Archive of posts tagged "smoking ban"

No Smoking in Vancouver Parks or on Beaches


Thursday, August 26th, 2010 — 11:30am PDT
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Photo credit: Jeremy WMon Flickr Come September 1st, smokers will need to butt-out before hanging out in a Vancouver Park or on a City beach. According to the City of Vancouver, “the new policy is part of the Park Board’s commitment to the promotion of a healthy urban environment and support for active living and […]

New Smoking Ban Approved for Vancouver Parks & Beaches


Monday, April 19th, 2010 — 8:51pm PDT
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This evening the Vancouver Parks Board voted unanimously to ban smoking in parks and on local beaches. Photo credit: anasantoson Flickr Vancouver Fire Captain Gabe Roder says if we have another hot and dry summer–like we did last year– then it’s only common sense to have cigarette smoking ban in place. He says it’s a […]

Tuesday Morning Link Fest: Butting Out Poll


Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008 — 9:30am PDT
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I decided to toss in a link fest this week to lighten the mood, get some more topics out there, and cover some ground before I take off. – The last year has been a big one for smokers in BC; first there was the patio smoking ban, then the updates in March that made […]

New Anti-Smoking Ban and Regulations in BC


Wednesday, November 28th, 2007 — 5:00am PDT
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To this day my most popular Miss604 Poll has been the one regarding a patio smoking ban in Vancouver. Well the Provincial government was pretty busy yesterday hammering out the details of a new smoking regulations that are to be in effect March 31, 2008. The provincial government has released the rules that will govern […]

Miss604 Poll: Patio Smoking Ban in Vancouver


Thursday, September 13th, 2007 — 12:10am PDT
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Update: Vancouver City Council has just approved the tougher anti-smoking law. “The law bans smoking in taxis, bus shelters, on restaurant patios, and within 6 metres of any door, window or air intake on a public building” – News 1130 There was a comedian on Last Comic Standing a few weeks ago who was talking […]