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[Indiana] ALSOP/DIXON: COMMUNITY COMMENT: Eliminate inequality in smoking ban

The Evansville ban has created an unequal competitive environment to our neighboring counties favor, a boon for them and a bust for us. And yes, adults are still freely smoking at the Casino, in local smoke shops (the ones whose primary purpose is to sel
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Mar 10, 2013 11:58

[Missouri] Kennett residents to vote on smoking ban in businesses

The Kennett City Council approved a ballot measure that would ban smoking in businesses. ... Kennett Mayor Jake Crafton said the measure exempts establishments like bars, where alcoholic beverages make up the majority of sales.
added Mar 9, 2013 22:19

Tobacco Firms Save $1 Billion With Kitty Litter in Cigars

Their secret: Using fillers such as the clay found in cat litter or stuffing the products with more tobacco to tip the scales in their favor. The heavier weight let the companies sidestep a 2,653 percent increase in a federal excise tax, taking advantage
Bloomberg News
added Mar 1, 2013 14:00

There is kitty litter in your cigarette / And it's helping tobacco companies avoid up to $1.1 billion in taxes

A dozen tobacco companies have avoided as much as $1.1 billion in taxes by using fillers (like the clay found in cat litter) to make their cigarettes heavier, exempting them from a 2,653 percent increase in a federal excise tax on non-”large cigar” tobac
Salon Magazine
added Mar 1, 2013 13:34

[Utah] Cigarette tax loophole goes up in smoke

The House voted 60-10 to pass SB36, and sent it to Gov. Gary Herbert for his signature. It will begin taxing cigarettes that are made by any rolling machines capable of making 150 cigarettes in less than 30 minutes.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Feb 28, 2013 04:37

[Missouri] Objections Aired to City Smoking Law

After a discussion at Tuesday evening’s meeting, the council directed City Counselor Mark Piontek to prepare an amendment that would let the Missouri Meerschaum corn cob pipe factory allow smoking in part of the building only for “demonstration” of its p
Washington (MO) Missourian
added Feb 24, 2013 20:51

[Wyoming] LETTER: WMC opposes repeal of smoking ordinance

Wyoming Medical Center Board of Directors and Administration strongly urge the members to keep the ban in place. We believe that it saves lives and reduces disease in Casper.
Casper (WY) Journal
added Feb 21, 2013 17:34

In South Dakota prisons, Indian inmates get to smoke — for religious reasons | The Knowledge Effect

After ruling last year that the South Dakota prison system violated the rights of incarcerated Native American tribe members when it imposed a blanket ban on all inmate tobacco use, a federal judge has issued guidelines regarding appropriate use.
Thomson Reuters
added Feb 21, 2013 16:54

[UK, UK-Wales] Smoking ban: Doctors say exemption 'won't help film industry'

Doctors' leaders in Wales claim there is no evidence the film and TV industry would benefit if actors were allowed to smoke in dramas. They have urged assembly members not to scrap a ban on smoking on set.
BBC Online
added Feb 21, 2013 11:56

[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Include e-cigarettes in Ky. smoking ban

E-cig marketing touts the freedom and liberty (a la the Marlboro Man of yore) bestowed by their products, but really e-cigs are emerging as just another way for the cigarette-makers to addict Kentuckians — and their elected officials.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 19, 2013 18:47
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