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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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[South Dakota] State awards $221195 in tobacco disparities grants

The Department of Health is awarding $221,194.85 in grants to reduce tobacco use in the state, it was announced in a news release. The tobacco disparities grants are aimed at reducing tobacco use among populations disproportionately affected with higher
Pierre (SD) Capital Journal
added Aug 29, 2016 21:30
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[South Dakota] Letter: JazzFest great, but curtail smoking

JazzFest in Sioux Falls....While our family appreciates the quality....family’s experience was dampened by the number of individuals who were smoking. This past year, we were unable to avoid the constant secondhand smoke that drifted into our faces.
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Aug 21, 2016 13:07
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[South Dakota] Rapid City scientist promoting smoke-free policies on reservations

Patricia Nez Henderson, vice president of the Black Hills Center for American Indian Health, has been appointed to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to serve a four-year term on special committee to raise awareness on the dangers of smoking
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Aug 20, 2016 15:40
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[South Dakota] SD Inks Tax Collection Deals With Three Tribes ($$)

South Dakota has finalized tax agreements with three tribes under which the state’s revenue department will collect sales, use and excise taxes on the tribes' behalf to enforce tax laws
Law360
added Aug 18, 2016 19:11
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