Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Smokefree Policies 100,959 headlines found


Smoking ban

The rationale for smoking bans posits that smoking is optional, whereas breathing is not. Therefore, proponents say, smoking bans are enforced to protect people from the effects of second-hand smoke, which include an increased risk of heart disease, canc
added Oct 20, 2014 15:24

[UK] LETTERS: Banning smoking in parks is not the way to stop children from lighting up

SIR – Owing to a medical condition, my husband rarely takes walks. When visiting parks or gardens, he will sit on a bench and have a smoke while I take a short walk around on my own. A ban on smoking in public parks would deny both of us this small pleas
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:46

[UK] Mum calls on Harrogate council to consider playground smoking ban

Harrogate Borough Council are asking the public should smoking be banned in playgrounds after a mum urged them to address the issue. Lonneke Van Anraad, 32, from Kings Road said she was disgusted to see people smoking in the Valley Gardens play area ove
Harrogate Advertiser (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:45
1 View

[UK] Westcountry bid to have smoke-free play parks and beaches

The Westcountry’s non-smoking majority are reclaiming another piece of fresh air. Smokers, already banished to pavements and draughty outdoor shelters, are to be told to stub it out in some Westcountry children’s play parks – and the idea could eventuall
Western Morning News (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:43
1 View

[UK] Stub out that ecig: pubs, cafes and hotels ban vaping ($$)

THE estimated 2m people who use ecigarettes instead of tobacco face widespread bans on their use in coffee chains, shops and attractions. Starbucks confirmed this weekend it has banned the use of ecigarettes in its outlets, joining rail firms and airlin
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:42
1 View

[UK] Park smoke ‘ban’ ignored

A Blackpool park volunteer says smokers are still lighting up close to children’s play areas despite a smoking ban in open spaces. Gary Pennington, chairman of the Friends of Highfield Park in South Shore, was speaking after it emerged London is consider
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:31
1 View

[UK] The X Factor: Simon Cowell banned from sparking up on set

Simon Cowell has been presented with a special leather e-cigarette after being banned from smoking in The X Factor during ad breaks...His sidekicks Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, 31, and Mel B’s substitute fags have been decorated to match their personalities
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:28
1 View

[New York] AUDIO: The Brian Lehrer Show: Family Meeting 2004: Foodies' Paradise - WNYC

WNYC Radio
added Oct 20, 2014 12:18

[New York] ARCHIVE: The Real Reason Behind Public Smoking Bans | The Rundown

“I discovered the evidence was really weak,” explained lead author Ronald Bayer, a professor at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. “The evidence of harm to non-smokers on the beach or in a park from someone smoking is virtually non-ex
added Oct 20, 2014 10:22

France: First Outdoor Public Smoking Ban in Paris Playgrounds

France has laid out its first official smoking ban in outdoor public places, with Paris enforcing a one-year trial ban in three playgrounds of the Parc de Montsouris. “[Paris authorities] will determine whether the measure should be made permanent and e
IBTimes (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 20:01
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines