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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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[Colorado] Pot proponents pull bar smoking initiative after city promises talks

Denver marijuana proponents are withdrawing a city initiative for "social smoking" after city and business leaders agreed to work with them to develop a better law. "Not until after we collected enough signatures to get this on the ballot did city offici
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Sep 5, 2015 19:46
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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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[Louisiana] Gov. Bobby Jindal signs bills for tax exemptions, gambling

• Senate Bill 210 by state Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, temporarily exempts cigars and pipe tobacco sampled at a convention from state tobacco tax. The legislation targets the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association convention pla
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 20, 2013 19:31
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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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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fair taxation  just so much cigar smoke

what’s a Pennsylvania budget without some special-interest favoritism? Lawmakers rejected a tax on cigars while raising or establishing taxes on all other tobacco products...tobacco lobbyists have spent millions of dollars in Harrisburg warding off the ci
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 13:44
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Tobacco Foes Push Oversight of Luxury Cigars by FDA

“We know that premium cigars have health risks, they cause cancers they have cardiovascular implications and so on,” Gregg Haifley...“Why should a product that has known disease health consequences be exempt from a factual scientific warning label?”
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 10, 2014 17:36
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[Maine] Portland committee backs smoking ban in parks

But the committee declined to pursue a ban on smoking in private clubs.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jul 20, 2012 03:34
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Tobacco Industry Works to Block Rules on E-Cigarettes

The e-cigarette and cigar industries have enlisted high-profile lobbyists and influential congressional allies...documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:18
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Premium cigar bill: Another tax break for Big Tobacco / Maintaining high tobacco prices keeps Minnesotans from smoking, according to Raise it for Health

Members of Raise it for Health, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health and nonprofit organizations, responded today to discussion of House File (HF) 1544 in the House Taxes Committee. HF 1544, sponsored by Representative Jim Nash (R-Waconia), would red
PR Newswire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:22
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