Smoking Bans

Wildwood Crest, N.J. Bans Smoking on Beaches

At its meeting on Wednesday, the Wildwood Crest Board of Commissioners passed an ordinance that ban smoking on the municipality’s beaches just as summer is...
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Indianapolis Bans Smoking at Parks

Yesterday, the Indianapolis City Council voted to amend the city’s smoking ban to include city- and county-owned and operated parks. The measure passed by a...
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Florida Bills Seeking Beach Smoking Bans Fails to Advance

A pair of bills seeking to allow cities and counties to restrict smoking within the boundaries of their public beaches and parks have failed to...
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Davenport, Iowa Bans Smoking in Parks

The Davenport City Council has snuffed out smoking in parks, passing an ordinance at its meeting on Wednesday that prohibits smoking and vaping at all...
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Gilroy, Calif. Bans Smoking in Parks

A smoking ban is coming to the parks of Gilroy, Calif. after the city council approved an ordinance earlier this month. The ban extends to...
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Folly Beach, S.C. Bans Smoking on Beaches

As the weather warms up and people start heading to the beaches, one thing they won’t be allowed to do any longer in Folly Beach...
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South Fulton, Ga. Passes Updated Smoking Ban

Citing the absence of a statewide law to protect people from secondhand smoke, the South Fulton City Council has passed an ordinance that will ban...
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Florida Senator Renews Push For Beach Smoking Bans

Florida State Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, is renewing his fight to allow local municipalities decide whether they want to ban smoking on their beaches, as...
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New Hanover County, N.C. Passes Smoking Ban for Most Public Spaces

On Monday, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed an ordinance that will ban the use of combustible tobacco and e-cigarettes in a...
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Grand Rapids, Mich. Bans Smoking in Parks

On Tuesday, the Grand Rapids City Commission passed an amendment to its existing clean air law that will prohibit smoking, vaping and the use of...
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Marquette, Mich. Bans Smoking at City Parks, Beaches

The largest city in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has banned smoking at its city parks and beaches. Yesterday, the Marquette City Commission voted 7-0 to ban...
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