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[UK] Medway Maritime Hospital bans smoking as it aims to be a smoke-free site

Unlike many other hospitals that have prohibited smoking from all areas, Medway has allowed the activity in designated areas. But from October 17, the site in Windmill Road will become smoke-free meaning all patients, visitors and staff will not be abl
Kent Online (uk)
added Jun 28, 2016 11:26

[Nebraska] Group seeks to expand Omaha smoking ban outdoors

An anti-smoking group behind Omaha’s indoor smoking ban passed in 2006 is commemorating the ordinance’s 10-year anniversary by calling for the ban to expand to the outdoors. The group, GASP, announced at a news conference Friday that it seeks to have smok
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 25, 2016 02:02

[Massachusetts] Smoking On Beaches Stirs Public Debate In Bourne

a debate is brewing over smokers’ rights: whether the Town of Bourne should institute a ban on smoking at public beaches. Anti-smoking advocates point to smells and health risks of second-hand smoke, while defenders argue that anyone offended by the smel
Bourne (MA) Enterprise
added Jun 24, 2016 16:38
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Petersburg assembly cuts pot cafes from smoking law rewrite

The borough has been moving forward with a change to the local anti-smoking law that would have made an exception for pot smoking rooms at a licensed marijuana business. However, the assembly agreed to drop that language, seeing no need for on-site consum
KFSK-FM (Petersburg, AK)
added Jun 24, 2016 16:09
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[California] Sanger wants smoke-free parks, survey says

Thanks to a survey conducted by the American Lung Association in California in Sanger, the city may be one step closer to tobacco-free parks. More than 92 percent of Sanger residents who took the survey supported the adoption of a policy that would make
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Jun 24, 2016 10:38

Social Q’s: If a Friend Needs Therapy but Can’t Afford It, Should I Pay? / School-Zone Smokers

Report the problem to the principal, who can post a sign or send an email to all parents, asking them to restrict their smoking to the inside of closed cars with their children onboard — the way my parents did. (Kidding! Smoking is bad.)
New York Times
added Jun 23, 2016 17:37

[Australia] Politicians debate Vic no smoking laws

Legislation to make outdoor dining areas smoke-free zones in Victoria will be debated in Victoria's parliament on Tuesday. The bill would also amend the Tobacco Act so electronic cigarettes are regulated in the same way as traditional tobacco products.
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Jun 21, 2016 16:36

[Vermont] Winooski bans smoking in city parks

Smoking or vaping tobacco products is no longer permitted in Landry and West Allen parks and Meyers Memorial Pool in Winooski, according to a news release from the Winooski Coalition for a Safe and Peaceful Community.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Jun 21, 2016 16:24
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[Illinois] Letter: Golf course smoking policy leaves diners feeling burned

Glenview residents and their guests cannot enjoy the beautiful setting and delicious food unless they also enjoy exposure to the secondhand smoke of other diners, primarily golfers. The board did recently revise the policy, but did not revise it to inclu
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 21, 2016 16:05

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ‘No Smoking, No Crime’: Welcome to the Philippine Leader’s Town

Smoking is banned throughout the city, except in a few designated areas. A party town? Maybe not, but many people who live here in Davao City, where President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has been the mayor for most of the past two decades, say that’s not the
New York Times
added Jun 16, 2016 14:24
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