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[California] State Assembly: Raise tobacco use age to 21

One of the more passionate denouncers was Assemblyman Donald Wagner (R-Irvine) who questioned why the state should increase the minimum age when 18-year-olds are already trusted in their judgement to drive, serve on juries, get tattoos and vote. “I thin
Eureka (CA) Times-Standard
added Mar 4, 2016 14:01
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California Lawmakers Approve Bill to Raise Tobacco-Purchase Age to 21

setting it on the path to be the first major state to adopt the measure....As the nation's most populous state, California's adoption of a higher tobacco-purchase age will have big effects. It is expected to reduce U.S. industry sales by 43 million packs
Dow Jones News Service
added Mar 3, 2016 23:23
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[California] State Assembly approves bill to raise smoking age to 21

The Democrat-controlled state Assembly voted Thursday to increase the minimum age to buy tobacco products in California to 21 from 18, angering Republicans who called it government overreach. In a 46-26 vote, the Assembly sent the bill to the state Senate
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Mar 3, 2016 22:22
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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette ban won't apply in some pubs and bars under new Welsh Government plans

amendments passed at the Assembly’s health and social care committee show ministers have now produced a list of places where the ban would apply. So-called vaping would only be allowed in pubs that serve drink but do not serve food as well, and where una
WalesOnline (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 16:16
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D.C. briefly legalizes pot-smoking in private clubs — then reverses itself

For a brief time Tuesday, the D.C. Council embraced a new, much more relaxed version of marijuana legalization, voting to allow pot smoking at rooftop bars, sidewalk patios and most any other place a city resident declared to be a private pot club. That
Washington Post
added Jan 8, 2016 22:03
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[District of Columbia] WASHINGTON D.C. LEGALIZES SMOKING POT IN PRIVATE CLUBS FOR 30 MINUTES — THEN REVERSES THE DECISION

The Washington D.C. Council voted to allow smoking pot at rooftop bars, sidewalk patios, and almost any other place a city resident declared to be a private pot club, according to the Washington Post, before reversing the decision after less than half an
Inquisitr
added Jan 8, 2016 22:02
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[Missouri] St. Louis checking up on bars to see if they're complying with expanded smoking ban

"Health department staff are beginning to meet with previously exempted bars to remind them of the sunset and help them to establish an outdoor smoking area, should they choose," Crane said on Monday. In 2011, the city adopted the smoking ban, but allo
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 5, 2016 19:28
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[Missouri] Judge Halts Enforcement of City Smoking Ban

victory for the smaller bars in St. Louis...Given a five-year exemption after the city's ban initially went into law, the bars and their owners were irked that the city had carved out a permanent exemption for the deep-pocketed casinos, but not them.
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Dec 30, 2015 23:22
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[Indiana] Smoking ban dispute heads to Supreme Court

The Indiana Supreme Court wants to hear more from Hoosier Park about why patrons at its Winner’s Circle off-track betting parlor in Indianapolis should be allowed to light up when smoking in public is otherwise generally banned by city ordinance.
Indiana Lawyer
added Dec 30, 2015 22:42
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[Missouri] St. Louis bar asks judge to block city’s smoking ban

A south St. Louis bar is asking a circuit court judge to block the city’s smoking ban. Herbert Krischke’s The Trophy Room, 5099 Arsenal St., and other bars were granted a five-year exemption from the city’s smoking ban, which went into effect in 2011.
St. Louis (MO) Business Journal
added Dec 29, 2015 22:45
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