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[Montana] The cloudy debate around Missoula's vape laws

Missoula’s new smoking law is at once needed, inevitable, fair and likely to hurt businesses, depending on whom you ask...updates and expands the 2006 Montana Clean Indoor Air Act to ban vaping indoors, and all types of smoking in certain outdoor areas,
The Missoulian
added Mar 11, 2018 15:08
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[Montana] EDITORIAL: Gazette opinion: Clear urgency for Yellowstone County’s indoor air rule

Here’s the problem: E-cigarettes use aerosolized nicotine rather than burning tobacco, so they do produce fewer toxins than smoking cigarettes. But additives and solvents in e-cigraettes – even in e-cigarettes without nicotine — can form carcinogenic com
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Mar 23, 2018 21:11
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[Montana] Tavern owners' lawsuit: 20-foot smoking buffer rule 'slipped through' with little public support

Local tavern owners have sued the county over a new 20-foot ban on smoking or vaping outside of businesses, saying the board issued the rule in a “soft totalitarian” manner designed to suppress public participation. The lawsuit, filed by the Yellowstone
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Mar 23, 2018 21:09
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[Montana] Yellowstone County Tavern Association sues county over smoking rule

filed a lawsuit alleging the new rule that prohibits people from smoking within 20 feet of public entryways was passed in an “anti-democratic and soft totalitarian fashion” and harms local businesses. The suit was filed on behalf of the tavern associatio
KTVQ (Billings, MT)
added Mar 6, 2018 15:25
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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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[Montana] VIDEO: Changes to Missoula's smoking ordinance are on hold

City Council sent the plans back to committee. ... If approved, the proposal would ban the use of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, indoors. The discussion comes down to this: vape shop owners say vaping and smoking cigarettes are two very differe
KTMF ABC 23.1/FOX 23.2 (Missoula, MT) / KWYB ABC 18.1/FOX 18.2 (Butte, MT)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:43
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[Montana] Vaping ordinance sent back to Missoula City Council committee

The Missoula City Council on Monday night referred back to committee a proposal to revise Missoula's smoking ordinance, after a lengthy discussion. The council is reviewing changes to the ordinance in accordance with the state's Clean Indoor Air Act. N
KTMF ABC 23.1/FOX 23.2 (Missoula, MT) / KWYB ABC 18.1/FOX 18.2 (Butte, MT)
added Feb 27, 2018 21:34
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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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[Montana] New county Indoor Clean Air Act regulations go into effect Thursday

— Vaping, like smoking, will no longer be allowed inside public buildings in Yellowstone County. — Individuals may not smoke or vape within 20 feet of public entryways, windows or ventilation systems to avoid secondhand smoke from drifting into public b
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[Montana] Special Report: New Yellowstone County smoking proximity rule

BILLINGS – A new rule prohibiting smoking within 20 feet of public entryways, windows or ventilation systems will take effect in Yellowstone County on March 1. Rule 7, as it’s called, was voted in by the RiverStone Board of Health in December. The rule
KTVH NBC (Helena, MT)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:06
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