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

Smoking will indeed be allowed at downtown’s aristocratic Missouri Athletic Club — despite city law expressly barring it in private clubs with employees. As expected by some and feared by others, health director Pam Walker has dismissed the city’s charge
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 15, 2012 18:38
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[Washington] Roll your own cigarette store find loophole to open back up

President Obama signed a part of the Highway Transportation Bill . . . So Alexander and other owners across the country found a loophole with the help of lawyers, changing the store fronts from retail locations to Private Member Only Clubs.
KNDO-TV (Yakima, WA)
added Sep 14, 2012 07:40
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[Spain] Adelson Chooses Madrid Over Barcelona for New Casino

Esperanza Aguirre, president of Madrid's regional government, recently urged the national government to make concessions requested by Mr. Adelson, including some tax exemptions and an easing of restrictions on smoking in public spaces. Tomás G&oa
New York Times
added Sep 10, 2012 02:14
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[Missouri] St. Charles Co. smoking ban could be tough or lax, depending on November vote

If the plan withstands a likely court challenge, voters will first encounter a proposal for a countywide ban on smoking in enclosed public places and places of employment. They then would vote on a proposition that would exempt any facility where all pa
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 3, 2012 04:59
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EDITORIAL: Loopholes in Tobacco Regulation

The F.D.A., which has the authority to extend its jurisdiction to cigars and other tobacco products any time it wishes, should move to eliminate flavored cigars and other manipulative practices as soon as it has enough evidence. As for the disparity in t
New York Times
added Sep 1, 2012 20:54
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