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[Asia, Taiwan] Taichung to ban smoking in some outdoor arcades

City Government and four major convenience store chains are cooperating to introduce a ban on smoking in outdoor arcades starting in January. The city government said it has long received public complaints about second-hand smoke in the major chainstores
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 4, 2016 17:29

[Canada] Council taking a new look at smoking ban bylaw

Timmins could find out next week whether the city can or cannot expand the jurisdiction of its anti-smoking bylaw to an area beyond three meters of a public doorway. Earlier this year, city council was approached jointly by the Porcupine Health Unit and
Timmins (ONT) Daily Press (ca)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:51

[California] Novato mulls smoking ordinance revisions

The City Council last week voted unanimously to direct staff to craft possible amendments to the ordinance, including expanding bans in public areas, broadening language in the law to specifically include e-cigarettes and establishing new retail licensin
Marin Scope
added Nov 4, 2016 16:50
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[Kansas] City to mull banning e-cigarettes

The city commission on Tuesday will continue its discussion of whether to ban e-cigarettes within 20 feet from the entrances of public places and places of employment. Manhattan already bans other types of smoking. Manhattan voters approved the measure
Manhattan (KS) Mercury
added Nov 3, 2016 16:35
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[UK] Swansea's smoke-free school gates plan for city

Smoking outside school gates in Swansea could be stubbed out under plans to develop smoke-free areas across the city. The council has launched a "smoke-free gates" campaign which aims to discourage parents from lighting up.
BBC Online
added Nov 3, 2016 14:31

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Numerous violations of subway smoking ban

The official ban on smoking near subway station entrances took effect on Sep. 1 with more than 1,600 violations in the first month. Seoul Metropolitan Government said Monday that violations totaled 1,662.
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:22

[New Zealand] City cafes and restaurants trial smokefree outdoor dining

Twenty Canterbury cafes and restaurants will stub out smoking in their outdoor dining areas as part of a voluntary pilot trial for the summer season. From today, 'no smoking' signs will be erected at participating cafes, and those who light up outdoors
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 31, 2016 15:30

[California] EDITORIAL: Thumbs up: Clearing the air of second-hand smoke in Sonoma

Measure W on Nov. 8 is an opportunity for voters to update Sonoma’s smoking ordinance to better reflect present state laws and public attitudes about tobacco...The Press Democrat recommends a yes vote on Measure W.
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Oct 30, 2016 22:24

[California] GALLIAN, et. al.: The case for tougher smoking laws in Sonoma

Council has heard extensive requests from citizens and public health organizations about the need to extend protections... Vote yes on Measure W to amend Chapter 7.24 to expand secondhand smoke and related protections to all public places, multi-family re
Sonoma Valley (CA) Sun
added Oct 27, 2016 19:44

[Florida] Gainesville debates banning smoking in parks

presented the most recent draft of the ordinance, which would ban smoking from city parks, on Thursday, said Steve Phillips, the director of the Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs department. The city has considered curtailing smoking in p
The Independent Florida Alligator (University of Florida)
added Oct 27, 2016 19:23
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