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[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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[Massachusetts] Worcester bans smoking in nursing homes as of Jan. 1

Smoking will no longer be allowed in nursing homes and other similar facilities as of Jan. 1. The Board of Health Monday night unanimously voted to add those facilities to the list of places where smoking is prohibited in the city.
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 12, 2016 14:53

PUSATERI: California Lawmakers Propose Tobacco, E-Cig Ban for Government Parks

Aeon Skoble, a professor of philosophy at Bridgewater State University, says the bill does not address a health or environmental issue, but instead is a form of institutionalized discrimination against unpopular lifestyle choices. “Since e-cigarettes ar
Heartland Institute
added Jul 12, 2016 14:44

[Illinois] Ban On Chewing Tobacco Takes Effect At Wrigley, US Cellular

When fans and players return from the All-Star break, they will be banned from using chewing tobacco in Chicago under a city ordinance that takes effect this week.
CBS 2 Chicago
added Jul 11, 2016 17:39

[UK] Mother launches petition to stop smoking in public parks and playgrounds

The government has brought bans to enclosed public spaces and cars with children in – but not to playgrounds meant for kids
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 11, 2016 00:48

[UK] Mother launches petition to BAN smoking in children's playgrounds after seeing one mum light up on a seesaw

Annie Dressner's son was playing when woman asked if she could smoke Singer-songwriter said she would have an issue with her lighting up Woman said her son would grow up to be 'arrogant' and sparked anyway Cambridge mother is now pushing for national b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 10, 2016 15:05

[UK] Mum Launches Petition To Ban Smoking Near Children’s Playgrounds Because Of Danger To Kids

A mum has launched a petition calling on the government to ban smoking near children’s playgrounds because of the danger of secondhand smoke. Annie Dressner, a mum-of-one from Cambridge, was inspired to create the petition after an incident with a smoke
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 8, 2016 19:03
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