parks, and any other property owned by the city. The ordinance was drafted by city council members, Cari Miller and Jesse Maldonado. Co
KLEW-TV Channel 3 (Lewiston ID)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:25

[Georgia] VIDEO: Possible ordinance would make Columbus smoke-free

Breathe Easy Columbus is a coalition of community partners working to ensure that all workers are protected from secondhand smoke exposure. This is the group that presented an example ordinance at city council of what a “smoke-free Columbus” would look
WTVM-TV Ch. 9 (Columbus, GA)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:17
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[UK] Smoking ban proposed in children's play areas

The council is consulting on a voluntary smoking ban in public play areas Comments (0) Parents could soon be urged to stub out their cigarettes in council-run play areas as officials consider a voluntary smoking ban.
Lincolnshire Echo (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:13
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