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[Maryland] No opposition to smoking ban in county parks ($$)

Legislation to ban the use of tobacco products in county parks faced no opposition at its public hearing Tuesday night at the Cecil County Council’s legislative session.
Cecil (County, MD) Whig
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52

New Season Bringing More 'Smoke-Free Beaches' To Pennsylvania State Parks

Visitors to state parks this upcoming summer season will find more swimming beaches designated as "smoke free" at the 121 state parks across the state, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced today.
PR Newswire
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52
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[North Carolina] No-smoke zone eyed for front of courthouse

Smokers may soon be barred from lighting up directly in front of the entrance to the Pasquotank County Courthouse. Pasquotank commissioners discussed the possibility of banning smoking from the area immediately in front of the courthouse during Friday’s
Elizabeth City (NC) Daily Advance
added Mar 20, 2017 12:35

[Mid-east, Qatar] Anger at smoking near entrances of shopping centres

many residents have raised concern over the increasing number of smokers puffing away at the entrances of shopping malls and other public locations. The Peninsula noticed that shopping malls allowed their visitors to smoke cigarettes and pipes freely at
The Peninsula (qa)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:34

[Texas] La Joya considering smoke-free ordinance

Despite expressing interest in adopting a citywide smoking ordinance, the La Joya city council tabled action on that matter during their Tuesday city council meeting because the public had not had time to comment on the proposal.
Mission (TX) Progress-Times
added Mar 20, 2017 06:00

[Arkansas] Grants add incentive for cities to ban smoking in their parks

Whether a city bans smoking in its parks isn't a major consideration in awarding state recreation grants, and the state does not require such a ban, said John Beneke, outdoor recreation grants program director. But in the keen competition for grant mone
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Mar 19, 2017 19:33

[Australia] Queenslanders support calls to ban smoking in apartments, on balconies

Out of 321 submissions made to a State Government review, 261 were in favour of allowing body corporates to ban smoking in multi-dwelling buildings. This includes lighting up on balconies. As a result, the Property Law Review has recommended that body c (au)
added Mar 18, 2017 18:43

[Colorado] Cortez Parks Department approves tobacco-free policy

parks department put out an online survey asking Montezuma County residents if they would support tobacco-free zones around city property, including public parks. Out of 865 responses, 492 people said they would strongly support a 50-foot smoke- and vapor
Cortez (CO) Journal
added Mar 18, 2017 18:36

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Mixed response to designated smoking areas in Nee Soon South, Orchard Road

Nee Soon South will become the first constituency to have all its public housing blocks within walking distance of a designated smoking point by the end of this year. However, when TODAY visited the ward on Wednesday (March 15) afternoon, most of the smo
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 18, 2017 18:33
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[Oregon] Gresham OKs ordinance to make its parks smoke-free

Tobacco products will soon be forbidden in Gresham parks, trails and open spaces after the City Council approved an ordinance during its Tuesday, March 14, meeting. The decision, considered a priority on the current council work plan, was made thanks to
Gresham (OR) Outlook
added Mar 17, 2017 21:15
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