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[Indiana] Bar owners challenge Indy smoking ban

Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments in the latest challenge to the Indianapolis smoking ban Monday ... Liford said the ban is not fair because it allows certain specialty businesses, like tobacco bars, to continue to allow smoking while forcin
WXIN-TV Fox 59 (Indiannapolis, IN)
added May 20, 2015 06:48
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Number of Georgia bars and restaurants allowing smoking has doubled

Georgia's smoke-free law is not comprehensive. It allows restaurants and bars to permit smoking if they deny entry to people under the age of 18 and if designated smoking areas are outdoors or in enclosed private rooms with an independent air-handling sy
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added May 15, 2015 09:36
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[Asia, Malaysia] Smokers want non-smoking sections at restaurants maintained

smokers have urged the Health Ministry to allow restaurants to maintain smoking and non-smoking sections following its planned move to ban the habit in all eateries and parks nationwide. Company executive Benedict Ng said while the move would promote a h
The Star (my)
added May 10, 2015 08:58
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[Asia, Malaysia] Space for smokers sought

Health Ministry is gathering feedback this month on the proposal to set aside 40% of space in non-air-conditioned eateries for smokers, instead of a total ban. Ministry official Dr Nor Aryana Hassan said the suggestion by the Malaysia-Singapore Coffee Sh
The Star (my)
added May 10, 2015 08:57
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[California] Tiki-Ti is closed indefinitely -- but not forever, owner says

The Tiki-Ti has also been one of the few bars in California that still allow smoking indoors — it says that because it’s an owner-operated establishment with no employees, the state’s smoking ban does not apply.
Los Angeles Times
added May 7, 2015 14:12
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EDITORIAL: Going after a good cigar

Congress is considering two pieces of legislation, H.R. 662 and. S.S. 441, to protect both the industry and cigar smokers, who include many rich and famous men...Since premium cigars are not easily accessible to young people like other kinds of tobacco, c
Washington Times
added May 4, 2015 19:08
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[Connecticut] New Haven alders amend anti-tobacco ordinance

strikes language that would have banned all forms of tobacco use on “any other designated city-owned property.” Alder Jeanette Morrison, D-22, added an additional amendment allowing the city to establish dedicated smoking areas within tobacco-free zones.
New Haven (CT) Register
added May 4, 2015 17:26
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New Poll: Americans Strongly Support FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products, Want Limits on E-Cigarettes

Voters strongly oppose efforts by the cigar industry to get Congress to exempt some cigars from FDA regulation and support FDA regulation of electronic cigarettes. ...Fully 81 percent favor the law that gave the FDA regulatory authority over tobacco produ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:40
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[Louisiana] Harrah's Casino asks New Orleans for delay in smoking ban, gets denied

City Council has refused a request from Harrah's Casino to delay the April 22 implementation of a smoking ban in bars and gambling halls. ... the casino wanted the delay so it could have more time to prepare the building and customers for the change.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 10, 2015 16:18
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Without enforcement, UB’s no smoking policy accomplishes little

Although it is impossible to contain tobacco smoke, if it was contained to a handful of areas that are easily accessible for smokers but also easy for non-smokers to avoid, then their experience on campus would be essentially smoke-free and certainly mor
UB Spectrum (University at Buffalo)
added Mar 30, 2015 12:31
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