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NJ Weighs Smoking Ban At Beaches And Parks

New Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban smoking at all public beaches and parks in the state.

02/20/2014

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Two Philadelphia Hospitals To Stop Hiring Smokers

As of July 1, 2013, two major hospitals under the University of Pennsylvania Health System will cease hiring smokers.

07/01/2013

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Delco Community College Goes 100% Smoke-Free

Officials are working to build awareness now, but fines could eventually be levied.

07/01/2013

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New Castle County Lifts Outdoor Smoking Ban

New Castle County has reversed a ban that prohibited smoking near three office complexes where most of the county’s 1,400 employees work.

11/29/2012

File Photo: Mayor Chuck Kahn at press conference pushing for a smoking ban in Cherry Hill. (Credit: David Madden)

Smoking Ban Passed In Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Cherry Hill Council members have passed an ordinance Monday night that will ban smoking in any Township-owned area.

11/26/2012

File Photo: Mayor Chuck Kahn at press conference pushing for a smoking ban in Cherry Hill. (Credit: David Madden)

Cherry Hill Moves To Ban Smoking On Township Property

An ordinance awaiting final passage at the end of the month would make it illegal to light up in a park, playground, school or township facility.

11/16/2012

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Camden County Begins Enforcement of Smoking Ban In Public Parks

Officials in Camden County, NJ say they are getting serious about a three-year-old ordinance banning smoking in public parks.

07/19/2012

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Scotland Study Reveals Impact Of Second-Hand Smoke On Pregnancy

Scotland banned smoking in public in 2006. Now, a new study links the smoking ban with significant decline in preterm delivery and small-for-dates infants – not only for mothers who smoke, but also mothers who don’t.

03/12/2012

Smoking Ban in Effect at Salem County Community College

There’s a growing trend toward an outright ban on all public smoking in larger facilities. Like Salem Community College, where a total prohibition on lighting up goes into effect today.

08/15/2010