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[Canada] EDITORIAL: National Post View: Banning smoking on the slopes makes little sense

Whistler Blackcomb is within its rights to ban what it likes — in the same way as its patrons are free to take their custom elsewhere. Ultimately, consumers will decide. Those who wish may continue to enjoy a smoke while barrelling down the slopes of Banf
National Post (ca)
added May 23, 2015 16:56

Hawaii's Waimanalo Bay Beach Park tops Dr. Beach's list

Leatherman has given extra points to beaches that have good safety records and no-smoking rules. "Cigarette butts are the number one form of litter on beaches — plastics in terms of volume but in terms of numbers it's cigarette butts — so I'm starting to
AP - Associated Press
added May 23, 2015 16:17

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] National scene: Govt launches antismoking campaign

The Health Ministry has officially launched a new public service announcement video on the dangers of secondhand smoke in coordination with the World Lung Foundation. The video is a response to the high number of passive smokers in Indonesia.
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 23, 2015 14:02

[North Carolina] Smoking, tobacco ban off to uneventful start

It’s been just over three months since the Town of Mint Hill adopted a smoke-free stance in and around government grounds, vehicles and property and went tobacco-free in Mecklenburg County parks, but you’d hardly know the ban was implemented.
Mint Hill (NC) Times
added May 22, 2015 19:02

[Arizona] Kingman approves law banning smoking, driving with kids

support was substantially more mixed Tuesday when the Council voted 4-3 to enact the law, which is a secondary offense much like the seatbelt law, meaning Kingman Police can't pull over a suspected smoker unless that person commits a traffic offense that
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added May 22, 2015 11:43

[Oregon] Eugene City Council considers smoking ban in parks

City Council on Wednesday wasn’t ready to pursue a smoking ban on city-center sidewalks and other outdoor public spaces. However, councilors learned that the city could outlaw smoking in the downtown Park Blocks, perhaps as early as September. The Park Bl
Klamath Falls (OR) Herald & News
added May 22, 2015 11:41

[Alaska] Anchorage Assembly chair wants to treat marijuana smoke like tobacco smoke

A measure that Traini plans to introduce next week at the Assembly meeting would incorporate marijuana and marijuana products into the city’s secondhand smoking law. That means smoking marijuana would not be allowed in public places, workplaces, child ca
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added May 22, 2015 11:41
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[Louisiana] Lafayette smoking ban in bars, clubs snuffed out?

Despite pleas to protect workers from second-hand smoke and despite support from the Downtown Lafayette Bar and Restaurant Association, the Lafayette City-Parish Council voted Tuesday against banning smoking in clubs and bars. "It's a sad day in Lafayet
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added May 22, 2015 11:40

[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban vote a stumble, not an answer

Total smoking bans protect 49.3 percent of the country's population. When — not if — the smoking ban in bars comes to Lafayette, we will trail, not lead the country. This week's vote reflects a stumble. It gives voters pause to question city-parish candi
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added May 22, 2015 11:39

[Louisiana] TAYLOR: Why Lafayette’s smoking ban failed

Tuesday’s vote by the Lafayette City-Parish Council not to ban smoking in clubs and bars came down to personal freedom versus public health...That makes sense because the Republic philosophy tends to support individual rights and personal freedoms and le
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added May 22, 2015 11:38
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