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[South Dakota] Tobacco tax for tech schools?

South Dakota should hike taxes on cigarettes to help bring down tuition at the state's technical institutes, Rep. Mark Mickelson said Monday. The Sioux Falls Republican submitted two proposals this month to the Secretary of State's Office that w
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Jun 20, 2017 19:53
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[South Dakota] Jackley issues caution about tobacco settlement money scam

Attorney General Marty Jackley is cautioning South Dakota residents about what he says are deceptive advertisements regarding a nearly 20-year-old settlement with tobacco companies.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2017 19:31
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[South Dakota] ROSSMAN: Fighting the state’s tobacco epidemic

South Dakota is one of 50 states plus DC that receives funding and technical support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support comprehensive tobacco control efforts and quitlines. OSH is the lead federal agency for comprehensive toba
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Jun 3, 2017 11:35
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[South Dakota] SF City Council Passes New Smoke-Free Ordinance

Sioux Falls city councilors passed a new smoking ban with flying colors Tuesday night. The ordinance does not restrict all tobacco use on city owned properties and parks, but it does require people to go to a specific place before lighting up.
KDLT (Sioux Falls, SD)
added May 3, 2017 18:17
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[South Dakota] Editorial: Time to get tougher with smoking ban

We’re not the first community to face this risk to public health. We don’t need to reinvent the wheel. More than 1,400 municipalities nationwide have successfully established complete, comprehensive smoke-free outdoor policies...It will take some leaders
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Apr 21, 2017 12:40
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[South Dakota] Clearing the smoke: SA approves campus-wide smoking ban

Students’ Association passed a resolution in support of a smoke-free campus. SA senators, students and faculty debated for two hours at the Jan. 30 SA meeting, resulting in the resolution passing 17-12. As of now, SDSU is the only South Dakota Board of
South Dakota State University (SDSU) Collegian
added Feb 1, 2017 19:57
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[South Dakota] Secondhand smoke brings its own problems

The South Dakota Department of Health Tobacco Control Program (SD-TCP) has developed resources to assist rental property owners and managers with adopting smoke-free policies for their buildings. These resources aim to educate rental property owners and
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Jan 28, 2017 21:05
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[South Dakota] City passes pared down outdoor tobacco ordinance

Sioux Falls city council adopted an outdoor smoking policy without an all-out ban and without penalties. The decision didn’t come easy. The council took public input on the ordinance for close to an hour before debating the topic.
KSFY Television ABC (Sioux Falls, SD)
added Dec 7, 2016 17:03
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[South Dakota] Council passes scaled back smoking ban

Nearly an hour and 20 minutes of public input, several lengthy essays from Councilors, and one amendment were all considered as the Sioux Falls City Council took up the second reading of a proposed ban on smoking in all city owned outdoor venues.
KELO 1320 AM / 107.9 FM (Sioux Falls, SD)
added Dec 7, 2016 17:02
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[South Dakota] Sioux Falls Argus Leader Hotel, event center unfazed by outdoor smoking ban idea

It’s been years since the Sheraton Sioux Falls Hotel closed its smoking rooms and forced guests to step outside before lighting up. But if a proposed outdoor public smoking ban takes effect, hotel guests could have to walk up to a quarter mile to get thei
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Oct 9, 2016 14:16
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