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[New Zealand] Hutt politicians call for government to give councils more teeth to ban smoking

Stubbing out cigarettes in Lower Hutt will require more than the council extending smoking bans. That was the message from a range of anit-smoking speakers who lobbied Hutt City councillors on Monday. Officers had recommended an existing smokefree poli
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 4, 2016 06:49
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[Canada] Region of Peel One Step Closer to Prohibiting Waterpipe Smoking in Public Places

Today, Peel Regional Council voted to enact a by-law to prohibit the use of waterpipes (also known as hookah) in enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces, restaurants and bar patios, schools, playgrounds, and sporting areas within Peel region. The by-l
Region of Peel (ca)
added May 3, 2016 15:56
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[New Jersey] Senate Committee advances smoking ban at NJ beaches, parks

Undeterred, Turner reintroduced her legislation in March, and on Monday she argued for its advancement out of the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee. Her bill would ban smoking at all state, county and municipal beaches and park
Burlington County (NJ) Times
added May 3, 2016 15:35
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[New Jersey] N.J. Beach Smoking Ban Passes Latest Hurdle

A prohibition of smoking on public beaches, long-sought by health and environmental advocates, has new life in the New Jersey legislature after previously being vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie. The legislation, sponsored by state Sen. Shirley Turner (D-Me
Shorebeat
added May 3, 2016 15:35
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[North Carolina] Editorial — Something to care about

it’s past time for Rowan County and its municipalities to ban tobacco products at parks. Local government should not allow secondhand smoke to spoil the experience for others; nor should children see tobacco use as an activity to mimic.
Salisbury (NC) Post
added May 3, 2016 15:34
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[UK] Smoking ban flouted on hospital grounds

A smoking ban introduced at Craigavon Area Hospital is regularly flouted, staff and patients have said, leading to some describing it as a farce. And the outright ban looks set to be modified if a court rules in favour of an inpatient at a mental health
Lurgan Mail (uk)
added May 2, 2016 19:22
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[Colorado] Editorial: Ban smoking in downtown Glenwood — now

a straightforward move that helps downtown merchants, promotes health and enhances Glenwood’s brand and ambiance as a family-friendly tourist destination: Ban smoking in the downtown core.... a tool to enforce the law against public marijuana consumption
Glenwood Springs (CO) Post Independent
added May 2, 2016 12:39
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[UK] Council to contemplate ban on smoking in city parks

A Castlegar city councillor is contending that changing social mores and attitudes around smoking are helping to pave the way for a potential new bylaw banning smoking in all city parks.
Nelson Daily (uk)
added May 2, 2016 04:59
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[California] East Bay's Park It: Cigarettes all but banned

East Bay Regional Park District's board of directors has approved a ban on smoking in the regional parklands...The board acted at the request of Save the Bay as a way of reducing cigarette butt litter and promoting a healthier environment for park visitor
Oroville (CA) Mercury-Register
added May 1, 2016 19:13
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Seoul bans smoking within 10 meters of subway exits

The Seoul city government has started enforcing the smoking ban within 10 meters from all subway exits in the city. Previously, smoking was prohibited only near subway stations in six districts including Gangnam, Seocho, Gwanak and Yeongdeungpo.
Korea Times (kr)
added May 1, 2016 17:31
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