Smoking Bans

La Mesa, Calif. Bans Smoking, Exempts Cigar Bars

On Tuesday night, the La Mesa City Council unanimously passed the first reading of an ordinance that will completely ban smoking in public places, except…

Washington County, Utah Bans Smoking on County Property

As of Jan. 1, 2020, smoking on any property owned by Washington County will be banned, after the county commission passed an updated smoking ban…

Erie, Pa. Passes Parks Smoking Ban

After being delayed from getting its second vote in mid-September, this week a parks smoking ban was unanimously approved by the Erie City Council. The…

Wabash, Ind. Defeats Parks Smoking Ban

A proposal to ban smoking in parks and at public events on city property in Wabash, Ind. has been defeated, despite being approved at its…

Blue Earth County, Minn. Bans Tobacco Use on County Grounds

This week, the Blue Earth County Board of Commissioners passed a ban on the use of tobacco products and e-cigarettes on county-owned property, which includes…

Munster, Ind. Passes Smoking Ban

At its most recent meeting, the Munster Town Council passed a comprehensive ban on smoking in and around workplaces and public spaces, with some hefty…

Olean, N.Y. Bans Smoking in Parks

A ban on smoking and the use of nicotine products, including e-cigarettes, is coming to the parks of Olean after the Olean Common Council passed…

Pendleton, Ore. Removes Sunset from Parks Smoking Ban

In just over the course of two years, the city of Pendleton went from rejecting a proposal to ban smoking in city parks to unanimously…

Broomfield, Colo. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age, Expands Smoking Ban

The new year will bring a pair of anti-tobacco regulations to Broomfield, Colo. When the calendar flips to Jan. 1, smoking and vaping will be…

California Beach & Parks Smoking Ban Bill Signed by Governor

On Friday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that bans smoking on state-owned beaches and within the state’s park system. S.B. 8…

Lewiston, Maine Bans Smoking in Parks

Smoking in the parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities of Lewiston is a thing of the past, as this week the city council unanimously approved an…