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[New York] Hookah Bars Face Public Health Crackdown

For the first time, the department began warning New Yorkers about the health risks of smoking hookah. The public service announcements followed a February report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that found hookah use increasing among t
Governing Magazine
added Sep 29, 2018 12:57
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Close the loopholes on indoor air law

The law allows bars to exempt themselves from the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act if food sales make up less than 20 percent of their revenues, and people younger than 18 are prohibited from entering. There once were more than 3,000 such establishments in t
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Sep 28, 2018 14:08
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[Texas] VIDEO: Bryan City Council looking at 'no-smoking ordinance'

The City of Bryan is looking at proposing a no-smoking ordinance like the one in College Station. The city council will talk about what that new ordinance may look like at Tuesday’s meeting, but some members say it's long overdue.
KBTX-TV/DT Channel 3 (Bryan, TX)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:11
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[Alabama] Sheffield poised to be first smoke free Shoals city

the first city in the Shoals with a comprehensive non-smoking policy that would prohibit smoking in work places, including restaurants and bars, and city parks. Smoke Free Shoals Coordinator Melanie Dickens discussed the policy with the City Council on M
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Sep 20, 2018 11:58
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[Illinois] Palatine Approves Ban On E-Cigarette Smoking In Public Places

Starting next year, Palatine residents and visitors won’t be able to smoke e-cigarettes in restaurants, office buildings and other public places where smoking of regular cigarettes isn’t allowed.
Journal & Topics Newspapers ( Des Plaines, IL)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:48
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[New York] Floral Park passes amendment to allow vape shops, hookah bars

Both establishments can now apply to open in Floral Park's B3 commercial district, an area reserved for massage parlors, tattoo parlors and adult bookstores.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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[Georgia] Battle lines drawn on smoking ban

The divisions stemmed from the healthcare community's push to eliminate secondhand smoke and the hospitality industry's concern they would lose employees and customers. Both sides agreed enforcement would be — and is — an issue. "We have a law on the b
Rome (GA) News-Tribune
added Sep 19, 2018 16:35
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[Missouri] Hookah, Vaping, Cigar Lounges Would Fall Under Smoking Ban in St. Louis County

A smoking ban on St. Louis County ballots this November could mean big changes for a much broader swath of businesses than just bars where smoking is currently permitted. If the proposed ban were to go into effect, smoking would be prohibited in public
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Sep 17, 2018 15:17
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fix error: Ban indoor smoking

the state Legislature maintains exceptions that imperil the health of workers at 1,700 businesses... continue in casinos, in some bars based irrelevantly on the amount of food they serve, and in private social clubs.
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Sep 14, 2018 17:37
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Non-smokers will live longer with smoking ban on alfresco eateries

our support for the announcement by Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye of the ministry’s move to gazette alfresco restaurants as no-smoking...THIS LETTER IS SIGNED BY 30 MALAYSIAN MEDICAL ORGANISATIONS
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:46
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