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[Idaho] Fire chief: Smoker on oxygen ignited deadly fire

Fire officials in south-central Idaho say a smoker lighting a cigarette while using an oxygen tank ignited a fire that killed her and quickly spread in the apartment filled with additional oxygen tanks.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 18, 2013 16:59
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[Idaho] Ketchum passes smoke-free law

Ketchum has passed a law drafted to protect employees, residents and visitors from exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke and e-cigarette "vapor" in the city. The council on Monday voted 3-0 to adopt an ordinance that would prohibit smoking in a long list
Idaho Mountain Express
added Apr 18, 2013 02:43
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[Idaho, Oregon, Washington] Proposed cigarette tax increase in OR could light up black market

“You get a lot of crime accompanying cigarette bootlegging,” said Patrick Fleenor, chief economist of Fiscal Economics Inc., who has written extensively on the economics of smoking. “It has similar effects to drug smuggling.” A study by the Mackinac Cen
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Apr 12, 2013 10:42
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[Idaho] Mountain Express: Ketchum Smoking Ban in the Works

Ketchum is the latest Idaho municipality to mull a smoke-free environment. This morning's Idaho Mountain Express reports that the Ketchum City Council unanimously approved the first of three readings of a new ordinance "that would prohibit smoking in a
Boise (ID) Weekly
added Mar 7, 2013 04:24
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Idaho Supreme Court Considers Tribal Tobacco Dispute

A case currently pending before the Idaho Supreme Court could establish new precedent regarding a State’s authority to regulate tribal tobacco sales.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jan 28, 2013 23:06
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[Idaho] SMOKIN' Mountain Express: Ketchum to Consider Smoking Ban

This morning's Idaho Mountain Express reports that Ketchum City Council members have asked for a new ordinance to be drafted that would ban smoking in enclosed public spaces and places of employment, on school grounds and city property, including parks.
Boise (ID) Weekly
added Jan 26, 2013 06:16
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17.2% Of Idaho Adults Smoke

Idaho has the 16th lowest smoking rate in the nation, the head of the Division of Public Health at the state Department of Health & Welfare told lawmakers yesterday. "However, we still have 17.2 percent of our adult population smoking," Elke Shaw-Tulloch
The Spokesman-Review
added Jan 18, 2013 06:37
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[Idaho] One year later, Boise bars say smoking ban has impacts

Mayor's spokesman Adam Park said after looking back at the decision, he sees a lot of conversation, even some controversy surrounding the issue. "We had a really, I think, healthy and robust debate about whether or not to do this," said Park. Additiona
KTVB-Channel 7 (Boise, ID)
added Jan 9, 2013 12:19
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[Idaho] Medications, cigarette butts top list of calls to poison center during holidays

the number of incidents involving children who accidentally poison themselves increases the last part of December, according to Idaho Department of Health & Welfare officials.
Idaho State Journal
added Dec 22, 2012 12:19
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[Idaho, New York] High court weighing tribal cigarette sales

Idaho Supreme Court justices are pondering a case in which a Native American-owned cigarette wholesaler from a reservation in New York says the state has no jurisdiction to regulate the smokes it sends to the Coeur d’Alene Reservation.
The Spokesman-Review
added Dec 4, 2012 12:29
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