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SULLIVAN: Iowa's smoking ban was never about protecting workers

All this, even though there is no reliable evidence showing smoking outside is hazardous to other people’s health. The same goes for e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco, which Iowa City’s ordinance also outlawed....The smoker’s lobby has lost this fight, but
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 5, 2018 22:47
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[Virginia] End to smoking good thing for SRHA

Smoking in Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority-owned buildings will soon be a thing of the past, and that’s a good thing... We believe SRHA should go one step farther than the HUD regulation, though, and disallow smoking anywhere on its propertie
Suffolk (VA) News-Herald
added Jul 5, 2018 20:48
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[Nebraska] PPHD helping landlords work toward smoke-free buildings

According to the Panhandle Public Health District, 71 percent of Nebraska households where at least one person smokes have a no smoking rule inside the home. This still leaves nearly 18,000 children in Nebraska exposed and unprotected from secondhand smo
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Jul 5, 2018 20:48
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[New Hampshire] AUDIO: Who Should Be Allowed to Use Tobacco?: Cities and Towns Reconsider the Smoking Age

Last week, the city of Dover became the first New Hampshire municipality to raise their smoking age from 18 to 21...57:52 The recording begins with the conversation about the smoking age. The discussion of marijuana laws begins at :33 into the recording.
New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR)
added Jul 6, 2018 02:27
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[West Virginia] Huntington housing authority bans smoking

The Herald-Dispatch reports the Huntington Housing Authority has banned smoking at its administrative offices, company-owned vehicles, common spaces and more than 600 public housing units starting July 1. Authority Executive Director Vickie Lester says t
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 6, 2018 02:24
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Smoke-Free Casino Issues Revisited After Iowa 10-Year Study Shows No Adverse Affects on Businesses

Ten years after the Iowa Smoke-Free Air Act was put into law, state officials say there is no evidence to suggest the ban has adversely affected any businesses — including bars and restaurants — where smoking is prohibited. In fact, the number of licens
Casino.org
added Jul 5, 2018 15:26
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[Ohio] Westerville bans smoking in public parks

The Westerville City Council agreed to ban smoking in the suburb’s public parks Monday night, joining Columbus and a growing number of surrounding cities. In recent years, more than a dozen central Ohio communities have eliminated smoking in parks or at
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jul 4, 2018 13:55
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[California] El Monte Man Sentenced for Dodging Taxes on 143 Million Cigarettes

Isaac Rojas, 45, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge S. James Otero to pay $360,000 in restitution to the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Rojas pleaded guilty last year to a federal conspiracy
NBC Los Angeles
added Jul 4, 2018 03:16
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Beach goers shouldn’t have to contend with secondhand smoke

We were delighted to read that Westport’s new director of public health is pushing to ban smoking at all of the town’s public beaches. There’s already no smoking allowed at nearby state-run beaches — Horseneck and Gooseberry. And smoking is prohibited at
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jul 4, 2018 03:10
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[Illinois] Mount Zion goes tobacco-free at parks, other village property

Mount Zion is the first municipality in Macon County to adopt a smoke-free, tobacco-free policy in all public spaces owned by the village. The policy, which went into effect Sunday, is the result of a partnership between the village and the Macon County
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added Jul 4, 2018 03:09
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