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[Canada] Smoking now banned on Montreal terrasses: 6 things to know

Starting today, Quebecers are no longer allowed to smoke on bar or restaurant patios. The Quebec government's stricter anti-smoking measures went into effect at midnight. The measures are part of Bill 44, which aims to crack down on the harm caused by
CBC News (ca)
added May 26, 2016 14:26


Democratic lawmakers have launched a renewed drive to ban smoking at all beaches, parks, and other public lands in New Jersey -- citing health and environmental concerns -- through a proposal that could well be the most far-reaching law of its kind natio
NJ Spotlight
added May 26, 2016 00:03
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[New Jersey] Lawmakers to vote on banning smoking on N.J. beaches

State lawmakers will take another shot at banning smoking on New Jersey beaches and other public areas when the state Senate on Thursday takes up a revised version of a bill vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie. Using the upcoming Memorial Day weekend as his ba
added May 25, 2016 13:38
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[New Jersey] Smokers not allowed on these Jersey Shore beaches

there’s a push by state lawmakers to prohibit smoking on all beaches in New Jersey. But many coastal towns already have had their own bans in place, in some cases for years. Belmar, for example, has had a smoking ban on the books since the spring of 2014,
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added May 25, 2016 13:38
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[New Jersey] VIDEO: Beach smoking-ban bill moves closer to vote

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney came to the beachfront Tuesday to promote legislation that would ban smoking on public beaches and parks throughout the state. The state Assembly is scheduled to vote on the bill Thursday, and now Sweeney, a Democra
Camden (NJ) Courier-Post
added May 25, 2016 13:36
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[South Carolina] This time, Rock Hill may have votes to stop smoking in parks

But now the issue could get a second hearing. Councilwoman Kathy Pender said she wants a smoking ban proposal brought up for a vote by the council, meaning the city could take the first action to snuff out smoking as early as next month. And this time, t
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added May 25, 2016 13:30

[New Jersey] N.J. Senate set to vote on beach smoking ban

Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) announced that he will place the bill on the legislative body's voting agenda for Thursday. “We are here to announce the next step in trying to improve public health for the millions of people who come to o
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added May 25, 2016 13:29
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Measures to restrict smoking at public beaches and ban it entirely at parks are scheduled for a vote in the New Jersey Legislature. The Senate and Assembly are expected to give final approval Thursday to a bill that was vetoed by Republican Gov. Chris Ch
added May 25, 2016 13:27

[New Jersey] The Mom's Beat: Dear Wawa- Please move the smokers from the front entrance

“Here we go again,” I think to myself as I get ready for the walk into our local Wawa. “Hold your breath, guys,” I tell my kids as we walk up to the entrance and pass the seemingly ever-present line of smokers at each of the two doors.
Shore News Today
added May 25, 2016 13:25

[California] Sonoma may stub out outdoor smoking

It’s an ashtray. If customers dining on the front patio of the Swiss Hotel want to smoke a cigarette or a cigar, there is nothing to stop them from lighting up. Unlike many other cities, Sonoma is a bit of an outlier, with no rules restricting outdoor
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added May 23, 2016 15:37
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