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Connecticut e-cigarette restriction laws start today

"The concern with e-cigarettes in saying that they're ok would be bringing back sort of a normalization of smoking,” said Dr. Michelle Petrucelli, emergency physician, Hartford Hospital. “Something that was seen in the 50s and 60s. We've worked decades t
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Oct 2, 2015 15:33
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[Wyoming] Special election will determine fate of Casper smoking ban

In a reversal from its position last week, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously decided to leave the matter to voters. On Sept. 15, the Council took the first of three votes to remove the smoking ban outright. Council members on Tuesday decided to ca
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Sep 23, 2015 18:27
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Russia fines French supermarket, Burger King

violations after inspecting 78 Burger King restaurants...one restaurant was shut down for 90 days by court order...The agency's website detailed a myriad of violations, from the presence of E.Coli bacteria to... a lack of "no smoking" signs.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 15, 2015 14:09
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[Missouri] Kearney Board of Aldermen passes smoking ban in all publicly-accessible places

City leaders passed the proposed anti-smoking ordinance after the mayor broke a 2-2 tie by the board. The ordinance drew strong opposition from the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post, whose leadership predicted the VFW could close in the coming months b
KSHB-TV NBC 41 (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 1, 2015 00:49
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[Texas] LETTER: Smoking gun?

secondhand smoke is unhealthy, but I defy anyone to find a post-mortem report that shows death has occurred due to inhaling secondhand smoke. We are not forced into these situations. Let’s not be so melodramatic.
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jul 27, 2015 09:58
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[Wisconsin] State smoking ban turns five

A Public Opinion Strategies poll from 2014 found that 86 percent of Wisconsin voters approve of the law, compared with 75 percent approval in 2011. Nine out of 10 Wisconsinites report going out to bars and restaurants the same or more often since the la
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jul 22, 2015 00:47
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[Asia, China] Beijing holds its breath on effectiveness of smoking ban

Ma Yongsheng, who runs a restaurant in Beijing, canceled a wedding banquet reservation on Monday, as a guest insisted on smoking during the meal. "If we continue to host guests who smoke, we'll surely be fined," Ma said. At Beijing Capital International
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:14
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[Canada] Vancouver (City) v. Abdiannia, 2015 BCSC 1058

The evidence of the Defendants and the patrons fall short of establishing that they sincerely believe that hookah smoking is a practice which has a nexus with their religion as the term has been defined by the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Syndi
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jul 3, 2015 17:13
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[Colorado] Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars

A campaign is underway to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow people over 21. Activists who campaigned for recreational pot legalization in Colorado have launched a petition drive to allow what
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2015 15:18
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[Georgia] 10 years after smoking ban, percentage of bars and restaurants using exemption has doubled

“I have no reason to think that things have changed,” Michael Eriksen, an author of the study, told Georgia Health News. “While the law is well known and well accepted, restaurants have figured out how to work within the law and allow smoking,” said Eri
Florida Times-Union
added Jun 26, 2015 12:03
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