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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society encourages B.C. municipalities to readdress smoke-free bylaw

In February 2017, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) addressed municipal leaders across B.C., inviting all to endorse the Society’s recommendation that the province expand the scope of the Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act to include bar and restaur
The Free Press (Fernie, B.C.) (ca)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01
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[Maryland] Rockville considers smoking ban on restaurant patios

If it is approved, smokers could be fined for lighting up in the outdoor eating areas of local bars and restaurants. Adam Zimmerman is a longtime advocate of smoke-free spaces in Rockville, now pushing for the city’s smoking ban to apply to outside dining
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:43
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[Netherlands] Dutch amusement parks, museums to ban smoking while you wait

Dutch tourist attractions and amusement parks are to ban visitors from smoking while they queue up, Dutch media reported on Tuesday. The list of locations where smoking will be discouraged outside includes Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, the Efteling amusement
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:23
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[Michigan] Community members asking for smoking ban in downtown Eaton Rapids

Braatz owns an ice cream shop on Main St. in Eaton Rapids. He is a big part of the conversation to ban smoking in downtown. He started that conversation after he saw a 4-year-old have an asthma attack from second hand smoke. "To see an asthmatic child g
WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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[Pennsylvania] Butt out at the beach: Beltzville, others join list of state parks banning smokes on the water

The beach at Carbon County’s Beltzville State Park will be a no-smoking zone as of Memorial Day weekend. The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has been instituting smoking restrictions since 2013. Beltzville and several other state parks j
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Mar 27, 2017 04:33
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Sure, smoking's bad, but let's try more education rather than fines

we think there is need for a stronger effort to be made for education before the police department starts writing tickets to people who step outside to have a smoke.
Klamath Falls (OR) Herald & News
added Mar 27, 2017 03:13
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[New Jersey] Longport bans smoking on the beach

Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance Wednesday, March 22 that bans smoking of any kind at all borough buildings, parks and recreation facilities, including the beach. The ordinance prohibits the burning or smoking of cigarettes, cigars, pipes and
Shore News Today
added Mar 25, 2017 22:30
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[Maryland] ZIMMERMAN: Rockville can lead the way on smoke-free outdoor dining

On Monday, the Rockville City Council will hold a public hearing... When it comes to smoke-free outdoor dining areas, science, economics and health are all firmly on our side. Everybody wins. I look forward to the day in the very near future when this pol
Washington Post
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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[Oregon] LETTER: Parks should be smoke-free for all users

Gresham is the fourth largest city in Oregon and currently the only one without any regulation of tobacco use in parks. It's time to change that. I urge the city council to pass this tobacco-free parks ordinance when it comes up for a vote.
Gresham (OR) Outlook
added Mar 25, 2017 20:55
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Keep those butts off our beaches

By this summer, Old Lyme is expected to join the list. It makes sense for all Connecticut communities to find a way to keep their parks and beaches tobacco free. Two states – Maine and Oregon – have regulations banning smoking at state-owned parks and be
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 25, 2017 20:55
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