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New Jersey Moves Toward Banning Smoking on Public Beaches

Advocates for smokefree beaches throughout New Jersey may soon be getting their way. On Thursday, the New Jersey legislature completed its approval process for a bill that would ban all smoking, including e-cigarettes and other vaping devices on all pub
OCNJDaily (Ocean City, NJ)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:31
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[Asia, China] Association calls for tougher smoking control in Hangzhou

The Chinese Association on Tobacco Control called on Wednesday for the city legislature in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, to ban smoking in all indoor public places. The association made the appeal following a revised amendment to the tobacco control regu
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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[Massachusetts] Rockport bans smoking on beaches

The town of Rockport became the 72d community in Massachusetts to adopt a smoking ban on its public beaches, in addition to state-owned beaches and 15 towns in the National Seashore on Cape Cod. At a May 22 meeting, the Board of Health adopted regulation
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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University of Utah Campus Goes Tobacco Free

Following a formal review by an ad hoc committee of the University of Utah’s Academic Senate, the U campus is officially going tobacco free. Starting July 1, 2018, no tobacco delivery system of any kind will be allowed on university grounds. Some U stude
The Daily Utah Chronicle
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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[New Jersey] BLUMENFELD: NJ Senate and Assembly Pass Smokefree and Vape-free Park and Beaches Bill

“NJ will be the first State in the USA to make all local, county and state public parks and beaches 100% smokefree and vape-free, meaning no use of electronic smoking devices as well. Once again, NJ is a leader when it comes to protecting people from sec
TAPinto.net
added Jun 8, 2018 07:30
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[Kentucky] E’town toughens smoking ordinance

Elizabethtown tightened its grip Mon­day on smoking in public places after the city council approved the addition of electronic cigarettes to its no-smoking ordinance. The first reading of the amendment to the ordinance, which passed in 2006, was May 21
Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Jun 7, 2018 06:09
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New Jersey Legislature looks again at banning smoking on beaches within the state

Assembly and Senate committees on Monday advanced bills to prohibit smoking in state parks and forests, county and municipal parks and state, county and municipal beaches. Designated smoking areas could be established covering no more than 15 percent of
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jun 7, 2018 05:35
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[Canada] City committee recommends allowing smoking of cannabis on sidewalks

A city committee thinks Edmontonians should be allowed to smoke cannabis in outside public places like parks and sidewalks — as part of the new bylaw governing cannabis use. On Wednesday, the city's community and public services committee agreed to thos
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:02
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[Asia, China] Beijing's smoking population drops by 200,000

The number of smokers in Beijing has dropped by about 200,000, three years after the city adopted its strictest tobacco control regulation, the municipal health authority said Wednesday. The adult smoking rate in Beijing is 22.3 percent, or 3.99 million
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2018 16:04
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[Massachusetts] The high cost of smoking

When a band of seven graduating Saugus High School seniors lit up the traditional cigar after the pomp and circumstance, school officials brought the hammer down on them. The pictures of the smokers showed up not only on social media but in local news ou
CommonWealth magazine
added Jun 7, 2018 06:24
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