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[Wyoming] Tuesday vote determines future of smoking in Casper bars

Many hope Tuesday’s vote will spell an end to the long debate, which started with a 2012 ban that the city then retracted before a petition took the issue to the courts. Casper City Councilman Steve Cathey said residents are tired of the issue and wants
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 3, 2015 16:46

[Wyoming] LETTER: Lorenzen: Vote no to protect Casper residents from secondhand smoke

ordinance No. 15-13 isn’t just about the person who chooses to smoke in the bar. It’s about the rights of everyone to exist in smoke-free environments. This includes workers, patrons, patients and you. Everyone in Casper deserves the right to breathe clea
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 1, 2015 09:07

Why higher taxes on cigarettes doesnt' help smokers

A new study shows that while counter-marketing techniques often reduce total consumption of cigarettes, increasing cigarette taxes per package shifts some consumers to higher nicotine products. Given the addictive properties of nicotine, this result inc
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 12:14

[Alabama] Study: Workers harmed in Florence restaurants that allow smoking

Workers in Florence restaurants that allow smoking are exposed to harmful air particles at a 66 percent higher rate than those working in non-smoking restaurants, according to an air quality study performed this year by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Oct 29, 2015 09:42

[Massachusetts] Hookah lounge owner complains of illegal use in Lawrence bars

“I would like to give you some information about what's happening in the city of Lawrence after midnight when you are sleeping,” Patel wrote in an email ... He named six bars and clubs in the city that he said are providing tobacco hookahs to customers,
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Oct 29, 2015 14:41

[Louisiana] New Orleans smoking ban hits the six-month mark, and bar owners' reviews are mixed

Across New Orleans, bar owners and patrons say they're seeing the same phenomenon -- lively crowds outside and a near-barren barroom inside. "Sometimes, I get here and there's a huge crowd outside, and then I walk inside to find two people in here and t
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Oct 24, 2015 03:48

[Asia, Japan] An interview with Tokyo Gov Yoichi Masuzoe

First, I don’t smoke. My idea is to separate the places where smokers can enjoy smoking...The only thing that we are doing is that, we ask restaurants to put a sign on the door saying if you can or can’t smoke. And we have to educate the people about how
Japan Today
added Oct 23, 2015 19:19

[Canada] Toronto hookah ban up in smoke

Councillors approved a ban on smoking hookahs inside licensed establishments such as bars, restaurants, stores, cafes and lounges, but then voted to reopen the item at the request of Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti — who missed the initial vote. The propos
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 23, 2015 19:11
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[UK-Wales] Outside smoking ban consultation criticised for including e-cigarettes

Swansea Council is facing criticism for asking if e-cigarettes should be banned in outside public spaces in a consultation which could impact pub gardens. Peter Black, assembly member for South Wales, has questioned Swansea Council’s inclusion of e-c
added Oct 21, 2015 12:17

[Wyoming] Casper smoking election moved to earlier date

The Casper City Council unanimously decided Tuesday to move up the date of the election that will decide whether to allow smoking in bars. The election will now take place Nov. 3. Previously, the Natrona County clerk had set the election for Nov. 17. B
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Oct 14, 2015 17:28
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