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[Montana] City Council nails down new smoking ordinance for all indoor public places

After weeks of debate and additional work with the American Cancer Society, members of the Missoula City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a modernized smoking ordinance – one that could also see the Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program update
Missoula (MT) Current
added Mar 15, 2018 15:52
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[Montana] No indoor vaping and no smoking near entrances starting this week in Yellowstone County

Individuals may not smoke or vape within 20 feet of public entryways, windows or ventilation systems ... That makes Yellowstone County one of 13 states and 710 local jurisdictions across the United States to prohibit indoor use of electronic nicotine deli
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Feb 27, 2018 21:34
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Republicans move to kill Montana tobacco tax increase

Republican lawmakers took steps Thursday to kill a proposed increase in Montana’s tobacco tax by voting for a procedural motion that will make it extremely difficult to bring the bill to the House floor for a vote. The tax hike, which passed the Senate l
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 6, 2017 21:18
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RESEARCH & COMMENTARY: MONTANA SHOULD AVOID UNNECESSARY AND REGRESSIVE TOBACCO AND VAPOR TAX INCREASE

Although reducing smoking rates may be a noble goal, raising tobacco taxes rarely works as intended and frequently has many negative effects. Sin taxes have a strong detrimental effect on local small businesses; when they are implemented, retailers and w
Heartland Institute
added Apr 1, 2017 11:59
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[Montana] Great Falls repeals ordinance banning smoking within 20 feet of buildings

The Montana Tavern Association had lobbied the commissioners to change the ordinance because it was too hard to enforce. Others noted the statewide Clean Indoor Air Act, which bans smoking in all public buildings, began applying to bars and casinos on Oc
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 20, 2013 18:50
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[Montana] Where's the Chew? New products help students quit chewing tobacco

For students trying to quit chewing tobacco, there are new non-tobacco options and resources to make quitting easier, including counseling, all natural chew and Quit Spit Kits. Dave Holt, inventor and owner of Holt Montana-Grown Tobaccoless Chew, chewed
The Montana Kaimin (University of Montana, Missoula)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:50
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[Montana] City commission OKs tobacco free park proposal

When Centennial Park has its formal reopening next year, it will be a poster child for Helena in the city’s efforts to discourage tobacco use.
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Dec 5, 2012 06:36
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[North Carolina] Montana reaches $30M deal with tobacco manufacturers

In November, an agreement was reached in the escrow dispute between North Carolina and 25 other states and the nation’s largest tobacco manufacturers. Montana, meanwhile, opted to pursue a state court path with the manufacturers, and to ply a strategy o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2018 01:09
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[Montana] Missoula judge to decide if cigar club can continue to allow smoking

Both sides in the lawsuit filed last year between the Missoula City-County Board of Health and Calumet — the company that runs the Fools' End Club — had asked District Court Judge Leslie Halligan to rule in their favor in the case. Attorneys for the cou
The Missoulian
added Jun 30, 2018 22:10
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[Montana] Rule prohibiting indoor vaping takes effect today

Based on Montana’s Clean Indoor Air Act the Rule further protects the public from the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, including e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems. While the Montana CIAA already prohibits smoking in enclosed
Laurel (MT) Outlook
added Mar 3, 2018 00:51
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