Smoking Bans

New Year Brings Smoking Ban in Oahu

The new year is bringing a new smoking ban to the island of Oahu, as bills banning smoking at all city parks, beaches and bus...
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Salisbury, N.C. to Consider Smoking Ban in Public Parks

The city council of Salisbury, North Carolina will soon consider enacting a smoking ban in its 26 public parks, a move that comes with the...
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Glynn County, Ga. Eyes Smoking Ban

On Thursday, the Glynn County Commission is expected to take up a vote over the second phase of its smoking ban which would prohibit smoking...
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Manchester, Conn. Might Ban Smoking at Town Events

What started as an issue with people smoking at an outdoor concert could turn into a complete ban on smoking at town events in the...
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Bulgaria Rejects Smoking Ban Changes, Increases Enforcement

Despite a belief that an easing of the country’s smoking ban—which includes bars and restaurants—was imminent, Bulgaria will now see stricter enforcement. After a heated debate,...
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China Considers Smoking Ban

In what would be the largest smoking ban to date, China is considering a nationwide smoking ban, something that could be implemented within a year....
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Mineral County, W.Va. Smoking Ban Now Set for January 2

Last week, the Mineral County Board of Health set the compliance date for the West Virgnia county’s smoking ban to January 2. While the law went...
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West Windsor, N.J. Eyes Increased Smoking Restrictions

West Windsor Township is mulling new smoking restrictions that would ban smoking within 35 feet of most municipal ground, including parks. The Township Council will...
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Tualatin, Ore. Bans Smoking in Parks

Smoking in the parks of Tualatin, a suburb of Portland, Ore., will be no more come February 1. The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District approved the...
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Bruce, Miss. Approves Strict Smoking Ban

The small town of Bruce, Miss. has enacted a variety of new restrictions on public smoking. The law, which takes effect January 1, bans smoking...
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Franklin, Mass. Considering Sweeping Tobacco Reform

The town of Franklin, Mass. has scheduled a hearing that could lead to sweeping tobacco reform in the town of approximately 33,000 residents. The town’s...
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