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[Colorado] In the City: Where you can’t smoke starting Sept. 1

Fort Collins has long been a leader regarding smoking and our community’s health, and these expanded ordinances build upon those earlier efforts. In 1984, Fort Collins was the first city in Colorado to pass a comprehensive smoking ordinance limiting smok
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Sep 1, 2015 21:53

[Colorado] Fort Collins' smoking ban starts Tuesday

As part of the smoking ordinance adopted by City Council earlier this year, smoking will no longer be permitted at city parks, trails or natural areas, or at any city facility and its grounds. This includes the three city-owned golf courses, the Lincoln
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Sep 1, 2015 21:52

[California] VIDEO: Miley Cyrus spotted smoking backstage at VMA press tent

Miley Cyrus entered the VMA press tent backstage and sparked what appeared to be a joint before handing it to someone in the crowd. Cyrus has openly talked about her affinity for marijuana.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 1, 2015 20:30

[Hawaii] MURATA: Take smoking off the sidewalks

All of the time, effort and money that went into building a completely smoke-free campus should have been directed elsewhere. It would take just 10 minutes to buy signs designating smoking areas for the entire Mānoa; to install them, it would take the ti
Ka Leo O Hawai'i [University of Hawaii]
added Sep 1, 2015 18:15

[California] GREENWALD: Does Proposed Extension of the Smoking Ban Unfairly Target Homeless Populations?

When we talk about banning smoking in public parks, greenbelts, publicly owned spaces and the E Street Plaza – are we effectively targeting homeless people who use those spots, at least during the day, to sit and occupy? Are we effectively trying to ban h
The People's Vanguard of Davis (CA)
added Sep 1, 2015 12:26

U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC

Higher tobacco taxes, tough anti-smoking messages and smoke-free laws that ban smoking from indoor and outdoor areas appear to be dissuading even hard-core, heavily addicted smokers from continuing the habit, said Patricia Folan, director of the Center f
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2015 10:55

[UK] Playground smokers banned?

Calderdale Council are considering banning smoking in playgrounds across the borough as part of a move to prevent young people taking up the habit. The ban would mean creating designated smoke-free play areas to prevent children copying adults and being
Brighouse Echo
added Sep 1, 2015 10:13

[UK] New smoking laws for Jersey

From today, it is illegal for anyone to smoke in a car in Jersey carrying passengers under the age of 18. The island is leading the way in introducing the new law, with England and Wales due to bring in similar legislation next month.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 1, 2015 10:10

[Colorado] VIDEO: Fort Collins bans smoking near parks, government buildings and other public areas

Smoking will soon be illegal in many parts of Fort Collins, including all parks, around government buildings and at city golf courses to start. The first of a two part smoking ban is taking effect September 1 in the city. The city wants to reduce secondh
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Sep 1, 2015 09:56

[Missouri] Kearney Board of Aldermen passes smoking ban in all publicly-accessible places

City leaders passed the proposed anti-smoking ordinance after the mayor broke a 2-2 tie by the board. The ordinance drew strong opposition from the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post, whose leadership predicted the VFW could close in the coming months b
KSHB-TV NBC 41 (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 1, 2015 00:49
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