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[District of Columbia] U.S. agency to free up protest sites during Trump inauguration

At least one protest could come with a cloud of marijuana smoke, as the DCMJ pro-pot lobbying group, which spearheaded the legalization of the drug in Washington D.C. in 2015, plans to distribute 4,200 joints near the inaugural site.
added Jan 7, 2017 02:45

[Texas] Two More Valley Cities Pass Sweeping Public Smoking Bans

Weslaco and Donna have become the latest cities in the Valley to pass sweeping public smoking restrictions. City commissioners this week approved comprehensive ordinances that prohibit smoking inside all public buildings, within 120 feet of a public buil
KURV 710 (Edinburg, TX)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:58
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New York Appeals Panel Affirms Public Vaping Ban In New York City

appellate panel on Jan. 3 affirmed the constitutionality of a ban on e-cigarettes or vaping devices in schools, restaurants and outdoor public spaces in New York City because the “one-subject rule” in the state’s constitution does not apply to local laws
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 6, 2017 01:01

Austria issues unprecedented balcony smoking ban

For the first time, the Austrian Supreme Court has ruled on when and where someone is permitted to smoke in their own home. According to the court’s decision, from now on a Viennese man is not allowed to smoke on his balcony or with the windows open from
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jan 3, 2017 06:55

[Finland] Housing companies now free to ban smoking on balconies

New legislation will make it possible for housing companies to ban smoking on balconies in 2017, if enough of the residents of the building agree to the plan. Enforcing a ban will be complicated, however, and property management representatives predict t
YLE24 (fi)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:12

[California] Riverside may add vaping to smoking ban

What: The Riverside City Council will consider expanding the city's smoking ban to include vaping and cover places such as bus stops, gas stations, stores and restaurants
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Jan 2, 2017 00:05
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[Maryland] Parks Smoking Ban Goes into Effect in Gaithersburg, Md. Today

A new parks smoking ban goes into effect today in Gaithersburg, Md., one of a handful of anti-smoking changes enacted by the city last October. Beginning today, smoking and vaping on all municipal property is prohibited with only a few exceptions. The b
added Jan 2, 2017 00:04

[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Cheshire smoking ban worth supporting

Town Council recently voted to hold a public hearing on the proposal... It’s in this spirit that Cheshire’s proposed ordinance should be viewed, not as a punitive measure (as in catching smokers and fining them) but as a measure to discourage smoking and
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added Jan 1, 2017 23:05

[Indiana] The end of an era: smoke free South Bend emerges in 2017, many are not happy

Starting Monday, smokers in South Bend will have to light up outside, 15 feet from any building. And many are not happy. As 2016 comes to an end, South Bend residents are voicing their opinions. "I don't like this new law at all," says Murphy's Backyard
WBND ABC57 ( South Bend, IN)
added Jan 1, 2017 13:43
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[California] Tobacco Free Humboldt wants 'model' smoking ordinance

McKINLEYVILLE – In the coming year, the Board of Supervisors may consider an ordinance that would ban smoking near entryways, at parks and beaches, and possibly even in apartments located in unincorporated Humboldt County. The idea of creating an ordina
Mad River Union (Arcata, CA)
added Jan 1, 2017 13:35
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