New Yorkers can breathe a little easier, unless they’re smokers, in which case their pulses must be racing: By the spring, when prime park season returns, it will be illegal to light up on the city’s greens, following the passage of another smoking ban by the City Council yesterday.
“The statistics don’t lie–second hand Read More
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has come out in support of a ban on smoking in parks, beaches and boardwalks that he once said was probably logistically impossible.
The ban, which also includes pedestrian areas like Times Square, makes smoking outside almost completely forbidden. Unless you plan to do it in the middle of the Read More
And so it comes to pass that perhaps Europe’s most self-indulgent culture mimics New York and bans smoking in most public places and private businesses. The French smoking ban took effect today.
It’s our world. The French only live in it. Read More