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[Wisconsin] Cigarette butts pile up at Wausau trail spot

Jim Force collects litter when he walks around town and along Wausau's River Edge Parkway. One of the troublesome spots on the route: beneath the Stewart Avenue bridge, where cigarette butts accumulate. "It's quite disgusting," Force said. "Smokers need
Wausau (WI) Daily Herald
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[California] West Sac looks to ban smoking in city parks

The West Sacramento City Council is expected to consider amending a city ordinance that would ban smoking in city parks and buildings at its meeting Wednesday evening. Currently, state law bans smoking inside a city building, as well as within 20 feet
KXTV ABC (Sacramento, CA)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:13

[Florida] Fear of lawsuit snuffs out Hollywood's proposed smoking ban at beach, parks

A proposed ban on smoking at Hollywood's beach, parks and playgrounds was snuffed out Wednesday when commissioners said they were worried about offending tourists and running afoul of state law. The power to ban outdoor smoking in the Sunshine State fal
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2017 03:37

Government Abruptly Kills Proposed Vaping Ban in National Parks but Won't Explain Why

“The proposal was opened, earlier this month, for 60 days comment,” NPS spokesperson Jeffrey Olson told Gizmodo over email. “The withdrawal is based upon a need to engage in additional interagency coordination and review of the proposal.” What does “a
added Jan 18, 2017 21:43
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[New York] On the Bright Side: Schoharie County officials create tobacco-free outdoor zones

Use of tobacco products is now prohibited in the village of Middleburgh’s parks and pool area; at the properties and facilities owned by the Schoharie Free Library in Schoharie; and at the Central Bridge Community Park and Morgan Crapser Village Green un
Oneonta (NY) Daily Star
added Jan 18, 2017 09:43

[California] Angels Camp considers smoking ban

The proposed ordinance would prohibit smoking of any substance: in public places and within 20 feet of all public places; in city buildings and facility and within 20 feet of them; at the entrances, exits and operable windows of all public places and wit
Calaveras (CA) Enterprise
added Jan 17, 2017 22:04

[UK] Is smoking in public becoming the new taboo?

although smoking outside is still socially acceptable, is it still OK to light up when rubbing shoulders with a tightly packed group of strangers at a concert or event outside? Ex-smoker Malcolm Cuthbert, from the Sunnybank area of Hull, has a fairly bal
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 15:20

[Australia] EXPLAINED: New smoking rules coming on February 1

Only five months after overhauls of the laws, next month will mark the start of smoking being banned in national parks within 10 metres of in-use campsites and public facilities including picnic tables, barbecues, visitor information centres, shelters, j
Bundaberg (QLD) NewsMail and Guardian (au)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36

[Australia] Nine recent changes to smoking laws you may not know about

New rules came into play at the end of last year, including a ban on temporary retail outlets selling tobacco products. Bundaberg Regional Council said event though councils had the ability to enforce smoke free zones for a long time, changes had now ma
Bundaberg (QLD) NewsMail and Guardian (au)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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[New York] National Park Service proposes formal vaping ban

inhaling nicotine with electronic cigarettes, formally would be banned in various areas or buildings at national parks under a proposed rule by the National Park Service. This would equalize how vapers and other smokers are treated, permitting superinten
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jan 13, 2017 19:00
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