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[Missouri] Editorial: Revoke St. Louis County smoking-ban exemptions

after winning voter approval by a nearly 2-to-1 ratio, the county’s “Indoor Clean Air Code” took effect. And so, too, began the exemptions....Protecting public health is a legitimate government concern that outweighs the nanny-state complaints of smoking
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 11, 2016 23:15
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[Missouri] St. Louis County drawing fire as indoor tobacco ban extension continues to go up in smoke

Anti-tobacco activists, their patience tested by a three-year wait, are calling on the council to act. The time has come, they say, for an amendment to the smoking ban that will bring the county into conformance with St. Louis. Indoor use of tobacco is
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 11, 2016 13:10

New Orleans Celebrates Successful Year of Smoke-Free Air

New Orleans celebrates the first anniversary of its comprehensive smoke-free law that protects everyone’s right to breathe clean air by prohibiting smoking inside all workplaces, including bars and casinos....It’s time for every city and state to follow t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2016 19:26

[Louisiana] Harrah’s New Orleans Blames Cigarette Ban for Declining Revenues, Pennsylvania Casinos Set Record

Harrah’s New Orleans says the cigarette ban imposed by the city a year ago this week has negatively impacted its gambling revenues and needs to be held accountable for the casino’s downward spiral.
added Apr 20, 2016 15:09

[Louisiana] Smoking ban proposal for Baton Rouge bars and casinos was overreaching, council members say

After months of campaigning to abolish smoking from bars and casinos in East Baton Rouge Parish, the Smoke-free EBR coalition came up one vote short at Wednesday’s council meeting. Some of the six members who voted against the ban say they do not believe
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47

[Louisiana] VIDEO: Extended smoke ban fails before EBR Metro Council with 6-6 vote

The East Baton Rouge Metro Council failed to pass a new smoking ordinance that would have banned smoking in all city-parish bars, casinos and restaurants. The current ordinance on the books in the parish prohibits smoking in public places and around pu
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Apr 14, 2016 21:46

[Louisiana] Metro Council narrowly rejects smoking ban for bars, casinos; long debate touches on health, morality, business climate

A monthslong campaign to ban smoking in Baton Rouge’s casinos and bars was extinguished Wednesday, when the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council came one vote short of passing the ordinance. A 2½-hour debate about the pros and cons of banning smoking a
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 14, 2016 16:52

Indiana Supreme Court upholds Indy smoking ban

Prohibiting smoking in bars and restaurants while allowing it in satellite gambling facilities does not violate the Indiana Constitution, the state's highest court ruled Monday. The decision comes several months after the Indiana Court of Appeals found t
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Apr 12, 2016 22:20

State Supreme Court Rules Indianapolis Smoking Ban Is Legal

The State Supreme Court ruled unanimously that Indianapolis can ban smoking inside all buildings, including bars and restaurants, and that it could legally exempt the Winner’s Circle gambling facility — even though it has a bar and restaurant inside.
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Apr 12, 2016 21:55

[Nevada] In Sin City, an old vice gets snuffed out

casino bosses here flaunt their gaming floors as the last bastion of the guiltless cigarette. But Westgate’s move suggests the continuing cultural shift toward smoke-free cities and public spaces may finally clear the air of some of the most celebrated s
Washington Post
added Apr 10, 2016 17:00
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