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Residents divided on smoke ban proposal

ealth, choice and rights dominated recent discussions before the City Commission on Mayor Chris Boswell’s proposal to extend the smoking ban to all workplaces, including bars, hotels and private clubs and organizations, such as the Elks Lodge, Veterans of
Valley Morning Star (Harlingen, TX)
added Apr 21, 2014 21:39

[Oklahoma] Bill addressing smoking at veterans centers sent to Governor

agreement made in 2013 between the Governor and the War Veterans Commission addressing smoking in Oklahoma’s veterans centers. Senate Bill 1777, by Sen. Frank Simpson and Rep. Pat Ownbey, will permit smoking by the residents of the centers until January 2
Coweta (OK) American
added Apr 19, 2014 09:21

[Illinois] Bill to stomp out smoking on campuses

The Smoke Free Campus Act would prohibit smoking on campuses effective July 1, including offices, residences halls and outdoor areas. However, areas such as enclosed laboratories not open to the public, where smoking is necessary for medical or scienti
The Daily Eastern News-Eastern Illinois Universty Paper
added Apr 18, 2014 10:11

Research letter / Consequences of clean indoor air exemptions in Oregon: the hookah story

this letter, we describe the exemptions in Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Act (ICAA), subsequent proliferation of hookah lounges and associated monetary costs, as well as patterns in youth hookah use. To our knowledge, this is the first such published study i
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:53

[Indiana] E-cigarette users seek exemption from smoking ban

There's a petition circulating in Greenfield asking that people be permitted to "vape" in restaurants. Under the current smoking ban in Hancock County, e-cigarettes are not allowed to be used inside public restaurants and businesses.
WTHR 13 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Apr 9, 2014 15:12

[Canada] Minister clarifies province's smoking policy in seniors homes

In 2009, the province designated some seniors’ buildings smoke-free or sections of them smoke-free. Docherty said the intention was to move slowly in the direction of eliminating smoking from provincial seniors’ homes. “We realize that we can’t have it
Summerside (PEI) Journal-Pioneer (ca)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:50

[Arizona] Flagstaff smoking ban doesn't include e-cigs

But because the ordinance, which took effect in 2005, does not mention e-cigarettes, city spokesperson Kim Ott said city officials believe the use of the devices cannot be banned generally without amending the ordinance. Until or if that occurs, business
Arizona Daily Sun
added Apr 6, 2014 09:11

[Alaska] Soldotna tobacco shop goes viral in smoking ban debate

Since the video was published on March 24, it has received 1,485 views and caught Micciche’s attention. Not only did he call to listen to her concerns, he revised the bill to make freestanding tobacco shops exempt. Micciche said while the bill focused o
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Apr 3, 2014 14:56

[Macau] Assembly to debate full smoking ban in casinos

The Legislative Assembly yesterday gave a unanimous nod to debating amendments to the tobacco control law next month, urging the government to immediately implement a full smoking ban in casinos. Assembly member Ella Lei Cheng I, who tabled the motion, s
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Mar 26, 2014 03:57

Sands, Wynn, MGM May Feel Heat From Macau Smoking Ban

A partial ban on smoking in casinos could disrupt the huge gambling industry in China's Macau, which generated more than $41 billion in revenue last year. Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and MGM Resorts International (MGM), which all have mul
Investor's Business Daily
added Mar 20, 2014 13:34
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