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[California] Belvedere to consider tighter smoking laws

City officials brought the discussion to the Monday meeting after years of receiving an “F” grade on a report card on tobacco control, conducted annually by the American Lung Association.
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Apr 15, 2016 18:42

City considers tobacco-free policy

City officials are considering a tobacco-free policy in parks after a visit from health department director Matt McDaniel this week. Part of the Volunteer to Clear the Air campaign, the city's participation in the effort would mean it'd voluntarily go to
Covington (TN) Leader
added Apr 15, 2016 09:56

[New Zealand] Wellington aims to be world's first smoke-free capital

NEW Zealand's capital aims to be the world's first smoke-free capital as smoke-free areas extend to public spaces such as bus stops and building entrances. In a community, sport and recreation committee meeting held yesterday Wellington City councillors
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Apr 14, 2016 16:44

[Australia] Ballarat's council considers smoking ban at sports grounds

Councillors voted on Wednesday to investigate how council could extend the smoking ban on sports grounds from children’s sport to all sport. Councillor Belinda Coates said it was worth recognising how quickly the culture had changed, highlighting famou
Wellington (NSW) Times (au)
added Apr 14, 2016 01:14

[Canada] Smoking ban challenged as discriminatory

A Penticton woman who says a strata bylaw forbidding from smoking on her patio is discriminatory will have her case heard by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal....because Dandurand suffers from multiple psychiatric conditions — including post-traumatic stress
added Apr 14, 2016 01:10

[California] Smoking at state parks one step closer to being extinguished

The Senate Committe on Natural Resources and Water passed the SB-1333 by a 7-2 vote. It now heads to the Senate Appropriations Committee for discussion. The proposal would outlaw smoking along Orange County’s five state beaches – Bolsa Chica, Huntington
Orange County (CA) Register
added Apr 13, 2016 22:37

[New Zealand] Wellington bans smoking in more areas, looks to outlaw cigarette butts

The decision to explore a bylaw came as Wellington City councillors voted unanimously on Wednesday to widen the city's smoking ban to include most public spaces. Smoking and vaping in Wellington's Botanic Gardens is now banned.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Apr 13, 2016 15:12

[California] SMOKING: Bill would ban lighting up at state parks

A bill that would end smoking in California’s state parks cleared a state Senate committee Tuesday, April 12, a move that brings advocates a step closer to putting out butts on Inland beaches and boating lakes, and in forests and orange groves where smok
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Apr 13, 2016 14:56
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[Nebraska] Council makes it official -- you can't smoke or vape at bus stops

officially banned smoking and vaping and simulating smoking at bus shelters and bus stops -- and within 15 feet of those places -- at its Monday afternoon meeting. The ban does not carry a criminal penalty and will be enforced by bus drivers, not police.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 12, 2016 23:52
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[Maryland] Mount Airy town officials vote to ban smoking in public parks

Visitors of public parks in Mount Airy are no longer allowed to smoke due to an ordinance approved by the town's council earlier this month. "There are several reasons of health issues not only for us, but for the children and also for people that leave
WHAG-TV NBC25 - (Hagerstown, MD)
added Apr 12, 2016 23:52
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