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[California] New Smoking Bans Considered By Santa Barbara City Council

City Council members voted to update smoking ordinance by increasing smoking bans in public areas. Supporters want it to prohibit second-hand smoke in the entrances of businesses along State Street where they said smokers often loiter. A new ordinance c
KEYT-TV (Santa Barbara, CA)
added Oct 5, 2016 19:54
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[UK] More Cornish Play Areas To Ban Smoking

Parents who smoke are going to be stopped from lighting up in more Cornish parks. Play areas in Looe, Launceston and Four Lanes are among those that are already officially smoke free. Now it is going to be rolled out to another six areas over the next
Pirate FM (uk)
added Oct 4, 2016 14:04

[New York] Farley Community Park Celebrates Being Tobacco-Free

The town of Schroeppel recognizes that tobacco use in proximity of children, youth and adults engaging in or watching recreational activities is unhealthy and detrimental to the health of others. Tobacco products are also often discarded on the ground,
Oswego County (NY) Today
added Oct 3, 2016 21:41

[California] Expanded non-smoking law goes into effect in Sunnyvale

The updated ordinance prohibits smoking in all outdoor areas where food or drinks are consumed, within 25 feet of the doors and windows of buildings and within 25 feet of service areas such as bus stops. The limits also prohibit smoking at public events
KRON 4 (San Francisco, CA)
added Oct 2, 2016 01:41

[UK] Smoke-free play zones gain popular support

The CIEH called for the zones after research carried out on its behalf by YouGov found 89 per cent of adults in Britain would support a smoking ban in children’s play areas and 57 per cent would support a smoking ban in public parks. The organisation has
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Sep 29, 2016 15:50

Smoking is still OK at California state parks and beaches after Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a proposed ban

"The complete prohibition in all parks and beaches is too broad," he wrote in his veto message. "A more measured — and less punitive — approach might be warranted." The veto came a day after Brown also decided not to sign a bill that would have banned s
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 28, 2016 20:53

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte repeats campaign vow to ban smoking in public areas

Duterte reiterated that he has Buerger's disease, which is a condition associated with smoking. "Smoking, Buerger’s disease: that’s why walang smoking zone—balang araw buong Pilipinas na ‘to. I will not allow smoking because you pass cancer to the peop
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:29

[Washington] Monroe working to curb vaping in city parks

The Monroe City Council directed city staff to draft an administrative policy to discourage smoking and vaping in Monroe city parks last week, based on a recommendation by the Monroe Parks Board.
Monroe (WA) Monitor
added Sep 27, 2016 19:41

[UK-Wales] Smoking ban could be rolled out across Swansea Bay beaches

Councillors are to discuss the possibility of the ban on smoking on Caswell Bay to be widened to other areas. There is a possibility the ban may take in more beaches in the bay as Swansea Council members review their decision five months after first imp
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 14:27

California governor vetoes ban on public smoking at colleges

The bill would have allowed school trustees and board members to decide whether to fine campus smokers up to $100. In a veto message, the Democratic governor noted that the schools’ governing boards already have that authority...Brown also announced that
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2016 12:01
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