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[Massachusetts] Worcester health board nixes plans to regulate outdoor smoking, flavored tobacco

Board of Health has decided to forgo adopting a new regulation prohibiting smoking in outdoor areas of restaurants and bars. It has also put on hold for one year consideration of regulations governing the sale of flavored tobacco products and prohibiting
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 27, 2016 12:01
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[South Carolina] Rock Hill enacts smoking ban in public parks

Smokers will no longer be able to light up in public parks, courtesy of a decision Monday by the Rock Hill City Council. In a 4-2 vote, the council approved the second reading and adoption of a proposal that bans smoking, including the use of electronic
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Sep 27, 2016 12:00

[UK] Environmental health officers call for smoking ban in playgrounds

Smoking should be banned in all parks and playgrounds to reduce the chances of children growing up thinking that using cigarettes is normal, environmental health officers have told ministers. Zoos, theme parks and anywhere else children play should also
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:42

[Washington] Richland says park smoking ban is ‘government overreach’

Smokers and vapers can puff away in Richland parks without restriction after the city council rejected a proposal to ban smoking at the HAPO Community Stage, near playgrounds and in other high-use spots.
Tri-City (WA) Herald
added Sep 24, 2016 21:47

[California] Gov. Brown kicks smokers out of bleachers at youth sports events

banned smoking and the use of electronic cigarettes within 250 feet of any Little League baseball game or other youth sports event. Brown signed the bill by Sen. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento), a pediatrician, who said tobacco products have no place near chi
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 24, 2016 15:05

[UK] Hospital's 'smoke free' streets plan condemned by Forest

Forest has criticised plans to make the streets around Birmingham Children's Hospital a smoke free zone... "I can understand why they don't want people smoking close to the main entrance but restricting smoking in neighbouring streets is ridiculous. "T
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:16
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[California] EDITORIAL: Endorsement: Sonoma should stamp out secondhand smoke

Nov. 8. That’s when Sonoma voters will consider Measure W, a new second-hand smoke ordinance intended to pump some fresh air into the city’s nearly 25-year-old tobacco restrictions. Just how dated are Sonoma’s current smoking restrictions (or, Ordinance 9
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Sep 23, 2016 16:04

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Taipei’s first non-smoking commercial zone unveiled

A pedestrian zone surrounding the Chianti Plaza in Taipei’s Xinyi District has been designated as the city’s first non-smoking commercial district. The Taipei Department of Environmental Protection and the Taipei Department of Health yesterday jointly set
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:38

NRPA Issues Position Statement on Tobacco Consumption in Parks

National Recreation and Park Association, the leading voice of park and recreation advocates nationwide, calls for a ban on the consumption and use of tobacco products at all public parks and recreation centers across the country. The statement represents
added Sep 21, 2016 21:09
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[California] Strict smoking ordinance to waft before voters

This Nov. 8, Sonoma voters will be asked to consider Measure W, a move to replace existing secondhand smoke protections in Sonoma with a stricter ordinance that constitutes a near total ban on smoking in public, including most outdoor areas, until now th
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Sep 21, 2016 01:25
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