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[Mississippi] City snuffs smoking ban expansion

McComb selectmen voted 5-0 Tuesday to strike down an ordinance that would ban smoking in all public workplaces in the cit
McComb (MS) Enterprise-Journal
added May 16, 2013 16:39

[Canada] Hundreds of new smoking ban violations last year

Hundreds of people were caught breaking Ottawa’s harsher smoking ban in its first year, with the ByWard Market the most frequent location for infractions. CBC News has learned through an Access to Information request the city reported 583 violations of i
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 28, 2013 18:51

[Georgia] Some Downtown Augusta bars opt for nonsmoking policy

The city is operating under state law, which bans smoking in public places where a child could be present but allows it in bars that do not admit anyone younger than 18. CoCo Rubio was against the proposed ordinance, but recently prohibited smoking in Sk
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Mar 25, 2013 17:19

[Oklahoma] VIDEO: Debate Rages On Controversial Ordinance Regarding Smoking Ban

State Sen. Kyle Loveless says he wants to help businesses that allow smoking. He plans to add an amendment that would "grandfather" these restaurants in, so that if their local governments ban smoking, their establishments wouldn't be penalized.
KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Feb 18, 2013 11:25

[Oklahoma] EDITORIAL: Decentralizing smoking laws ignites new options for local lawmakers

Even though it is better to control smoking at a local and not a state level, we do not support strict anti-smoking regulations, especially when they affect private businesses. A bar or restaurant should determine whether or not it is a smoking establish
Oklahoma Daily (UO)
added Feb 18, 2013 07:26

Cafes/Bars in Belgium - New Market Report Now Available

The main event in cafes/bars in 2011 was the total ban on smoking. In early 2011, some sources expected that the unstable Belgian political environment would lead to a postponement of such a momentous decision.
added Feb 13, 2013 14:50

Looming Tobacco Crackdown Has Russian Smokers Fuming

It's lunchtime at a dingy cafe near Moscow's Belarussky train station and there are smokers at nearly every table. Even the no-smoking room is cloaked in thick tobacco haze as weary waitresses load up trays of beer and "chebureki," the meat-and-cheese pas
Radio Free Europe
added Feb 13, 2013 13:38

[Wyoming] Casper City Council will reconsider smoking ban

After six months of council discussions, four-hour meetings and a failed referendum effort, the Casper City Council wants to reconsider the public smoking ban. In light of its reported effect on local bar and business owners, who in January reported los
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Feb 13, 2013 12:51

[Missouri] Smoking Ban Opponents Organize

Opponents to a proposed city ordinance to ban smoking in restaurants and small bars met Tuesday night to criticize bans and plot strategy. Former City Council Member Mike Bozarth introduced Bob Meeks, Co-founder of the United Freedom Coalition, a group f
Saint Joseph (MO) Telegraph
added Feb 2, 2013 18:13

Smokers react to Minnesota's poor smoking rates

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control shows 19 percent of adults in the state are smokers, putting Minnesota's smoking rates as No. 11 best in the nation. In 2009, the state ranked No. 7. Earlier this month, Minnesota got a failing grade fro
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Jan 30, 2013 11:36
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