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[UK] New signs warning against smoking to be installed across 30 fenced-off plays areas in Waltham Forest

To coincide with national No Smoking Day on March 11, Waltham Forest council has launched a campaign to discourage smoking in all of the borough's playgrounds through new signage. The scheme, if successful , could lead to a ban in all parks, the counc
This is Local London (uk)
added Mar 6, 2015 13:09
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[UK] Prison staff and inmates face possible prosecution under smoking ban laws

If this ban does end up being introduced, it should in theory stop that in one swoop. But implementing it would require greater provision of stop-smoking aids, such as nicotine patches, and careful policing to stop cigarettes being smuggled in. But it's
BBC Online
added Mar 6, 2015 12:47

[UK] Smoking ban in prisons could cause jail riots

A WAVE of prison riots could be sparked after a paedophile won a court ruling to ban smoking in jails.
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 6, 2015 12:46

[UK] Prisoner wins landmark ruling to ban smoking in jail

A High Court judge made the ruling despite fears that rigorously imposing the ban could lead to unrest in the jails of England and Wales. The judge rejected Justice Secretary Chris Grayling's argument that the 2006 Health Act, which makes smoking a crimi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:44

[UK] Ban on smoking in public places could be extended to communal areas of prisons after ruling by the High Court

Mr Justice Singh says smoking ban should apply to all Crown premises / Comes after case was brought by Paul Black, an inmate at HMP Wymott / He claims he suffers health problems caused by second-hand smoke / Government say criminalising smoking could l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:43

[California] Faculty Senate postpones vote on all-campus smoking ban

The Faculty Senate decided on Thursday to postpone a vote on an all-campus smoking ban, referring it to committees to consider alternatives. ... Provost John Etchemendy Ph.D. ’82 was one of the major dissenters. He said that this issue has come up many t
The Stanford (CA) Daily
added Mar 6, 2015 12:37

[Pennsylvania] Canton Twp. to take part in 'Young Lungs at Play'

many communities in the state have instituted outdoor tobacco-free policies at parks, zoos, athletic fields, playgrounds, trails, beaches and city sidewalks "as a way to protect both children and the environment." Now, Canton Township is taking similar a
Towanda (PA) Daily Review
added Mar 6, 2015 12:35

[Canada] MAHONEY: Where there’s “no smoking,” there’s fire

prohibiting smoking on outdoor bar/restaurant patios under the Smoke Free Ontario Act, came into effect. For Alexander Dolinin ...His petition is being circulated on Facebook, the street and at Hamilton bar/restaurants such as The Pheasant Plucker on Au
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:10

[Oregon] OWENS: Equating 'vaping' and smoking is a mistake (OPINION)

House Bill 2546... would dramatically restrict the use of electronic cigarettes in the state, lowering the potential for harm reduction in the LGBT community, a population shown to use combustible tobacco at nearly twice the rate of their straight contemp
The Oregonian
added Mar 5, 2015 14:43
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[Maryland] E-Cigarettes Extinguished in Montgomery County

Council unanimously approved Bill 56-14 on Tuesday, banning the use of e-cigarettes in public places where traditional cigarette smoking is banned. The bill will now move to Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett for approval; it will go into effect 91 d
added Mar 5, 2015 14:04
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