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[Missouri] City Exempts 7 Businesses From Indoor Smoking Law

Seven Springfield businesses have been granted exemptions to the Smokefree Air Act of 2011, city health officials announced Thursday. The exemptions came about after the City Council approved modifications to the indoor smoking law, to allow smoking at
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Aug 16, 2012 20:21

[Europe] Casino Plan Runs Into Opposition in Spain

New York Times
added Aug 16, 2012 12:09
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[Australia] Health minister's gamble as casino high roller smoking ban voted down

The New South Wales Health Minister, Jillian Skinner, has defended the state government's endorsement of smoking in the high-roller room at Sydney's Star casino, but left open the door for a ban in the future.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 16, 2012 11:44

[Missouri] St. Charles County voters may see competing smoking bans on November ballot

St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 15, 2012 14:28

[Thailand] PANDEY: The wrong kind of smoke signal

the Kuala Lumpur branch of Mandarin Oriental should do what is right for a bulk of its customers, who by the way are non-smokers, before someone gets the idea to take the hotel to court for violations of their rights.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:28

[Switzerland] Federal Council against tougher smoking law

Health minister Alain Berset says the Federal Council is against a new initiative to toughen smoking laws. Berset told reporters today that the government thinks current laws do enough to protect against second-hand smoke. 88.4 FM IN GENEVA (WRS) (ch)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:03

[Spain] EuroVegas smoking law leniency 'worries' European Commission

SPECULATION that smoking laws may be relaxed to allow customers to light up in the planned EuroVegas complex in order to maximise trade have caused 'concern' within the European Union. (es)
added Aug 14, 2012 20:58

[Pennsylvania] BONAVITA: Toomey's cigars stance puts jobs and votes ahead of public health

Toomey is on the wrong side of this issue. So is Scarnati. If tobacco is so lethal that its manufacturers had to pay billions to states, then the feds should regulate all forms of tobacco, not exempt the forms that provide votes for incumbents or campai
Dubois (PA) Courier-Express
added Aug 12, 2012 18:24

[Missouri] Anti-smoking groups in St. Charles County disagree with proposed smoking ban

If the petition, dubbed the "Non-Smoker Protection Act" makes it onto the ballot in November, Ameristar Casino and many of the bars and restaurants on historic Main Street would not be affected at all. "Obviously they didn't think the voters would be in
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 11, 2012 14:39

[Missouri] Petitions submitted seeking St. Chas. Co. vote on smoking ban with widespread exemptions

Voters could see two smoking ban measures on the November ballot with one exempting the Ameristar Casino and many bars and restaurants.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 11, 2012 14:37
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