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[Missouri] St. Louis County rethinking smoking ban exemptions

Councilman Mike O'Mara said he will introduce a measure Tuesday in an effort to "level the playing field" for businesses that must comply with the ban while their competitors do not. "I've heard from too many owners of bars and restaurants who have conv
Southeast Missourian
added Jan 14, 2013 10:06
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[Missouri] Push in St. Louis County Council to ban smoking in casinos

On Friday, that tweak turned into a call for a major alteration as O’Mara announced he would introduce legislation at Tuesday’s council meeting to remove all exemptions from the ban, including those for the county’s two gambling venues, River City Casino
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 13, 2013 23:45
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[Texas] Forney City Council agenda includes possible smoking ordinance

The council previously discussed a possible smoking ordinance on May 1, 2012, and requested that the city's attorney write a proposed smoking ordinance for review.
InForney.com
added Jan 8, 2013 10:59
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Groups create Tobacco Free Indiana coalition

A newly formed statewide coalition, Tobacco Free Indiana, will work to further decrease the state's smoking rate and continue fighting against efforts to weaken Indiana's smokefree law.
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jan 8, 2013 01:29
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[Texas] City works to spread word about smoking ban

It’s April 17. Denton’s smoking ban officially goes into effect 120 days after it was passed, according to city spokeswoman Lindsey Baker. The city staff is talking about how to get the word out to area businesses, some of which may not realize they a
Denton (TX) Record-Chronicle
added Jan 7, 2013 05:16
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[Australia, Togo] 'Deal' cut over NSW smoking laws: Greens

smoking is now outlawed at locations such as children's playgrounds, public transport stations, sporting fields, public pools and entrances to NSW public buildings. But NSW Greens MP John Kaye said a "deal" with ClubsNSW prevented the anti-smoking measur
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 7, 2013 04:42
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[Massachusetts] Health board considers revising tobacco policy

The Sharon Board of Health discussed draft regulations Dec. 17 aimed at raising the legal age to buy tobacco products in town. Members also talked about whether Sharon could legally ban the use of tobacco in private clubs, such as fraternal organizations
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 6, 2013 14:32
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[Indiana] Six months in, state smoking ban has some fans, some critics

Restaurants with bars have an option. If they choose to allow only customers who are 21 or older, they can continue to permit smoking within the establishment. The bar must also not be within a business where smoking could affect other patrons, such as a
Merrillville (IN) Post-Tribune
added Jan 6, 2013 14:19
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Indiana's statewide smoking ban gets mixed reviews

But it has exceptions for bars, gambling facilities, cigar and hookah bars, tobacco retail stores and nonprofit private clubs such as fraternal and veterans organizations. While some customers are delighted with local bars that have gone smoke-free, some
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Jan 6, 2013 14:17
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[California] LETTER: GALLEGOS: Secondhand smoke drifts regardless of scale

The health of the citizens of Glendale has been sold out to private retail tobacco interests ... I hope voters will remember this action next spring when Friedman and Najarian are both up for reelection to the City Council.
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jan 4, 2013 14:56
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