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[Alabama] Bessemer public hearing on smoking ban set for Monday

The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Bessemer City Hall at 1800 Third Ave. North. Bessemer business owners said they have petitions signed by at least 1,500 people who oppose the city's new smoking ban, which passed in August on a 5-0 vote. The ban wa
Birmingham (AL) News
added Oct 1, 2012 01:46
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[Australia] High Rollers Can Continue to Smoke in Sydney's Star Casino, report Lucky Nugget Casino

Star Casino’s high roller room will remain untouched by the ban . . . Star Casino has assured MPs staff are not forced to work in the high roller rooms, rather they are volunteers and there is actually a waiting list of staff waiting to work in these roo
Business Wire
added Sep 29, 2012 11:53

[California] Glendale Could Have New Smoking Ordinance

Glendale City Council will introduce an ordinance that may require larger-sized outdoor seating areas for bars or restaurants to require larger smoking and non-smoking sections.
added Sep 26, 2012 18:22

[New York] City ban on smoking in lots at parks may end

The amended law will permit smoking in all the parking lots of city parks. And the penalty for persons found violating the law will be reduced from a fine ranging from $100 to $1,000 to simply $20.
Poughkeepsie (NY) Journal
added Sep 22, 2012 07:14

[UK, UK-Wales] Government turn-around on smoking ban could destroy Wales' credibility on public health

ASH Wales has warned that plans to exempt film makers from the smoking ban will destroy Wales' credibility on public health and destabilise smoking legislation across the UK.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 27, 2012 03:12

[Missouri] Doctor blasts St. Louis health director for letting MAC smoke

No other city in the country has enacted a smoking ban and then willingly broken the ban to make an exception for one business, said Dr. Michael Siegel, who has tracked tobacco laws for 25 years. Siegel, a professor at Boston University’s School of Publi
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 19, 2012 16:54

Should hookah bars remain open despite Washington's indoor smoking ban?

The lounges say they’re private clubs, not public venues, so the law doesn’t apply. They all charge some sort of membership fee, typically about $5. That defense doesn’t sway health officials, like Frank DiBiase of the Tacoma Pierce County Health Depart
KPLU 88.5 (Seattle, WA)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:12

[Missouri] Special meeting: County Council now stands by original smoking ban bill

The St. Charles County Council, at a special meeting held the morning of Saturday, Sept. 15, decided to stand by its original bill calling for a charter amendment in the form of a ballot proposition concerning a countywide ban on smoking in enclosed publ
Newsmagazine Network
added Sep 17, 2012 17:30

St. Louis health director drops smoking charges against Missouri Athletic Club

As expected by some and feared by others, health director Pam Walker has dismissed the city’s charges against the gym and social club, following a MAC board decision to limit smoking to seven areas.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 15, 2012 19:00

[Missouri] St. Charles County Council revisits smoking issue

Now that its smoking ban package has been removed from the Nov. 6 ballot by the county elections director, the County Council could decide today to put a different version with exemptions before voters.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 15, 2012 18:56
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