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[California] SF Considers Strict Outdoor Smoking Ban -- Except For Medical Pot

Smoking anything other than medically-prescribed marijuana at San Francisco street fairs, festivals and other outdoor events held on city property would be banned under new legislation before the Board of Supervisors.
Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jul 20, 2012 02:30
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[Oregon] House Kills Steiner Hayward’s Smoke Shop Certification Bill

Rep. Brent Barton led six moderate Democrats to join with Republicans to support the cigar lobby, helping them to avoid paying any fees to the state for their certification, and perpetuating an unseemly state policy that steals money from the tobacco pre
The Lund Report
added Jul 4, 2015 11:33
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Prof. Banzhaf Concerned FDA Considering Exempting "Fat Cat Smokes" / Loophole for Premium Cigars Could Explode, But Help Senators, He Says

agency's apparent willingness, as set forth in its notice, to exempt from all regulation the tobacco product apparently most used by and closely associated with so-called "Fat Cat Smokers,"...By coincidence, this probably include some members of Congress
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Apr 29, 2014 12:35
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[Pennsylvania] BONAVITA: Toomey's cigars stance puts jobs and votes ahead of public health

Toomey is on the wrong side of this issue. So is Scarnati. If tobacco is so lethal that its manufacturers had to pay billions to states, then the feds should regulate all forms of tobacco, not exempt the forms that provide votes for incumbents or campai
Dubois (PA) Courier-Express
added Aug 12, 2012 18:24
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AUDIO: Oregon Lawmakers Look To Cigars For More Revenue

Analysts say lawmakers could expect to raise a smokin' $5 million per year in extra revenue if they move ahead with a plan to remove the current cap of 50-cents per cigar in state taxes. Democratic House Speaker Tina Kotek said the cap means cigar aficio
Northwest News Network (PBS)
added Jun 23, 2015 11:14
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[Indiana] Bar owners challenge Indy smoking ban

Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments in the latest challenge to the Indianapolis smoking ban Monday ... Liford said the ban is not fair because it allows certain specialty businesses, like tobacco bars, to continue to allow smoking while forcin
WXIN-TV Fox 59 (Indiannapolis, IN)
added May 20, 2015 06:48
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[Nebraska] Cigar bars near OK to smoke — though they never really quit; bill now in Ricketts' hands

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
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 21, 2015 22:59
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[Australia] Gaming areas escape smoking bans

the State Government in NSW has confirmed new smoking bans will not affect outdoor gaming areas. The new legislation, passed in NSW Parliament on Tuesday night, will ban smoking in outdoor areas such as bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks, swimming po
The Shout (au)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:29
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[North Dakota] As statewide ban goes into effect, patrons still smoking at Fargo business

there’s still smoking inside the JT Cigarro building. Dana Coulter, owner of the cigar lounge and Skky Bar, told The Forum on Wednesday that he had discovered a “loophole” in the comprehensive smoking ban and was planning on letting customers continue to
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Dec 8, 2012 15:10
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[Thailand] PANDEY: The wrong kind of smoke signal

the Kuala Lumpur branch of Mandarin Oriental should do what is right for a bulk of its customers, who by the way are non-smokers, before someone gets the idea to take the hotel to court for violations of their rights.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:28
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