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[South Dakota] NSU Student Vote On Smoking Ban Has Low Turnout

Students at Northern State University have voted in favor of banning smoking on the Aberdeen campus, though only 10 percent of students voted. The university says the vote late last week was 247 in favor and 116 opposed. More than 3,600 students are enr
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 25, 2013 17:07
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[South Dakota] Smoking ban taken to vote

Northern State University students will vote this week whether to ban smoking from campus, a student representative said Monday at a faculty senate meeting.
Aberdeen (SD) American News
added Mar 24, 2013 19:51
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[South Dakota] Smoking ban taken to vote

Northern State University students will vote this week whether to ban smoking from campus, a student representative said Monday at a faculty senate meeting.
Aberdeen (SD) American News
added Mar 19, 2013 02:11
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[South Dakota] House rejects bill to include hookah lounges in smoking ban

A bill that would have have included hookah lounges in a statewide smoking ban was narrowly rejected Tuesday by the House of Representatives. The legislation would have added a definition of smoking that is missing from South Dakota’s laws that bans smok
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Mar 6, 2013 14:59
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In South Dakota prisons, Indian inmates get to smoke — for religious reasons | The Knowledge Effect

After ruling last year that the South Dakota prison system violated the rights of incarcerated Native American tribe members when it imposed a blanket ban on all inmate tobacco use, a federal judge has issued guidelines regarding appropriate use.
Thomson Reuters
added Feb 21, 2013 16:54
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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] 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] 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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