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[Ireland] O'DOHERTY: Finian's rainbow goes up in smoke

McGrath did smokers - and anyone who values personal freedom - a favour when he raised the long dormant issue of smoking in pubs and restaurants. He had been to both Portugal and Germany where there are designated, separate smoking areas in bars, and bot
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 22, 2016 19:44

[West Virginia] At the Capitol: Special session but no budget

Controversy over the bill heightened on Wednesday, when Senate Health and Human Resources Chairman Ryan Ferns, R-Ohio, tried to amend the bill to exempt smokeless tobacco products from the tax increase, a proposal that drew loud objections.
Clarksburg (WV) Exponent Telegram
added May 21, 2016 14:01
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[West Virginia] With Controversial Exemption Withdrawn, Tobacco Tax Hike Set for Thursday Senate Vote

but the 45 cent increase with the exemptions for smokeless products is what can be approved in the House of Delegates, according to the Majority Leader. “If you vote green you are voting for big tobacco. If you vote red you are voting for the health and
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added May 18, 2016 21:20

Cigar Manufacturers and Retailers Will Stop Giving to All Charities – David Garofalo Editorial

will be a crime, punishable by heavy fines and even imprisonment for a cigar retailer or manufacturer to donate a cigar to any and all charities for any reason...A product that is requested most by our men and women in service in foreign lands...Cigar Afi
The Cigar Authority
added May 18, 2016 15:38

NAGY: How to Fight FDA Cigar Regulation

lovers of the leaf can sign the White House petition created by J. Glynn Loope, executive director of the Cigar Rights of America. The petition calls for the Obama Administration to further review the FDA's ruling and reconsider its decision to heavily r
Cigar Aficionado
added May 18, 2016 15:31

[California] AB-7 Smoking in the workplace.(2015-2016)

expand the prohibition on smoking in a place of employment to include an owner-operated business, as defined. This bill would also eliminate most of the specified exemptions that permit smoking in certain work environments, such as hotel lobbies, bars and
Official California Legislative Information
added May 18, 2016 09:50
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban can accommodate exemptions

Reserving a 15 percent portion of a public space for smokers is not an unreasonable concession. Supporters of the ban point to the dangers of secondhand smoke, but those dangers are clearly minimal in the open air of a beach or a park; we’re not talking a (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added May 16, 2016 19:43

[Ireland] McGrath defends 'personal views' on smoking

The newly appointed Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Disability made the controversial remarks over the weekend to much public outcry. Defending his comments on Monday, the Independent TD told reporters: “I have my own personal views a
UTV Ireland (ie)
added May 16, 2016 19:41

Shock as Junior Irish Health Minister calls for smoking in pubs and restaurants

In a head-scratching move Ireland’s Junior Minister for Health, Finian McGrath, who serves in the cabinet, has called for smoking to be allowed in designated areas in pubs and restaurants because smokers are hopelessly addicted. “We smokers have an addi
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added May 16, 2016 19:35

[Missouri] Editorial: Revoke St. Louis County smoking-ban exemptions

after winning voter approval by a nearly 2-to-1 ratio, the county’s “Indoor Clean Air Code” took effect. And so, too, began the exemptions....Protecting public health is a legitimate government concern that outweighs the nanny-state complaints of smoking
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 11, 2016 23:15
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