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Smokefree advocates fight pre-emption laws that limit regulations on tobacco use in Tennessee

There are pre-emption laws on the books that basically state that local municipalities — on the city and county level — can’t go further than pre-existing state laws....Mamudu said in his article “Tennessee’s Smokefree Policy: It’s Time for Local Control
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Dec 15, 2014 00:47

President Obama: Regulate All Tobacco Products by April 2015

FDA must close this gap to stop tobacco companies from targeting our kids with a new generation of unregulated tobacco products.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:40
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[Pennsylvania] City Council Debates Granting Smoking Ban Waivers To 4 Bars

City Council’s Public Health committee this past week debated whether to grant smoking ban waivers to one private club, two gentlemen’s clubs and one neighborhood taproom. Testifying in opposition was the mayor’s Health Commissioner, Dr. James Buehler, w
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Dec 7, 2014 17:27

DOJ Banning Smoking in Federal Prisons / Only exemptions for ‘religious reasons’ and staff

All federal prison inmates will be prohibited from smoking, unless they receive a religious exemption. Staff will also still be able to smoke in designated areas. The government said they are moving forward with the regulation, which goes into effect in
Washington Free Beacon
added Dec 5, 2014 17:24

[Missouri] Several more smoking ban cases loom

The St. Joseph City Council’s decision to leave a 1993 smoking ordinance on the books, which contradicts the city’s smoking ban, continues to create problems. In the six months since the smoking ban went into effect, several establishments, including Unc
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Dec 4, 2014 21:20

[Pennsylvania] Four more places seek smoking exemption

Two strip clubs, a bar, and a fraternal organization are seeking indoor smoking permits - a request health and tourism officials have implored City Council to deny. Smoking at bars and restaurants has not been allowed in Philadelphia since 2007, when th
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Dec 4, 2014 19:45

[Maryland] FEDDER/BROWN/PENNINO: Don't fall for tobacco industry e-cigarette smokescreen

No one should have to choose between their health and a paycheck. Which is why, with all that is still unknown about the dangers of e-cigarette use, we must put public health first and prohibit the use of these unregulated products in all workplaces, incl
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Dec 4, 2014 06:48

[Maryland] City amends zoning to allow for cigar lounge

Laurel City Council voted to amend its zoning law last week, paving the way for a cigar lounge to open on Main Street. The approved ordinance created a special exception allowing "tobacco retail and smoking lounge" to be a permitted use within certain co
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Dec 3, 2014 21:18

[Maryland] BROOKLAND: Misguided e-cigarette bill could make Baltimore the 'city that vapes'

It is hard to understand the rationale of the Baltimore City Council in passing a law that prohibits the use of e-cigarettes in all workplaces but carves out an exception for restaurants, bars and casinos....vetoing this reckless e-cigarette bill
Baltimore (MD) Business Journal
added Dec 1, 2014 13:23

[Maryland] E-Cigarette Bill Could Weaken Smoke-Free Law

Baltimore City is on the fence with whether the use of e-cigarettes should be allowed in public places. As Pat Warren reports, city council passed the bill under protest from a certain organization. The American Cancer Society wants the mayor to veto the
WJZ 13 (Baltimore, MD)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:54
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