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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

[Asia, China] Smoking to be banned in reservoirs and parks from June: NEA

From June 1, smoking will be banned at reservoirs and more than 400 parks islandwide, Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources Amy Khor announced in Parliament on Tuesday (April 12).
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Apr 12, 2016 14:40

[Asia, China] Singapore bans smoking in reservoirs, parks

Singapore will ban smoking in reservoirs and parks from June 1, Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources Amy Khor told Parliament on Tuesday. Singapore currently bans smoking in all indoor areas and most of the common areas of res
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 12, 2016 14:38
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Health chiefs struggle to stop people flouting ban as we snap smokers lighting up at Belfast hospital

Almost a month after a complete ban on smoking in hospital grounds came into force, health officials admit they are struggling to stub out the practice.... Smoking huts were dismantled and signs put around its sites warning staff, patients and visitors i
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:08

[UK] Bedford Hospital sparks anger by erecting two new smoking shelters

SMOKERS will be able to light up in comfort outside a hospital thanks to the arrival of two new shelters. Hospital staff and politicans have branded the move – which signals a u-turn on the site's 'no smoking' policy – 'hypocritical'. In October, Bedfor
Bedfordshire on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:06

[New Zealand] Wellington set to ban smoking and vaping in most public spaces

Smoking is close to being banned in most of Wellington's public spaces – including bus stops and the Botanic Gardens – as the capital heads towards becoming a city of non-smokers. City councillors will debate on Wednesday whether to approve an action pl
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36

[California] Use of e-cigarettes in public spaces, smoking in downtown banned in San Rafael

The council voted 4-1, with Councilman Andrew McCullough opposed, to modify the ordinance originally established in 2012. The new restrictions take effect 30 days after April 18, when the council will hold its second reading of the ordinance amendments.
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Apr 8, 2016 04:58
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[UK-Wales] Election 2016: What's in Plaid Cymru's manifesto for North Wales?

As part of their plans to save 10,000 lives in the next 10 years they want to: Ban smoking in parks, play areas, outside schools and on beaches; Consult on raising the age you can buy cigarettes to 21; Help colleges and universities to ban smoking on
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Apr 7, 2016 12:11

[Asia, China] Public to have its say on new smoking ban

THE city’s vice mayor yesterday announced the launch of an official fact-finding mission in preparation for an extension... The stricter rules are expected to come into force before the city hosts the 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion — an event
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:59
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