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These Texas cities won't let residents smoke in restaurants or bars

Seeing it as unnecessary government intrusion, Texas lawmakers don't want to pass a ban on smoking in public places. But these cities have enacted comprehensive bans that prohibit smoking in public workplaces, bars and restaurants.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Apr 28, 2015 13:21

[Europe, Portugal] New law bans smoking in closed public spaces, nicotine in e-cigarettes

Portugal's government has approved amendments to the law on tobacco that foresee the prohibition of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine and of smoking in all closed public spaces, according to a statement released after the weekly cabinet meeting. T
Portugal News (pt)
added Apr 28, 2015 08:28

[Louisiana] Experts Debate the Pros and Cons of Banning Vaping in Bars / Was New Orleans right to bar e-cigarettes from public indoor spaces?

there's enough information on both sides to argue the pitfalls and advantages of banning vaping in bars. Esquire spoke with a handful of experts to weigh the pros and cons of the Big Easy's ban.
Esquire Magazine
added Apr 28, 2015 08:04

[Florida] Over 20 Winter Park restaurants ban smoking on outdoor patios

Barnie's Coffee Kitchen is one of more than 20 food businesses in Winter Park that have disallowed smoking in its outdoor seating areas as part of a new health initiative known as 'Breathe Free Winter Park.'
News 13 (Orlando, FL)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:30
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[Florida] Businesses help launch Breathe Free Winter Park

It sounded like a non-brainer, said Jill Hamilton Buss, executive director of Healthy Central Florida. Why not eliminate cigarette and cigar smoke entirely at local restaurants – not just indoors, but outside on patios as well. Winter Park, she said, se
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Apr 27, 2015 23:23

[California] E-Cigarette Bill Hearing Today

A bill restricting electronic cigarette use in California will be heard by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday, as industry and public health officials continue to face off over the health effects of e-cigarettes.
California Healthline
added Apr 27, 2015 14:04

[UK] Call for govt to legislate on vaping

An industry chief executive is calling on the Government to give clarity to the industry over e-cigarettes. Luminar Group chief executive Peter Marks claims the Government can no longer ignore the “dilemma” facing operators and is asking for guidanc
added Apr 27, 2015 08:35

[Colorado] HENSON: Well, here he goes again ...

First, he led the fight years ago to make Pueblo smoke-free. The bar and restaurant owners went bananas...owners’ concerns? Phooey! Several of them actually have thrived...Nicoll is leading a fight to prevent pot stores in the city limits
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Apr 26, 2015 16:06

[California] Bay Area city looks to snuff out smoking

Currently, Orinda only ban smoking in parks, nature areas and trails. The city’s municipal code also forbids advertising and promoting tobacco products to minors. But that’s where current restrictions end....Mayor Steve Glazer...said he hopes to see the s
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added Apr 25, 2015 16:45

Portugal amends laws on alcohol sale and indoor smoking

The new law on smoking bans electronic cigarettes containing nicotine and smoking in areas with service in all types of restaurants, cafes and bars, including in concert venues and cinemas, casinos, bingo halls, games rooms and other places that host non- (gh)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:05
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