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[Kentucky] Statewide smoking ban passes Ky House

passed a statewide smoking ban bill on Friday morning for the first time in its history. House Bill 145, which would ban smoking in workplaces and indoor public places, passed 51-46. But it faces a tough road in the Senate. The measure passed after it w
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 13, 2015 14:27
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[Czech Republic] LN: Czech restaurants trying to soften anti-smoking law impact

Czech restaurant owners are trying to moderate the impact of the law banning smoking in their establishments as of May 31, daily Lidove noviny (LN) writes yesterday. The legislation will apply to some 30,000 pubs, restaurants, cafes and other catering es
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 4, 2017 17:56
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco bill pro business, lacks health considerations:

Noted economist and environmentalist Emil Salim has criticized the tobacco bill... “The bill seems to only focus on the industry side of cigarettes, such as their production, distribution and packaging, while cigarette consumption itself has various impac
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 22, 2015 05:32
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2 exceptions to Nebraska smoking ban struck down

Nebraska Supreme Court has struck down two exceptions to the state's public smoking ban, dealing a blow to cigar bars and tobacco shops, but sparing the exception for some hotel guestrooms that allow smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2014 13:14
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[Alabama] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Tougher smoking ordinance

There's also one especially sticky issue -- the status of Old Havana, a cigar bar that opened last year on Chestnut Street. Banning smoking inside a business whose existence depends on smoking is akin to padlocking the door and posting a "get out of town
Gadsden (AL) Times
added May 6, 2014 08:36
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[Virgin Islands] Smoking ban enforcement begins today

Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Feb 12, 2011 00:00
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[Wyoming] Council moves to repeal smoking ban

The Casper City Council is fast tracking repeal of the city’s 2012 smoking ban ordinance, potentially setting up a special election on the long-controversial issue. The council is advancing the timeline to end the ban primarily out of concern for bar ow
Casper (WY) Journal
added Sep 21, 2015 19:56
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LETTER TO CONGRESS RE: H.R. 662

We are writing to express our strong opposition to H.R. 662, legislation that would exempt many cigars from regulation under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA). The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should retain oversight autho
American Family Physician
added Mar 8, 2015 16:57
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[Indiana] Smoke-free effort burns out ($$)

A proposal for a tobacco-free city went up in smoke on a split vote during Tuesday’s Bedford City Council meeting. In August, the council heard from 32 people during an hour-long public hearing on banning tobacco use within the city limits. State law al
Bedford (IN) Times-Mail
added Oct 9, 2013 12:41
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Trump Taps Cigar Friendly Congressman for Health and Human Services Head

Rep. Tom Price, R-Georgia, has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next secretary of the Department Health and Human Services (HHS)... Price, who is an orthopedic surgeon, is a cigar smoker who supported previous efforts to exempt pre
HalfWheel
added Dec 10, 2016 18:25
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