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May 28, 2015

Provincial Smoking Ban Extended

The New Brunswick government will impose more restrictions on smoking in public places.

Health Minister Victor Boudreau has introduced a bill that will ban smoking in any public place where children might be exposed to the smoke. The list includes:

On restaurant patios and similar outdoor facilities, and within three metres of the patios.
Within nine metres of doorways, windows and air intakes of enclosed public places and indoor workplaces.
On or within 20 metres of playgrounds, sports areas, and other outdoor public places used by children.
On or within nine metres of a public walking or jogging trail.
Within provincial parks, except in rented campsites, on golf course, and designated areas within the park.
See more via CBC NB: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/smokin

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