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[UK] Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields

A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 29, 2014 16:14
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[Indiana] IND. DECISIONS - "ACS CAN: MARION COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT UPHOLDS INDY’S SMOKE-FREE ORDINANCE"

On Friday, July 25, the Marion County Superior Court upheld Indianapolis’ smoke-free ordinance, challenged on the basis of exempting one off-track betting facility. The court ruled the city’s ordinance does not violate the Equal Privileges and Immunities
Indiana Law Blog
added Jul 29, 2014 16:10
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[Kentucky] Anti-smoking tour kicks off in Ashland

Roger Cline understands that smoking isn’t the only cause of lung cancer, but based on their physician’s professional opinion and Cline’s knowledge of his wife’s workplace, he is convinced that cigarettes killed her. It was a tobacco-free building but s
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Jul 29, 2014 15:55
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[Florida] Jury Holds Tobacco Company Responsible for Deception About Its Products

regardless of the final outcome it is the duty of the courts and elected officials at all levels of government to hold the industry accountable for the unspeakable pain and incalculable loss it has inflicted upon society.”
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Jul 29, 2014 13:54
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[Indiana] Judge upholds Indy smoking ban

On Friday, July 25, the Marion County Superior Court upheld Indianapolis’ smoke-free ordinance, challenged on the basis of exempting one off-track betting facility, in this case a bar. The court ruled the city’s ordinance does not violate the Equal Priv
TheStatehouseFile.com (Franklin College Pulliam School of Journalism)
added Jul 29, 2014 13:51
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[Washington] Mint Tea's pot smoking tent raises legal issues

Fabric draped along the open-sided structure is meant to block passers-by on the sidewalk from seeing the smoke just feet away...Eckert also has to abide by the state's law on smoking in public places...smoking in all places of employment cannot occur wit
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Jul 29, 2014 13:35
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[Kansas] Citizen’s petition calls for smoking ban on Massachusetts Street

Lawrence software developer Mike DuPont says he is sick of walking on Massachusetts Street and smelling like cigarette smoke when he gets home. He especially doesn't want to expose his 2-month-old baby to it. So he recently started an online petition to
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jul 29, 2014 12:43
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[Maryland] E-Cigarettes Cloud Schools' Anti-Smoking Policies

Though many specialty “vape shops” will not sell electronic cigarettes to minors, independent sellers like eBay make it possible for children under 18 to purchase these products. Vic Vega, the owner of Vapor Villa in Catonsville, Md., maintains that his
Education Week
added Jul 29, 2014 10:48
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[Nebraska] COPUR: E-cigarettes more of a foe than a friend

The best advice for smokers is to stop using any form of tobacco and/or nicotine as soon as possible. Smokers who want to quit can try stopping on their own with or without other guidance. They can also try one or more of the options that can help them q
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jul 29, 2014 10:18
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[South Carolina] Group holding workshop on smoke-free policy for multifamily property owners - Post and Courier

The Smoke-Free Lowcountry Coalition will hold a free workshop 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 5 on making multi-unit housing smoke-free. The workshop will cover the process of adopting a smoke-free policy.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jul 29, 2014 09:47
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