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[Oregon] LETTER: Parks should be smoke-free for all users

Gresham is the fourth largest city in Oregon and currently the only one without any regulation of tobacco use in parks. It's time to change that. I urge the city council to pass this tobacco-free parks ordinance when it comes up for a vote.
Gresham (OR) Outlook
added Mar 25, 2017 20:55
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Keep those butts off our beaches

By this summer, Old Lyme is expected to join the list. It makes sense for all Connecticut communities to find a way to keep their parks and beaches tobacco free. Two states – Maine and Oregon – have regulations banning smoking at state-owned parks and be
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 25, 2017 20:55
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[California] Novato Lawmaker Wants to Ban Smoking at State Beaches, Parks

bill that seeks to prohibit smoking on state beaches and parks cleared its first hurdle this week, passing the Assembly Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee. Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) has authored AB 725 in an effort to "protect Californ
Patch.org
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[Oklahoma] Student advocates say no to tobacco, yes to cleanup

"The whole reason why we're here is because it is tobacco-free and we're still finding cigarette butts in our park," Buechele said. "I have a daughter who's 2, and I bring here to the park to play, and secondhand smoke is so harmful. I don't want my daug
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Mar 24, 2017 17:14
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[Illinois] Bourbonnais parks going smoke free

For park-goers, the decision to quit just got a little easier. The Bourbonnais Township Park District has announced a new ban on smoking and tobacco products on all its properties, including Diamond Point, Perry Farm and Whispering Willows.
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 17:12
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[UK] Bright's Path of Maldon High Street set to ban smoking on premises completely from April 1

SMOKERS will be banned from lighting up in a Maldon town centre street from next month, it has been announced. Shoppers will no longer be able to smoke outside Bright’s Path, the row of boutique businesses off Maldon High Street, from April 1. Vaping wil
Maldon & Burnham Standard (uk)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:12
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[California] Mill Valley Lawmaker Wants to Ban Smoking at State Beaches, Parks

A Marin County lawmaker's bill that seeks to prohibit smoking on state beaches and parks cleared its first hurdle this week, passing the Assembly Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee. Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) has authored AB 725 in an e
Patch.org
added Mar 23, 2017 21:43
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoke-free parks: Dept starts enforcement

Sarawak Health Department will start educational enforcement to increase public awareness with regard to the gazetting of public parks as non-smoking areas. In disclosing this on Tuesday, state deputy health director (public health) Dr Nordin Saleh said
Borneo Post (my)
added Mar 23, 2017 02:53
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[Oregon] Drawing a line for a smoke-free downtown

The law would prohibit smoking tobacco in a corridor that includes Main Street and at least one block to the east or west. An ordinance is being drafted by Blue Zones Project, which will go before city council in the near future. A no smoking policy in c
Klamath Falls (OR) Herald & News
added Mar 23, 2017 02:52
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[Texas] TCU may become a smoke and tobacco-free campus

The Student Government Association voted in favor of making TCU a smoke and tobacco-free campus recently, but there are still more decisions to be made. The Graduate Student Senate, Staff Assembly and Faculty Senate must vote on the initiative before it
TCU 360 (Texas Christian University)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:34
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