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[Canada] City's patio smokers may be told to butt out

While it’s clear second-hand smoke is carcinogenic and bad for your health, the councillor said he’d like to see more research and consultation before Winnipeg decides whether or not to update bylaws to ban smoking on patios. Anecdotally, Pagtakhan said
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added May 19, 2017 12:55
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[Oregon] Editorial: Lawmakers craft good compromise for social consumption of pot

Places for social consumption of marijuana are necessary to solve a problem for renters and tourists...Consenting adults are entitled to make these choices for themselves. Moreover, other provisions of Oregon law provide for smoking establishments such a
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added May 19, 2017 12:54
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[Canada] Butts out on patios? City considers expanding smoking ban to include restaurant patios

Coun. John Orlikow, chair of the city’s property and development committee, said councillors are working on a motion to study a smoking ban for restaurant patios. “We definitely should be talking about it,” Orlikow (River Heights-Fort Garry) said. An i
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added May 18, 2017 08:42
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[Canada] Butt-out outdoors: Indoor smoking ban could extend to Winnipeg patios

Winnipeg was one of the first cities to hang a no smoking sign in all restaurants back in 2003, but is soon to be the very last to butt-out patio smoking. Coun. John Orlikow is among a few city councillors interested in extending smoking bans to patios, p
Metro (ca)
added May 21, 2017 19:55
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[Canada] Winnipeg poised to be last city to allow public patio smoking

In 2003, Winnipeg was one of the first Canadian cities to ban smoking inside restaurants. Since then, indoor smoking has been banned from public places in almost every Canadian urban centre, thanks to a combination of municipal and provincial legislation
CBC News (ca)
added May 21, 2017 19:54
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Up in Smoke: Regulations on indoor smoking to be relaxed

Smokers are breathing a sigh of relief, while nonsmokers will be gasping for air now that a draft amendment to the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act has scrapped plans to ban smoking lounges in hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and cigar lounges, healt
Taiwan News (tw)
added May 17, 2017 16:05
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Marijuana smoking lounges could be next in Oregon

“By allowing for the social consumption of cannabis, Oregon risks the rollback of years of progress related to social norms around smoking,” she said. Even if smoking areas are screened, minors will still be able to smell marijuana smoke wafting from lo
East Oregonian
added May 17, 2017 04:37
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[Pennsylvania] Legislators oppose, want changes to state House bill expanding smoking ban

A small sampling of southwest Pennsylvania legislators’ initial thoughts on a bill that would eliminate many of the exemptions to the state’s smoking ban found either opposition or conditional support if changes are made. “The intentions of the bill are
Beaver County (PA) Times / Allegheny Times
added May 14, 2017 21:03
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[UK] BYE BYE BEER GARDEN Smokers’ days enjoying a fag and a pint outside may be numbered amid calls to extend ban

Royal Society for Public Health is calling for the ban to cover parks, shopping areas, pub and restaurant gardens and all public events
The Sun (uk)
added May 11, 2017 13:10
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[California] KEYT New smoking rules may be rolled out in Santa Barbara

The City Council will consider a variety of options Tuesday that could have far-reaching impacts. They include a possible ban on smoking in parks, parking lots, beaches, Stearns Wharf, library walkways, trails and other locations including downtown on S
KEYT-TV (Santa Barbara, CA)
added May 9, 2017 21:17
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