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[West Virginia] Deborah Brown: Don’t let Legislature weaken worker health safeguards

The West Virginia Senate has voted to create exemptions for certain types of establishments from local smoke-free regulations, stripping the public and workers of protections... join the American Lung Association in calling for the West Virginia House of
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Mar 5, 2015 10:53
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[Montana] Mont. High Court Rules Casino Smoking Shelters Break Air Act

Montana Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the owners of two Great Falls casinos did not comply with the Montana Clean Indoor Air Act when it built enclosed ventilated shelters for smoking patrons.
Law360
added Feb 27, 2015 17:22
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[West Virginia] W.Va. smoking ban exemption bill dies in House

Legislation that would have given bar owners an avenue to obtain an exemption to the Berkeley County Board of Health's indoor clean-air regulation to allow smoking at their establishments died Friday in a House committee.
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Feb 22, 2015 15:05
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[Texas] Health panelists resign as Irving council exempts businesses from smoking ban

But a grandfather clause in the new law exempts several existing business from the ban. The 6-3 vote to pass it prompted abrupt resignations from city health board members and rebukes from advocates who have spent months pushing for a total, immediate ba
Dallas Morning News
added Feb 22, 2015 10:55
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[Nebraska] Legislature Establishes Smoking Exemptions

The Nebraska legislature overwhelmingly approved a bill Friday that would restore certain exemptions to a statewide smoking ban. The bill was aimed at fixing a portion of the law which the state supreme court ruled unconstitutional last summer. Legisl
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Feb 21, 2015 23:00
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[Nebraska] Cigar bars near OK to smoke — though they never really quit; bill now in Ricketts' hands

If Gov. Pete Ricketts signs the bill that cruised through with a 45-3 vote Friday in the Nebraska Legislature, cigar bars will have skirted the dire consequences that had been predicted months ago. Ricketts likely will take the five days he has to decide
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 21, 2015 22:59
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[Iowa] Smoke-free Cedar Rapids casino remains iffy

Once again this year, the state’s anti-smoking forces are back at the Iowa Legislature to seek among other things a ban on smoking at Iowa’s 19 state-licensed casinos. This year’s new wrinkle comes from legislators who represent the city of Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Feb 21, 2015 22:24
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[Texas] VIDEO: Irving City Council Votes To Ban Public Smoking With Few Exceptions

have passed a 6 to 3 vote approving an ordinance that would ban smoking in all public places in the city except for 8 restaurants and 1 bingo parlor....The chairmen of the city’s Board of Health along with 2 other colleagues resigned immediately as a resu
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Feb 21, 2015 10:23
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[Texas] Irving council prepares to vote on contentious smoking ban

After months of debate and failed proposals to update a partial ban that passed in 2006, the council is poised to make a decision on a law that would outlaw smoking in nearly all remaining public spaces — eventually.
Dallas Morning News
added Feb 19, 2015 11:33
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[Michigan] Rochester joins communities with e-cigarette ban

This latest ordinance, passed unanimously by Rochester City Council on Feb. 9, prohibits selling or otherwise providing minors with e-cigarettes as well as their possession by minors. It also forbids minors from furnishing e-cigarettes to other minors.
Daily Oakland (MI) Press
added Feb 18, 2015 16:16
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