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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

[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

[Illinois] Buffalo Grove Park District Bans E-Cigarettes

The first offense after a warning is $25, not less than $25-$50 for a second offense, $50-$75 for a third offense, $75-$100 for a fourth offense and $100 each time after that. “No fine has ever been assessed for a smoking violation,” Buffalo Grove Park D
Journal & Topics Newspapers ( Des Plaines, IL)
added Apr 30, 2016 21:26

[North Carolina] Smoking could be banned in Brunswick County parks

The focus on tobacco use follows complaints from park users and is the latest example of how public attitudes about smoking have shifted over time. At New Hanover and Pender county parks, smoking is allowed only in parking lots. As Brunswick leaders stu
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Apr 29, 2016 17:32
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[Indiana] Lapel bans smoking in town parks

Lapel Town Council approved an ordinance Tuesday banning smoking in the town-owned recreation areas and parks. The ordinance came after the city received several complaints of both underage and adult cigarette smoking in parks that bothered children and
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Apr 28, 2016 20:27

[South Dakota] Yankton Warns Citizens The Danger Of Littering With Tobacco

The City of Yankton and the Yankton Tobacco Education Coalition reminds all citizens that the Yankton Parks are tobacco-free. In 2006, the Yankton Tobacco Education Coalition asked the City Commission to support a tobacco-free parks policy. All the city
Yankton (SD) Press & Dakotan
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26

VIDEO: Should smoking be allowed again in Michigan bars, restaurants?

A growing number of residents and business owners are pushing for changes to the state law banning smoking in bars, restaurants and veteran's halls. "Ban the Ban Michigan" is proposing an amendment to current state law that would allow smoking in outdoor
WWMA-TV: FOX 17 (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Apr 27, 2016 21:45

[North Carolina] Ask SAM: Will Bowman Gray Stadium become smoke-free?

Answer: “For many years, we’ve provided a significant portion of our outdoor seating as a designated non-smoking section, and we’re always open to opportunities to improve the experience for everyone,” said Loren Pinilis, the spokesman for the stadium. He
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2016 18:35

[California] Smoking banned from San Francisco parks for animal health

The goal is to reduce cigarette butt litter and improve health conditions for park visitors, including furry and feathered friends, and water-dwelling wildlife. They said billions of cigarette butts flow into the San Francisco Bay annually and harm fish,
added Apr 27, 2016 18:19

[UK] Southwark council encourages no smoking in children's playgrounds.

Southwark council has introduced a voluntary smoking ban in children’s playgrounds. The scheme has been rolled out across 60 playgrounds in the borough to help reduce children’s exposure to second hand smoke.
South London Press (uk)
added Apr 26, 2016 13:42
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