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[New York] Celebrate NYC's Smoking Ban Birthday By Lighting Up In This SoHo Bar

Circa Tabac, a sultry SoHo jazz lounge that owner Lee Ringelheim said remains a smoking stronghold thanks to a legislative loophole. According to Ringelheim, the bar, which opened in 1998 at 32 Watts Street, was given an exemption on the basis that 10 pe
The Gothamist [Blog]
added May 7, 2013 09:25

[Kentucky] Tobacco company entitled to exemption for inventory-in-transit

In Pinkerton Tobacco Company, LP v. Department of Revenue, KBTA, File No. K11-R- 20, Order No. K-23033, (March 27, 2013), the Kentucky Board of Tax Appeals’ (“Board”) held that Pinkerton Tobacco Company, LP (“Pinkerton”) was entitled to an exemption from
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 30, 2013 16:58

[Kansas] Eagle editorial: Close casino smoking loophole

If tribal and privately owned casinos around the country insist on allowing smoking, that’s their business – though behind the times and bad for the health of their employees and customers. But it is Kansans’ business that state-owned casinos continue to
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Apr 30, 2013 15:44
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[Missouri] State bill could lead to St. Charles exemption from county smoking ban

St. Charles could exclude the city and the Ameristar Casino from any future countywide smoking ban if the city set up its own health department. That’s among ramifications of a bill pending in the Missouri Legislature. The bill, which recently won Hous
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 29, 2013 00:29

[UK-Scotland] Supermarkets will continue to display cigarettes despite a Government ban in their filling stations

A LAW coming into force tomorrow bans the display of tobacco in large shops in Scotland but petrol stations typically operate in a way that means they don’t need to comply until 2015.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Apr 28, 2013 23:37

[Massachusetts] TRANSCRIPT: E-Cigarettes Bring Smokers Back Inside, For Now

Freedom to puff on an e-cigarette indoors might sound great to smokers sick of looking like aging hoodlums in doorways, but e-cigarette fans shouldn't necessarily get used to it. Local governments are already taking steps to limit e-smoking in places whe
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Apr 28, 2013 18:54

[Mississippi] MCCOMB, Miss.: Proposed broader smoking ban draws comments

The McComb Board of Selectmen has heard from local residents on a proposal to broaden the city's no smoking ordinance. ... However, smoking is permitted in restaurants that have a bar with a separate ventilation system.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 26, 2013 21:39

[Missouri] St. Charles proposes new smoking ban exempting Ameristar's gambling floor

The St. Charles City Council is tackling a smoking ban proposal once more, this time they have an exemption. The Mayor of St. Charles, Sally Faith admits the city wants to protect Ameristar's bottom line with this potential smoking ban.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Apr 26, 2013 06:07

[Canada] Smoking ban exemption for First Nations

The Penticton council has amended the smoking regulation bylaw in progress to include an exemption for the traditional First Nations cultural use of tobacco in aboriginal ceremonies. ... On March 4, the council gave the first three readings to the bylaw
First Perspective (ca)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:51

Law would allow some easing of Michigan's smoking ban

A bill is being introduced in the Michigan House that would make some changes to the state's smoking ban to allow for a little more leeway in how restaurants, bars, and private clubs can operate. State Representative Doug Geiss says that the ban we have
WKZO 590 AM (Kalamazoo, MI)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:40
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