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[UK] Smoking is stubbed out at Malvern council's play areas

The council's executive committee this week agreed unanimously to sign up to the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control. The declaration commits the council to carrying out a series of actions to encourage people to give up smoking, to prevent
Worcester News (Newsquest [Worcester) Limited] (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 17:34

In the Matter of NYC C.L.A.S.H., Inc., Appellant, v. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation et al., Respondents., No. 46

OPRHP acted within the confines of that delegated power and did not usurp the authority of the legislature by promulgating the regulation at issue. Accordingly, the Appellate Division order should be affirmed, with costs. Read more: http://www.newyorkla
New York Law Journal
added Apr 2, 2016 13:58

[New York] Court upholds smoking ban for parks

In a unanimous decision, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation acted within its regulatory powers by enacting a smoking ban..."The exercise of an individual right is not limitless.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Apr 2, 2016 13:49

[Canada] VIDEO: Smoking by-law breath of fresh air for Kamloops residents

The by-law also includes civic facilities like the Sandman Centre, so Blazers fans will need to find an alternative place to smoke. Many people, especially those with kids, are all for it, as are some smokers. The only stipulation they would want is hav
CFJC Today (ca)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:48

[Canada] Butt-out bylaw begins April 1

As of April 1, smoking will be illegal in all parks in the City of Kamloops, as well as on city property. The ban also covers electronic cigarettes. Bylaw supervisor John Ramsay said officers will focus on making the public aware of the new rules rather
Kamloops This Week (ca)
added Apr 1, 2016 20:22

[New York] Court Upholds State Park Smoking Limits

Though CLASH said 24 bills related to outdoor smoking were considered and rejected by the Legislature during its 2001-02 and 2013-14 sessions, Fahey said the point was "somewhat misleading." He said only three of the bills passed one house, "and it is un
New York Law Journal
added Apr 1, 2016 14:41

[New York] Court of Appeals upholds state parks smoke ban

The Court of Appeals ruled that the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation did not overstep its authority when it barred people from smoking cigarettes at its nearly 215 parks and historic sites. Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey said in a s
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Mar 31, 2016 23:00

[New York] NY high court upholds outdoor smoking ban at state parks

The Court of Appeals unanimously rejected arguments from a smokers' rights group that parks officials exceeded their authority and smoking limits should be left to state lawmakers. Judge Eugene Fahey writes that lawmakers gave responsibility to the parks
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 31, 2016 16:12

[South Carolina] New proposal to reduce secondhand smoke in Beaufort Co.

Any building owned and operated by the county, including courthouses and baseball fields, would be off limits to secondhand smoke, and this would include vapes and e-cigarettes as well. "Well, obviously, smoking is a public health risk. I feel empathy f
WCSC Television (Charleston, SC)
added Mar 31, 2016 09:13

[California] Cloverdale bans smoking at outdoor public events

Reacting to complaints from the public, Cloverdale has decided to prohibit smoking at outdoor events. When Cloverdale’s popular Friday Night Live evening concert series resumes in May, smoking will no longer be allowed there, nor will it be permitted at
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Mar 30, 2016 21:18
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