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Arlington council extends smoking ban

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The Arlington City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2 to extend the North Texas city’s smoking regulations to include nightclubs, bowling centers and other workplaces. The only exception is bingo halls, which are not considered public businesses.

An exemption for e-cigarettes was added to the ordinance, and city […]

May 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Clean Air, Tobacco|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Arlington council extends smoking ban

Arlington council tables final vote to extend smoking regulations

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The Arlington City Council on Tuesday tabled a vote to extend the North Texas city’s smoking regulations, voting 9-0 to take up the issue again at its May 9 meeting.

Earlier this month the council had voted 6-3 to adopt the ordinance across all businesses in […]

April 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Clean Air, Heart Disease, Tobacco|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Arlington council tables final vote to extend smoking regulations

North Texas city votes to go smoke-free

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The Arlington City Council voted Tuesday to extend the North Texas city’s smoking ban.

In the first of two required votes, the council voted 6-3 to adopt the ordinance across all businesses in the city, including nightclubs, bowling centers and other workplaces. The only exception is […]

San Francisco may soon ban smokeless tobacco at ballparks

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

San Francisco — home of the 2014 World Series champion Giants — could become the first U.S. city to ban chewing tobacco from all ballparks and playing fields.

City supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to prohibit all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco, at every athletic venue […]

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