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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
added Feb 13, 2013 13:35

[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

[South Carolina] Loophole lets youths puff away on electronic cigarettes

A legal loophole allows South Carolina youths to possess a popular tobacco substitute, but the law soon could catch up with the trendy product. The South Carolina Youth Tobacco Law prohibits merchants from selling or giving anyone younger than 18 any to
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Feb 10, 2013 21:36

[Missouri] Bar owners weigh in on move to eliminate smoking ban exemptions in St. Louis County

CLAYTON • Bar owners talked about freedom, fairness and personal responsibility as they spoke out Wednesday about a proposal before the St. Louis County Council to eliminate almost all exemptions to the countywide smoking ban.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 7, 2013 09:12

Senate Democrats go after tobacco tax loophole to increase revenue

A group of Democratic senators introduced a bill Thursday that would close tax loopholes for tobacco companies, generating $3.6 billion in revenue over 10 years.
The Hill
added Feb 1, 2013 16:37

[Missouri] Call for "All or Nothing" on St. Joseph's Proposed Smoking Ordinance

The public is sounding off Thursday night about a proposed smoking ban. It is the second in a series of public meetings at City Hall. The proposed ordinance would ban smoking in all indoor place with exceptions being made for bars with fewer than 49 sea
KQTV St.JoeChannel (St. Joseph, MO)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:19

[Indiana] City won't negotiate settlement in lawsuits opposing indoor smoking ban

No settlement will be negotiated in lawsuits filed by owners of taverns and private clubs challenging Evansville’s indoor smoking ban, the city’s attorney has said. The litigation was filed in July in U.S. District Court. Although representatives of both
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Jan 30, 2013 10:59

[Minnesota] Senators seek to close 'little cigar' loophole

Sens. Kari Dziedzic, DFL-Minneapolis, and Carla Nelson, R-Rochester, introduced bills to close what they say is a loophole in state laws that allows these tobacco products to be sold at lower prices, and to be flavored, making them appeal to younger smok
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 28, 2013 22:52

[Bangladesh] Health leaders warn that designated smoking areas threaten public health

Local and international experts warned this week that designated smoking areas in restaurants and workplaces, as allowed in Bangladesh’s proposed Bill for Amending Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act, 2005, will threaten the health of citizen
Asian Tribune
added Jan 26, 2013 05:14

Businesses find loopholes in South Dakota law banning smoking

Two years after taking effect places like Ike's Bingo, in North Sioux City, have cut a long hole in wall that's covered by a soffit. Smoker's are happy because they don't have to go outside, and it's legal. Some lawmakers blame loose wording for the loo
KTIV TV Channel 4 (Sioux City, IA)
added Jan 23, 2013 02:56
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