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[New Jersey] Christie vetoes smoking ban at beaches and parks a second time

but this time around he says he's willing to support a ban at state-run properties. Christie made the offer in his conditional veto message of legislation that sought to extend the state's prohibition on lighting up indoors to all areas of public parks a
Burlington County (NJ) Times
added Jul 16, 2016 00:36

[California] With Hermosa Beach smoking ban, the devil is in the details

City Council was expected to pass a smoking ban citywide—extending beyond current no-smoking areas to all public right-of-ways in the city—on Tuesday night. But there were two major changes to the ban. The first is a shift from a misdemeanor to an infrac
The Beach Reporter (Manhattan Beach, CA)
added Jul 16, 2016 00:34

[New York] You’re Out! New Legislation Would Prohibit Smoking on Athletic Fields Throughout Huntington

would prohibit smoking, traditional and e-cigarettes, on athletic fields across the Town of Huntington. In 2012, Suffolk County passed a law restricting smoking in county parks and beaches only to parking facilities. Under those provisions, smoking on c (NY)
added Jul 15, 2016 17:08

[Illinois] Chicago Baseball Becomes Tobacco-Free; Wrigley Game Tomorrow is City’s Historic First

Smokeless tobacco manufacturers spent more than $500 million on marketing in 2013 (the most recent data available), driving home the message that teen boys cannot be real men unless they chew. The link between baseball and chewing tobacco reinforces this
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:44
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[Australia] Smoking may soon be banned at Canberra's playgrounds

Smoking bans could be extended to children's playgrounds and play spaces in the ACT under a proposal out for community feedback. The ACT government on Wednesday published a discussion paper seeking public feedback on restricting smoking in public playgr
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:30

[Illinois] All chewed out: Chicago ballparks ban smokeless tobacco

But when the Cubs return to play at Wrigley Field on Friday — and White Sox return to U.S Cellular Field on July 21 — the use of smokeless tobacco products will be illegal at both ballparks, along with all “professional and amateur” sporting events in Ch
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jul 14, 2016 13:26

[California] Hermosa Beach coucil gives OK to smoking ban, rolling outages resolution

Hermosa Beach’s City Council tentatively approved an expanded smoking ban in the city’s outdoor areas at its Tuesday night meeting. The ban would apply to all public outdoor areas, and private outdoor areas where the public is invited, such as businesse
Easy Reader (Hermosa Beach, CA)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:52

[Colorado] Downtown businesses weigh in on Glenwood Springs smoking ban

Among the businesses likely impacted by the ban are late night bars and restaurants where it is common for congregations of people to smoke outside the entrance. Kevin Campbell is a part-owner of K Seas Wing House. As a bar with a large late-night crowd
Glenwood Springs (CO) Post Independent
added Jul 13, 2016 18:38
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[UK] Mum seeks ban on smokers at the swings ($$)

Annie Dressner felt she had to take her toddler away from the area because of the risk posed by passive smoking. The singer has launched a petition asking the government to make it illegal to smoke in park play areas. Dressner, who moved to Cambridge f
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:33

[UK] 'No smoking' request at 173 Leicester children's play areas

Children's play areas in Leicester parks are being declared smoke-free zones. City council officials are putting up signs at 173 playgrounds asking people not to smoke in or near them. The restriction is voluntary and cannot be enforced but it is hoped
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 14:00
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