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[Iowa] Casinos continue to bet on smoking

Money isn’t the only thing being bet on with Iowa’s newest casino [“A $40 million bet on Jefferson’s new casino,” Aug.1]. Seven years after Iowa’s smoke-free-air law went into effect exempting gaming floors, the state continues to gamble with the health
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 12, 2015 13:37

[Missouri] LETTER: Smoking ban gives city's casinos an advantage over small bars

the St. Louis City Smoke-Free Air Act of 2009 allows casinos, even casinos not yet in existence, to have smoking on their gaming floors for years to come. The ban's five-year sunset clause applies only to small bars. The smoking exemption for city casinos
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 26, 2015 05:42

[Missouri] City's smoking ban exemptions headed for expiration

The smoking ban went into force in 2011 with a set of five-year exemptions. St. Louis County enacted a similar ban the same year. Unless the city changes its law, those exemptions will be gone — turning the city completely smoke-free. Any extension app
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 25, 2015 15:39

[California] San Mateo considers stronger anti-smoking ordinance

City Council voiced support Monday night for banning cigarette smoking in all multifamily dwellings and public parks as well as "public service areas" where people congregate such as bus stops and ATM and movie theater lines.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 22, 2015 12:19

[California] San Mateo moves toward more stringent smoking ban: Ordinance considers e-cigs, marijuana, smoking in multi-unit apartments

a proposed ordinance that would include banning cigarette smoke in all multi-family dwellings as well as within a 30-foot to 50-foot radius and prohibit any kind of smoking — which includes marijuana — in public parks and service areas such as ATMs, bus
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jul 22, 2015 12:18

POLANSKY: Why the Touchstone loophole in Disney's new movie smoking policy is important

The one Disney film label unnamed in Disney’s policy update is Touchstone, which it uses to release PG-13 films from DreamWorks... Other major studios’ tobacco depiction policies also do not cover these sorts of arrangements either, giving the studios th
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2015 22:05
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[Texas] Smoke-free ordinance faces final vote at Waco meeting

Compared with the current smoking ordinance passed in 2009, the new smoke-free ordinance eliminates exemptions for bars and pool halls, as well as for separately ventilated smoking areas inside restaurants and other businesses.
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jul 19, 2015 11:54


A complete smoking ban in all Austrian restaurants and other food providers has been passed by the national authorities. It will start on May 1st, 2018. Hotels and other accommodation services will have the option to provide strictly separated smoker roo
Tourism (cz)
added Jul 13, 2015 10:00

[Austria] Smoking ban bill to become law

Austria’s parliament will pass a new bill on a complete smoking ban on Wednesday - which will come into force in May 2018. The ban covers smoking in “all public places where food and drinks are manufactured, sold and consumed" and affects many restauran
The Local Austria (at)
added Jul 13, 2015 09:58

After Comic-Con: The Evil Empire’s Minions (ALEC) Come to Town

The right-wing bill mill known as the American Legislative Council will be bringing together (July 22-24) corporate lobbyists and state legislators from around the country to plan for the coming year.
San Diego Free Press
added Jul 10, 2015 10:30
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