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[Oregon] Senate Votes to Stop Using Tobacco Prevention Dollars to License Smoke Shops

voted 16-13 to make smoke shops pay a user fee to cover the cost of their own licensure.... The money to certify the businesses and inspect them for compliance? Well, that was taken from the fund designed for tobacco prevention to deter kids from smoking.
The Lund Report
added Jul 1, 2015 12:06
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[Australia] Allowing snacks in smoking areas at SA hotels disappointing, waters-down regulations: Cancer Council

says it is disappointed the South Australian Government has backed down from a commitment to make all hotel outdoor eating areas smoke-free by the middle of next year. Health Minister Jack Snelling said venues with designated areas for smokers would be a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 27, 2015 10:26
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[Indiana] Court strikes down smoking in Hoosier Park's Winner's Circle

A recent Indiana Court of Appeals ruling has removed the smoking exemption at Hoosier Park Winner's Circle Pub and Grille in downtown Indianapolis. When the smoking ban was originally put in place, betting sites like Winner's Circle were exempted, meaning
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Jun 26, 2015 21:54
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[Georgia] 10 years after smoking ban, percentage of bars and restaurants using exemption has doubled

“I have no reason to think that things have changed,” Michael Eriksen, an author of the study, told Georgia Health News. “While the law is well known and well accepted, restaurants have figured out how to work within the law and allow smoking,” said Eri
Florida Times-Union
added Jun 26, 2015 12:03
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[Australia] E-cigarette: NSW Parliament clamps down on electronic cigarettes, but loopholes remain

to minors will be outlawed, their use in cars with children present will be banned and marketing of the controversial devices will be overhauled after stringent new laws passed...But e-cigarettes can still be used in enclosed spaces such as cafes and on p
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 25, 2015 20:54
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[Indiana] LETTER: Indy should expand smoking ban

The bar owners want a level playing field for all establishments, which doesn’t seem like too much to ask. The easiest solution is for Indianapolis to expand the smoking ban to include gambling establishments and all public spaces. With smoking prohibite
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jun 25, 2015 09:54
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AUDIO: Oregon Lawmakers Look To Cigars For More Revenue

Analysts say lawmakers could expect to raise a smokin' $5 million per year in extra revenue if they move ahead with a plan to remove the current cap of 50-cents per cigar in state taxes. Democratic House Speaker Tina Kotek said the cap means cigar aficio
Northwest News Network (PBS)
added Jun 23, 2015 11:14
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Smoking Allowed In Many Restaurants, Bars in Georgia

"The increase in smoking-allowed establishments may be attributed to the increase in the percentage of establishments permitting smoking in designated dining areas and the large percentage of establishments that permit smoking in outdoor areas," research
University Herald
added Jun 22, 2015 16:41
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Despite Smokefree Air Act, Smoking Allowed In More Restaurants And Bars In Georgia, Research Shows

“The increase in smoking-allowed establishments may be attributed to the increase in the percentage of establishments permitting smoking in designated dining areas and the large percentage of establishments that permit smoking in outdoor areas,” the auth
Georgia State University School of Public Health
added Jun 22, 2015 12:58
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[Maryland] Vaping advocate says Howard council should take inspiration from Baltimore law

Howard County should follow Baltimore's lead and allow bars and restaurants to choose whether or not to allow vaping, rather than banning the practice altogether, the leader of an association of vaping businesses told the County Council Monday night.
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jun 21, 2015 16:44
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