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[California] County Board Of Supervisors Looks To Close Smoke-Ordinance Loopholes

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is planning to vote on a motion that would create smoke-free zones at all county-owned properties, such as beaches and parks, as well as all outdoor dining areas for restaurants and bars.
KHTS Hometown Station AM 1220 (Canyon Country, CA)
added Oct 15, 2018 22:53
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[Missouri] Stronger St. Louis County smoking ban will be on Nov. 6 ballot – but the results won't be counted

A measure ending exemptions for casinos and more than 90 bars under St. Louis County's seven-year-old smoking ban will appear on ballots here Nov. 6, but the votes on it won't count after an appellate court on Tuesday upheld a lower court's ruling. A co
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 10, 2018 05:39
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[Massachusetts] Coming, but not so soon: cannabis cafes

Cannabis cafes where consumers could enjoy marijuana together may be coming to a small number of Massachusetts cities and towns chosen to participate in a Cannabis Control Commission pilot program, marijuana regulators said Tuesday — though they cautione
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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Florida has never had law against smoking outside public buildings

"In Florida, we have what’s known as the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act," said personal injury attorney Bruce L. Scheiner. He adds that act was amended in 2002, banning smoking inside almost all public places, with a few exceptions. "They have special sm
WZVN ABC7 (Fort Myers, FL)
added Oct 6, 2018 15:45
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[Arkansas] You Ask, We Investigate: Smoking Prohibited at Restaurants in Fayetteville

The ordinance, however, does not cover bars. Under the ordinance, a bar is defined as an establishment that is devoted primarily to the sale and service of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption and where the service of food, if any, is incident
KNWA-TV and KFTA-TV (Fayetteville, AR)
added Oct 3, 2018 18:01
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[Canada] Health groups warn against vaping ads in Ontario convenience stores

Allowing the display and advertising of vaping products in thousands of convenience stores across Ontario will lead to increased nicotine addiction among teenagers, a coalition of health groups warned the provincial government on Tuesday.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 3, 2018 18:54
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A closer look at Florida Constitutional Amendment 9

AMENDMENT 9: PROHIBITS OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS DRILLING; PROHIBITS VAPING IN ENCLOSED INDOOR WORKPLACES...Adds use of vapor-generating electronic devices to current prohibition of tobacco smoking in enclosed indoor workplaces with exceptions; permits more r
Florida Phoenix
added Sep 29, 2018 13:16
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Close the loopholes on indoor air law

The law allows bars to exempt themselves from the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act if food sales make up less than 20 percent of their revenues, and people younger than 18 are prohibited from entering. There once were more than 3,000 such establishments in t
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Sep 28, 2018 14:08
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Snuff out exceptions to smoking law

state law allows about 1,700 such places to continue to expose nonsmoking patrons and thousands of workers to airborne toxins and carcinogens. State Rep. Dan Frankell, an Allegheny County Democrat who has rounded up a great deal of bipartisan support, wa
Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Sep 19, 2018 20:06
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fix error: Ban indoor smoking

the state Legislature maintains exceptions that imperil the health of workers at 1,700 businesses... continue in casinos, in some bars based irrelevantly on the amount of food they serve, and in private social clubs.
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Sep 14, 2018 17:37
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