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Council continues smoking ban discussion

An ordinance to prohibit smoking in Danville’s recreational areas was discussed again at Tuesday’s Town Council meeting. Despite some debate about smoker’s rights, the council voted unanimously to continue the discussion on Sept. 20. The expanded ordinance, presented by the Parks and Leisure Services Commission, would ban smoking in all of Danville’s recreational facilities by […]

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Banned e-cigarettes on sale in Regina stores

Electronic cigarettes are illegal and unreliable as a quit-smoking tool, according to Health Canada, but they’re still easy to buy in Regina stores. The cigarettes, commonly called e-cigarettes, contain cartridges of flavoured liquid that is vapourized and inhaled. They’re marketed as an alternative to smoking...

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New rules for football fans

The Russian Football Union has adopted new rules of behaviour for fans at the stadiums, which will come into force on the 1st of October. Under the new rules, fans will be banned from smoking, standing on plastic seats, throwing articles into the pitch, shouting...

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Wreck Beach supporters hot over proposed smoking ban

Wreck Beach supporters warned Metro Vancouver Wednesday there would be a “total rebellion” if the Vancouver beach is included in a partial no-smoking ban on all parks in the regional district. But the regional district’s parks committee refused to exempt the beach from the ban,...

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New California law allows landlords to say ‘No Smoking’

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Wednesday that will allow landlords to ban smoking in rental properties. Supporters expect the measure to create more smoke-free households in California. About a third of Californians rent units in buildings with other tenants. Until now, landlords had no...

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Mandaluyong court turns down MMDA appeal on smoking ban

MANILA, Philippines – The Mandaluyong Regional Trial Court has denied the appeal of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority for it to reconsider a temporary order restraining the MMDA from prohibiting smoking in places other than those specified by law. In his two-page resolution, Judge Carlos...

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Severe Smoking Ban in Elk Grove City

Smoking in outdoor public places is becoming a little tougher in the city of Elk Grove later this year. The City Council approved last week an ordinance limiting children’s exposure to secondhand smoke by prohibiting smoking Cigaronne cigarettes within 300 feet of playgrounds, schools, day care centers...

Link to Smokers so far complying with University of Montana’s tobacco ban

Smokers so far complying with University of Montana’s tobacco ban

Several times last week, Julee Stearns strolled along Arthur and Beckwith avenues offering free-drink coupons to smokers standing in the grassy area between the street and the sidewalk. “Thank you for following the tobacco policy,” said Stearns, a University of Montana health promotion specialist. The...