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[Asia] Japan looks to totally ban smoking at public facilities ahead of Olympics

health ministry has proposed a total ban on smoking at public facilities including central and local government office buildings, hospitals and other medical institutions, and schools to help prevent passive smoking in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24

[Asia, Japan] Health ministry unveils draft proposal to crack down on secondhand smoke ahead of 2020 Olympics

Under a draft proposal the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry compiled Wednesday, smoking will be completely banned indoors at public facilities such as stadiums, government offices and welfare institutions. At schools and medical facilities where minors
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24
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[California] New Sunnyvale smoking ordinance in effect

The updated ordinance places new limitations on smoking outdoors as well as smoking within multi-family housing. Smoking is now prohibited in the city in all public outdoor dining areas, within 25 feet of buildings’ doors and windows, within 25 feet of t
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 12, 2016 20:00

[District of Columbia] City Council Approves Tobacco-Free Baseball in Nation's Capital

The D.C. City Council today approved an ordinance ending the use of all tobacco products – including smokeless tobacco like chew, dip and snuff – at all organized sporting events within the city, including at Nationals Park.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 11, 2016 21:28

[California] Smoking ban proposed for county parks blessed by parks commission

Under the proposal presented to the commission by county health department staff on Thursday, Manzanita and Jacks Peak parks would be completely smoke-free, while smoking would be limited to designated areas at Royal Oaks, Toro, Laguna Seca, and San Lore
Monterey County (CA) Herald
added Oct 11, 2016 15:14
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[Asia-pacific] Now Philippines president Rodrigo 'The Punisher' Duterte bans SMOKING after having thousands of drug dealers slaughtered

The national restrictions will be along the same lines as those set in Duterte's old municipality of Davao. 'There will be no smoking in public places anymore, whether indoor or outdoor,' Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 14:21

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] EO on nationwide smoking ban out this month

“What is being done in Davao is set to be done nationwide,” the DOH chief stressed. Under this, all public places will be 100 percent smoke-free, she further noted. “There will be nobody smoking in public places anymore, whether indoor or outdoor. Park
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:09
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[Ohio] Hamilton considers smoking, tobacco ban on all city property

City government is in the early stages of considering an assault on tobacco use on several fronts, Human Resources Director Tim Werdmann recently told City Council. That includes banning all tobacco and e-cigarette use at all city properties and work si
Dayton (OH) Daily News
added Oct 9, 2016 14:41

[South Dakota] Sioux Falls Argus Leader Hotel, event center unfazed by outdoor smoking ban idea

It’s been years since the Sheraton Sioux Falls Hotel closed its smoking rooms and forced guests to step outside before lighting up. But if a proposed outdoor public smoking ban takes effect, hotel guests could have to walk up to a quarter mile to get thei
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Oct 9, 2016 14:16

[Colorado] General Government Committee mulls smoking ban in city parks

Community members are invited to offer input on a proposal to either ban smoking completely in city parks, or ban it within a 50-foot radius of playground equipment in parks owned by the City of Cañon City. Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Fremont Co
Canon City (CO) Daily Record
added Oct 7, 2016 01:07
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