Headlines Tagged with waivers/exceptions — 5,782 headlines found
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.
Feb 22, 2015 Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Feb 22, 2015 15:05
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
Feb 21, 2015 Dallas Morning News
added Feb 22, 2015 10:55
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
Feb 20, 2015 WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Feb 21, 2015 23:00
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
Feb 21, 2015 Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 21, 2015 22:59
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
Feb 22, 2015 Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Feb 21, 2015 22:24
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
Feb 20, 2015 CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Feb 21, 2015 10:23
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.
Feb 19, 2015 Dallas Morning News
added Feb 19, 2015 11:33
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.
Feb 18, 2015 Daily Oakland (MI) Press
added Feb 18, 2015 16:16
As written, a county board of health would submit an exemption request to a county commission for consideration if (A) only those over the age of 21 are allowed in, (B) at least 10 percent of the business is dedicated to a no smoking area and (C) a venti
Feb 16, 2015 West Virginia Metro News Network
added Feb 17, 2015 11:48
A bill to lift restrictions on riverboat casinos is reopening the debate on whether the state smoking ban should apply to casinos. Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, has introduced a bill to remove casinos’ exemption from the smoking ban.
Feb 13, 2015 Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Feb 13, 2015 16:42