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[California] 12th Annual Art Deco Festival Returns to the Queen Mary - August 19-21

Daily activities include a showcase of vintage cars, a colorful Bazaar offering collectibles and vintage goods for sale and expert lectures spanning topics from filmmaking, the evolution of smoking
PR Newswire
added Jul 27, 2016 21:13
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[Virginia] Ask Eli: Banning Smoking in Condos, Part I

There is not any case law in Virginia that establishes smoking as a nuisance, making a successful lawsuit against your neighbor or Association unlikely. Communities that explore a smoking ban should work to find a convenient, safe place for owners and th
ARLnow.com
added Jul 27, 2016 15:02
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[Massachusetts] Cigarettes blamed for 3 seperate fires in Springfield

Over the last three days, Springfield Firefighters have been called to three fires that were caused by careless cigarette disposal. With the hot and dry weather we’ve been having, careless disposal of cigarette can easily start a fire. 22News spoke with
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:52
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[New York] Town Park and Beach Smoking Ban Okayed in Putnam Valley

The Putnam Valley Town Board voted unanimously on July 22 to ban smoking from town park facilities, including beaches. The legislation stated the town board was creating the ban because of the potential health hazards associated with smoking and the deb
The Examiner (White Plains, NY)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:51
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[Utah] Oldest Known Evidence of Tobacco Use in North America Found in Ice Age Hunting Camp

Ice Age Hunting Camp replete with the bird bones and tobacco...According to Western Digs, the discovery took a place in the dead-flat desert of northwestern Utah...researchers discovered a campground used by the prehistoric hunter-gatherers 12,300 years a
Ancient Origins (au)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:39
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[Alaska] Smoking, vaping banned in Anchorage's Town Square Park

Smoking and vaping are now banned in downtown's Town Square Park, following approval by the Anchorage Assembly Tuesday night. The vote reversed a June rejection of the ban. Assembly members Tim Steele and Bill Starr decided to change their votes, leading
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 27, 2016 14:29
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[Oregon] Roseburg City Council Passes Smoking Ordinance

City Council voted to pass a smoking ordinance that would expand upon an ordinance already in place. Earlier this month, the council had the first reading of the ordinance, which will add a ban on smoking to city-owned parking lots, and the sidewalks, st
KEZI-TV (Eugene, OR)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:28
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[Missouri] Problems Arise For Cigarette Tax Increase

There are problems for the ballot initiative supported by Raise Your Hands For Kids to raise the state's cigarette tax by $.60 per pack. The Greene County Clerk is asking the county prosecutor to look into the possibility of filing charges because sig
KTTS 94.7 FM (Springfield, MO)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:08
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[Alaska] Anchorage Assembly approves first pot cultivation license, bans smoking, vaping in Town Square Park

The Assembly also passed an ordinance Tuesday banning smoking and vaping in Town Square Park. The 7 to 4 vote makes it illegal to use any electronic or battery operated cigarette or to smoke any tobacco or marijuana product not only in Town Square Park,
KTVA Channel 11 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:07
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fair taxation  just so much cigar smoke

what’s a Pennsylvania budget without some special-interest favoritism? Lawmakers rejected a tax on cigars while raising or establishing taxes on all other tobacco products...tobacco lobbyists have spent millions of dollars in Harrisburg warding off the ci
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 13:44
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