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Republicans in the Missouri Legislature this past week voted to allow their members to smoke in their offices, even though the Capitol is a public building where smoking is not permitted. Do you care if they smoke in their offices?

0% 20% 40% 60% 80% questions Yes. No. 0.7353951890034365 0.2646048109965636 Yes. 73.5% No. 26.5%
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Jan 27, 2015 19:37
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[Missouri] ARCHIVE: Teen tackles double standard of Mo. lawmakers allowed to smoke in their offices

legislators have exempted their own offices from the law. This week’s FOX 4 Young Achiever doesn’t think that’s right, or fair or healthy. So he’ll campaign once again to get the lawmakers to make a change.
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 27, 2015 19:36
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[Missouri] Smoking still allowed in Mo. House Capitol offices

Though the recent trend in Missouri has been to go smoke free, the Missouri House voted today to continue to allow smoking in members' offices in the Capitol building.
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Jan 27, 2015 19:34
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[Missouri] Smoking still allowed in Mo. House Capitol offices

Though the recent trend in Missouri has been to go smoke free, the Missouri House voted today to continue to allow smoking in members' offices in the Capitol building.
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Jan 27, 2015 19:34
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[Azerbaijan] Stop all-pervading cigarette smoke

60 percent of men and up to 10 percent women smoke tobacco in Azerbaijan....Natural beauty of the country, its history and delicious cuisine are what attract people to Azerbaijan; however, tobacco smoke may ruin the impression. The current law "On tobacco
AzerNews (az)
added Jan 27, 2015 06:55
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[Nebraska] Cigar bar bill should pass court's muster, experts say

An effort to allow for smoking in cigar bars would likely hold up in court if it passes the Legislature, according to a legal expert from the University of Nebraska. But that's a big if. Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha has said he'll likely filibuster any
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jan 27, 2015 00:40
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[New York] Erie County lawmakers to hold public hearing on e-cigarette regulations

The Erie County Legislature takes public comment Monday on a proposal to restrict the use of electronic cigarettes in public spaces, just as traditional cigarettes are banned.
WBFO (Buffalo, NY)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:37
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[Kansas] Tobacco fund sweep draws legislator’s ire

objected to Gov. Sam Brownback’s plan for using $14.5 million from the Kansas Endowment for Youth to fill part of a $280 million hole in the current fiscal year’s budget. “This is a problem, in my view,” said Rep. Stephanie Clayton, a Republican from Ove
Kansas City (KS) Kansan
added Jan 26, 2015 22:34
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Bill will help keep tobacco from gripping our youth ($$)

Washington might become the first state in the union to raise the smoking age to 21 if Attorney General Bob Ferguson can muster enough support for a proposal he introduced to the Legislature last week.
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Jan 26, 2015 22:14
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[Louisiana] Harrah's Casino up for exemption from New Orleans' brand-new smoking ban

UPDATE: Councilwoman Nadine Ramsey decides Monday to pull her exemption proposal for Harrah's Casino.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 26, 2015 22:09
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