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[South Dakota] Senate OKs smoking definition to include hookah

He said the legislation will provide “a clear definition of smoking” that will allow all establishments to be treated in conformance with the state’s smoking ban. The vote was in favor 31-3. Voting no were Republican Ryan Maher of Isabel and Democrats A
Mitchell (SD) Daily Republic
added Feb 16, 2013 16:43
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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] State appealing ceremonial tobacco policy change

South Dakota corrections officials are appealing a federal judge's decision to reverse its policy banning the use of tobacco in Native American religious ceremonies.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 14, 2013 20:40
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Businesses find loopholes in South Dakota law banning smoking

Two years after taking effect places like Ike's Bingo, in North Sioux City, have cut a long hole in wall that's covered by a soffit. Smoker's are happy because they don't have to go outside, and it's legal. Some lawmakers blame loose wording for the loo
KTIV TV Channel 4 (Sioux City, IA)
added Jan 23, 2013 02:56
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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] Council tables hookah rules

The Rapid City council tabled discussion Monday on a proposed hookah ordinance that would impose strict rules on Rapid City's two hookah lounges.
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Dec 4, 2012 18:07
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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] HARMS: Smoking law is working

Two years later, the numbers are in and it's already working. The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations released statistics that show the number of heart attack hospitalizations dropped 6 percent from before the health care law (2009) to a
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Nov 13, 2012 09:41
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[South Dakota] SD goes tobacco-free

After Thanksgiving, South Dearborn Community School campuses should be added to the growing list of places where people are prohibited to use tobacco products.
Dearborn County (IN) Register
added Nov 13, 2012 03:05
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[South Dakota] State smoking ban results in 20 citations in 2 years

Bar owners and pub patrons appear to be complying with an indoor smoking ban, state data show. The Argus Leader reports (http://argusne.ws/TzXdXt ) South Dakota's voter-approved smoking ban started two years ago.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 11, 2012 21:40
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