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[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

[Florida] There are now voluntary smoke-free zones on Miami Beach

The City of Miami Beach has created two voluntary smoke-free zones on the beach at the southern end of Lummus Park, at Fifth Street, as well as on 86th Street. Signs there actually encourage residents and tourists to refrain from smoking.
WSVN-TV Fox 7 (Miami, FL)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27

[UK] NHS boss slams ‘aggressive’ patients for flouting smoking ban

Patients and visitors at St Thomas' Hospital are "resistant, sometimes to the point of aggression" when asked not to smoke.... Amanda Pritchard, chief executive of the Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, used her report for next week's board meeti
London SE1 (uk)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27

[Maine] No butts on the beach

The ban, which was effective immediately on passage, prohibits smoking of any tobacco or plant product, and applies to any lighted or heated cigarette, cigar or pipe, or any natural or synthetic plant products intended for human consumption. The law als
Biddeford (ME) Journal Tribune
added Oct 22, 2016 15:44

[Alabama] No Ifs Ands or Butts: Mountain Brook Joins OTM Cities Cracking Down on Smoking

ver the Mountain city to adopt stricter laws to prohibit smoking in enclosed public and work places and certain outdoor public places. Homewood, Hoover and Vestavia Hills also have anti-smoking ordinances, though they differ on some points. Mountain Broo
Over the Mountain Journal
added Oct 19, 2016 23:45

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] 24 smokers fined in Penang heritage zone

Twenty four smokers who were caught lighting up in the heritage zone today have until Nov 19 to settle a RM250 fine for smoking in a smoke-free zone or risk being hauled to court. The court summonses were issued against them by the Smoke Free Penang (Pen
Sun Daily (my)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:53

[Hawaii] Tobacco-free beach / Cigarettes nixed at Lydgate Beach Park

The first steps toward giving tobacco the boot at Lydgate began in 2012 with Tobacco Free Kauai and a statewide bill for tobacco-free beaches and parks, which didn’t pass. That didn’t stop the movement on Kauai, though.
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Oct 19, 2016 15:57

[Africa, Kenya] British American Tobacco (BAT) fights State over new tough smoking rules

BAT asked the Court of Appeal to allow its argument that the regulations ought not see the light of the day. On its part, the State told the court that there was nothing unconstitutional about the regulations, which among other things required gory images
The Standard (ke)
added Oct 19, 2016 15:11

[Connecticut] Branford Parks/Beaches Adopt No Smoking Policy

For the health of the Branford Community and in keeping with the Branford Parks and Recreation Department’s philosophy of providing “….positive leisure time and promoting physical and emotional enrichment” we are pleased to announce that the Branford Rec
added Oct 18, 2016 00:04
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[Colorado] AUDIO: An open letter to people who smoke marijuana at Red Rocks

Holly's point was clear: she and her husband no longer enjoy going to Red Rocks for concerts because of all the marijuana smoke in the air. Sometimes, she told us, she feels like the only person not smoking.
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Oct 17, 2016 17:54
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