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[New Jersey] Get your (cigarette) butt the hell off the beach!

Having your butt on the beach could soon cost you $250 in New Jersey -- and that's only for the first offense. Gov. Phil Murphy will sign a bill Friday that will ban smoking at all public Garden State beaches and parks, according to the governor's offi
added Jul 20, 2018 14:01
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[New Jersey] VIDEO: Jersey Shore Beach Smoking Ban Becoming Law But Who Will Enforce It?

The ban will be on most smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey. Fines would start at $250 for a first offense and go up to $1,000 for a third offense. The bill doesn't specify who would be responsible for enforcing the ban: lifeguards, police
NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:00

[New Jersey] VIDEO: N.J. governor to sign ban on smoking at public beaches, parks

Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy will be in Long Branch Friday morning to sign a measure that was passed by the state Legislature last month. Like previous versions of the bill that have failed, the bill doesn't specify who would be responsible for enforcing
WPVI-TV Channel 6 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:59

VIDEO: Gov. Murphy To Sign Bill Banning Smoking At New Jersey Public Beaches, Parks

Smokers will no longer be able to light up on a public beach at the Jersey Shore. Gov. Phil Murphy will sign legislation on Friday banning smoking at public beaches and parks.
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:57


“The vast majority of Edmontonians want City Council to approve the smoke-free parks bylaw prior to cannabis legalization” said Les Hagen of Action on Smoking & Health. “This poll gives Council the green light to protect children and youth from the smokin
Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:36

[Canada] ‘Welcome to Halifax, you can’t smoke here’: Business community reacts to new law restricting smoking

“We’re changing completely the way you look at smokers in Halifax. Whereas currently, smokers walk down the street... What we’re going into is a situation where you can’t smoke unless you see a sign,” Brendan Elliott said, a senior communications advisor
Global News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:33

[Canada] Smoking in wrong place could cost up to $2,000 under new Halifax bylaws

Halifax Regional Council has voted in favour of new bylaws that will regulate smoking in public areas and ban smoking on all municipal property. The rules ban smoking on sidewalks, streets and all other municipal properties... These restrictions will ap
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:31

[Israel] Female IDF soldiers banned from removing bras, smoking & wearing white due to religious soldiers

The Israel Defense Force’s “modesty rules” which ban female soldiers from wearing white shirts, removing their bras and smoking near men to prevent “womanly temptation” for religious soldiers is infuriating its targets. Israel’s Women’s Network has report
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jul 20, 2018 03:07

[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Steadily implement steps to prevent passive smoking toward 2020 Games

Strengthening support, guidance and supervision for restaurants and bars will be essential for ensuring this policy is effective. Other local governments also should devise passive smoking countermeasures tailored to their own regional conditions.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:52
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Veteran sues Paterson Housing Authority alleging reverse racism, seeks $15 million damages

Christopher Delorenze, a veteran, claims he had been complaining about other tenants smoking outside, beneath his apartment window exposing him to secondhand smoke. When he complained to Pennrose, the management company for Freedom Village, he claims he
Paterson (NJ) Times
added Jul 20, 2018 02:43
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