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[Virginia] Bill seeks to ban outdoor smoking at performances

Virginians may have to put out their cigarettes before entering an outdoor performance because of a bill that emerged from the state Senate on a tiebreaker vote Tuesday. Senate Bill 938 would allow local governments to designate nonsmoking areas in an ou
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Feb 8, 2017 16:29

[Oregon] Smoke-free zone proposed for downtown Klamath Falls

Backers say the proposal would reduce cigarette butt litter, second-hand smoke, and make the downtown area more family-friendly. If the ordinance is passed, those caught smoking downtown could get a ticket, and pay a fine. “We’re going to have a 90-day
KOBI-TV (Medford, OR)
added Feb 8, 2017 15:40

[UK] Sunderland council ‘failing to fine smokers’

This council refuses to do anything about all of the people who smoke in Sunderland in interchange (all ages, both sexes) and in many bus shelters, including ones in Chester Road, Low Ford and Holmeside. When you tell some of the culprits that it is suppo
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 15:03
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[New Jersey] Advocacy group praises Cedar Grove's new no-smoking policy

Cedar Grove’s efforts to limit smoking in public places within its borders did not go unnoticed. The Township Council has banned smoking in all of Cedar Grove's fields and parks. The council formally approved an ordinance to ban smoking in the township
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Feb 8, 2017 01:02

[Arkansas] Fort Smith parks panel seeks smoking ban at city parks

The Fort Smith Parks and Recreation Commission will vote Wednesday on a proposed ban on smoking and tobacco use in the city's parks. Parks and Recreation Director Doug Reinert has received complaints from residents about smoking in the parks, he said.
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 7, 2017 21:15

[California] Marin IJ Editorial: Healthy breathing grades turned around in Belvedere

The F-to-A improvement was the result of the City Council taking steps to ban smoking in multi-family housing and anywhere within 20 feet of entrances... Congratulations to Belvedere for its improved report card and taking another important step to make
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RM10,000 fine for smoking within public parks

Public and national parks in the country have been gazetted as no-smoking zones effective Feb 1 (2017), said Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
Rakyat Post (my)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06

[Missouri] St. Louis bans smokeless tobacco at Busch, other venues

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen voted Friday to prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco products like chewing tobacco, dip and snuff at all sports venues, including Cardinals games at Busch Stadium. The measure provides no exemption for players or anyone e
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 3, 2017 21:28

[California] City puts smokers on notice: ‘Not in Saratoga’

The city of Saratoga earned an “A” in the American Lung Association’s annual rating of smoking policies. Saratoga ranked high among California cities in the categories of smoke-free outdoor air, smoke-free housing and reducing sales of tobacco products.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Feb 3, 2017 21:09

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smokers unfazed by new rules but want a place to puff away

According to them, enforcement would not be strict, going by past experiences. Transport supervisor Mohd Arif Abd Samad said they would abide by the new ruling for now. “I would have to find a proper place to smoke elsewhere,” said Mohd Arif, who smoke
The Star (my)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:55
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