Smoking ban takes effect in public housing

WITH US TONIGHT WITH A FEW RUMBLES OF THUNDER POSSIBLE… TEMPERATURE WISE WE’LL DROP INTO THE UPPER 60S AND LOW 70S… MORE SCATTERED STORMS IN THE FORECAST TOMORROW… I’LL TRACK THAT OUT FOR YOU IN YOUR FULL FORECAST COMING UP… YOUR WZDX NEWS AT NINE STARTS RIGHT NOW 3 AS OF TONIGHT CAUGHT TOO MANY […]

Businesses prepare for smoking ban to take effect after judge denies ban request

A CONTROVERSIAL SMOKING BANTAKING EFFECT.TIME IS RUNNING OUT.A JUDGEREAD — DENIED A REQUESTFROM BUSINESSES TO BLOCK THEVAN.LATONYA NORTON EXPLAINS.I’M NOT GOING TO BE A WILL TOKEEP CUSTOMERS.BUT TONYA KORTEN THAT IS WHAT—LATONYA NORTON: THAT IS WHATTHIS BUSINESS OWNER SAYS WENDYNEW ORLEANS SMOKING BAN GOESINTO EFFECT.IF THIS GOES, SOMETHING WILLFOLLOW IT AFTER THAT.SUDDENLY BOURBON STREET WILL […]

New Jersey Beach Smoking Ban In Effect

WEEKEND AS WELL AS THE ANNUAL KITE FESTIVAL WHICH IS ALWAYS FUN. FUN BEGINS AT NOON ON ANDREWS AVENUE. AND HERE’S HEADS UP FOR SMOKERS HEADING DOWN THE SHORE. THIS IS FIRST SUMMER YOU CANNOT SMOKE LIGHT UP ON THE BEACH. LAST WINTER NEW JERSEY PASSED A

Wildwood Mulling Over Boardwalk Smoking Ban

THE EASTBOUND SIDE OF I 78REMAINS CLOSED BETWEEN ROUTES143 AND 737.AS EARLY AS NEXT SUMMER,VISITORS TO WILDWOOD COULD BEBAND FROM SMOKING ON THEBOARDWALK.SMOKING IS PROHIBITED ON SOMEPARTS OF THE BOARDWALK BUT THEPROPOSED BAND WOULD STRETCHACROSS 38 BLOCKS.AS “EYEWITNESS NEWS” REPORTERGREG ARGOS FINDS, THERE IS ONEPLACE WHERE THE RESTRICTION WILLNOT BE ENFORCED.Reporter: THE CITY IS LOOKINGTO […]

Smoke Free Ottawa: A Visual History of Ottawa’s No Smoking By-Law

The City of Ottawa is world renowned for it’s proud heritage, cultural diversity, distinctiveneighbourhoods and boundless recreational opportunities in its great outdoors. It isa city that continuously strives to improves the quality of life and health for it’s residentsand visitors. For decades the City of Ottawa has been a leader by implementing innovativetobacco control and […]

Anti-Smoking Policies Successfully Deter New Smokers

I’m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. It appears that workplace smoking bans and cigarettetax hikes have successfully made a dent in youth smoking. A new study found that teensand young adults may be much less likely to start smoking if they live in states withsmoke-free workplace laws and high taxes on cigarettes. Researchers found […]

Smoking Ban At Chicago Parks Not Stopping Many Smokers From Lighting Up

THE RYAN GOES INBOUND AT 20 MINUTES. DO YOU THINK YOUR SMOKE BOTHERS PEOPLE? CAN YOU MOVE NOW? A SMOKER TELLS HIM TO GO WHEN CONFRONTED. IT IS NOT STOPPING THE REGULAR SMOKE IN THE FACE OF THE OPPOSITION. THIS TINY TREE-LINED TRIANGLE IS KNOWN BY MANY NAMES . THIS IS PART OF OUR NEIGHBORHOOD. […]