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[Missouri, Nebraska] Business of a Smoking Ban, Part II

Finally, after six different amendments to the ordinance, Lincoln went 100 percent smoke-free indoors. "The sales came back strongly and actually have exceeded what some of the expectations would be," Halstead says.
KQTV St.JoeChannel (St. Joseph, MO)
added Feb 18, 2013 21:49
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[Oklahoma] VIDEO: Debate Rages On Controversial Ordinance Regarding Smoking Ban

State Sen. Kyle Loveless says he wants to help businesses that allow smoking. He plans to add an amendment that would "grandfather" these restaurants in, so that if their local governments ban smoking, their establishments wouldn't be penalized.
KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Feb 18, 2013 11:25
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[Illinois] Ind. appeals court upholds Evansville smoking ban

The court issued the 16-page ruling Friday, rejecting arguments by local bars and fraternal organizations that the ban is unconstitutional because it doesn't treat them the same as a local Ohio River casino where smoking is allowed and it endangers the r
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 16, 2013 16:46
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[Indiana] VFW POST 2953, et al, v. CITY OF EVANSVILLE (PDF)

The Fraternal Organizations did not show that the Ordinance violates Article 1, Section 23 or Article 1, Section 9 of the Indiana Constitution. The trial court did not err in denying Fraternal Organizations’ request for a declaratory judgment.
IN.gov (Official Website of the state of Indiana)
added Feb 16, 2013 21:34
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[Indiana] VIDEO: Evansville smoking ban stays

Friday, the Indiana Court of Appeals upheld the decision to keep that ban fully in effect. Smoking is not allowed inside bars, taverns and private clubs in Evansville with the exception of Casino Aztar.
14 WFIE (Evansville, IN)
added Feb 16, 2013 16:47
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Washington State's Proposed Legislation Would Again Allow Public Smoking

The House Committee on Business and Financial Services has scheduled a hearing this Thursday, February 14 on legislation that would create a loophole in the voter approved, Initiative 901 and once again allow smoking in public places and places of employ
KNDU TV Channel 25 (Kennewick, WA)
added Feb 17, 2013 14:24
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[Iowa] Hopes for casino smoking ban left smoldering

What's new: A Senate subcommittee discussed a bill Tuesday that would lift the exemption. Health groups backed the measure, while casino operators voiced opposition What's next: The subcommittee chair said she planned to schedule a follow-up meeting aft
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Feb 13, 2013 15:45
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[Netherlands] MPs say yes to extending smoking ban to all cafes and bars

A small majority of MPs voted on Tuesday afternoon for a motion to reinstate a complete ban on smoking in restaurants, bars and cafes. Small bars and cafes run by their owners have been exemp
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 14, 2013 08:54
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[Maryland] County Council Passes Outdoor Smoking Ban

won't apply on the county's Falls Road golf course in Potomac or in county-owned or leased buildings that already include private residents. But it will apply to parks, around recreation centers and outside county buildings. Smoking is already banned ins
BethesdaNow
added Feb 13, 2013 13:35
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[Missouri] Casino GM fights smoking ban on gambling floor

Critics of a proposed smoking ban in St. Joseph are questioning why the gambling floor at St. Jo Frontier Casino would be exempt while bars and restaurants would be forced to go smoke-free. The casino's general manager counters that revenues would drop 2
Park Hills (MO) Daily Journal
added Feb 12, 2013 12:02
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