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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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[Kentucky] Smoke-Free Parks Celebrated in Ft. Mitchell

The new policy prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco products in all the city’s public parks. The tobacco-free parks effort was spearheaded by the LiveWell Ft. Mitchell coalition, a group of committed community memb
River City News (Covington, KY)
added Jul 26, 2016 16:47
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Italy parliament begins debate on legalizing cannabis

But privately selling any quantity of cannabis, and smoking in any public space inside or outside, would remain prohibited under the proposed law,
Reuters
added Jul 25, 2016 19:59
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: Where there's smoking to ban, there's heat, not much light

The end result of the bill and Christie's approach seem very similar. We slightly prefer Christie's approach for its modest nod to home rule and less unneeded regulation.
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jul 25, 2016 16:17
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