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[Arkansas] Fort Smith directors talk signs, smoking

Ward 4 Director George Catsavis suggested that there be designated smoking areas away from where kids are playing and with trash cans to cut back on cigarette butt litter. Reinert has had mixed responses from the public concerning the ban, he said. Some
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52

[Arkansas] River Valley Parks Now Smoke Free

The Fort Smith Parks Commission voted unanimously last Wednesday to ban smoking and smokeless tobacco products in city parks. The ordinance draft states that anyone caught violating the smoking ban in either of the city's 24 parks will be fined a minimu
KNWA-TV and KFTA-TV (Fayetteville, AR)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Still lighting up at public spots despite smoking ban

It has been two weeks since public parks and other open areas were gazetted by the government as no-smoking zones. However, a check at five parks in the Klang Valley showed none had put up any notice boards, let alone enforce the law When contacted, se
The Star (my)
added Feb 15, 2017 15:22

[Arkansas] Fort Smith parks panel OKs smoking ban

Tobacco products took a step closer to being banned in Fort Smith's parks following a unanimous vote by the Parks and Recreation Commission on Wednesday. Secondhand smoke as a health hazard and the influence of smoking around children were some of the m
Arkansas News Bureau
added Feb 15, 2017 01:12
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[Arkansas] Panel votes to ban tobacco in parks

FORT SMITH -- A woman called Parks and Recreation Commissioner Sherry Toliver and asked if a statue of a man with a cigarette in his mouth at Carol Ann Cross Park would send the wrong message about an effort to ban smoking in city parks.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Feb 15, 2017 01:10

[UK] WARREN HAYDEN: Ban smoking at school gates... and in parks editorial image

I asked the question, is it time the smoking ban went further? This came after visits to the local park with my two daughters often included us dodging the harmful smoke being blown out of the mouths of fellow parents while children were trying to enjoy
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:40

[Delaware] South Bethany could be next town to ban smoking on beach

Councilman Frank Weisgerber introduced the ordinance that would create the ban. Weisgerber says it comes after officials realized South Bethany was the last coastal town in the area to still permit smoking on the beach.
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Feb 13, 2017 23:54
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[Arkansas] Editorial: Smoking ban at Fort Smith parks can only be a good thing

A smoking ban isn't a political issue, nor should it be one. It's about creating a healthy environment and allowing everyone to enjoy the great outdoors. We applaud the Parks and Recreation Commission's efforts and hope the Fort Smith Board of Directors
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 12, 2017 21:12

[California] Modesto ponders smoking ban in all city parks

A proposal would extend the ban throughout city parks and include the smoking of marijuana. Modesto is considering banning smoking in all of its parks. The smell of tobacco was strong Friday afternoon in the Graceada Park pavilion in downtown Modesto. Mod
Modesto (CA) Bee
added Feb 12, 2017 21:09

[Ireland] COLEMAN: Smoking should be banned outdoors near food

doesn't necessarily mean that it is suitable for smokers, and certainly permitting customers to smoke right beside dining tables shows a lack of regard for those who prefer to eat in a smoke-free environment. Enniscorthy Guardian
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:31
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