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[South Dakota] Five years after smoking ban, opinions mixed

Five years after South Dakota voters overwhelmingly approved a ban on smoking in restaurants, bars and casinos, the issue remains divisive, with proponents lauding the improved health of state residents, and detractors claiming the ban led to a business d
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Nov 19, 2015 18:00
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[South Dakota] HALLWAYS: E-cigarette ban

They're touted as being virtually odorless, and e-cigarettes may only emit vapor. But the tobacco alternative may soon be formally banned at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. The ban isn't the result of any potential harm to bystanders from second-hand "
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Dec 27, 2013 22:33
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[South Dakota] Push for smoke-free apartments

Cigarettes and smoking were blamed for more than half the structure fires last year in Sioux Falls, and city officials now are encouraging rental property owners to ban smoking in their buildings. The Sioux Falls Health Department made their pitch to a
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Jun 29, 2013 11:01
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[South Dakota] SD Landlords Consider Smoke-Free Apartments

Thursday at South Dakota Achieve dozens of landlords met to discuss the possibility of having smoke-free apartments. A spokesperson from the American Lung Association was on hand to explain how Sioux Falls landlords can make apartments safer with the s
KDLT (Sioux Falls, SD)
added Jun 28, 2013 11:51
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[South Dakota] Senate passes hookah lounge smoking bill

A bill aimed squarely at hookah lounges sailed through the state Senate on Thursday. The bill, introduced by Sen. Craig Tieszen, R-Rapid City, changes the definition of smoking in state law to include the use of water pipes in hookah lounges, a point of
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Feb 16, 2013 22:12
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[South Dakota] BLANCHARD: Smoke-free effort at NSU questionable

Some folks at Northern State University apparently want the campus to be declared smoke free. . . . Still, every extra pound adds to the national medical bill. Why not declare all public spaces closed to anyone who does not have an acceptable body mass
Aberdeen (SD) American News
added Dec 12, 2012 15:01
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[South Dakota] Prison, Indian inmates disagree on tobacco use

South Dakota corrections officials and an organization of Native American inmates are far apart on their suggested revisions to a prison policy regulating the use of tobacco in religious ceremonies.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 29, 2012 15:39
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[South Dakota] Inmates gain ally in fight to use tobacco in ceremonies

The U.S. Department of Justice is siding with Native American inmates who sued the state in 2009 after they were barred from smoking tobacco in religious ceremonies at the state penitentiary.
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Jul 17, 2012 05:16
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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] Penalities OK'd for underage drinking parties, e-cigarette sales to youth

The House of Representatives voted 60-10 to expand South Dakota’s tobacco regulations to cover e-cigarettes and other devices for delivering nicotine vapor.
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Mar 11, 2014 01:26
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