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[Missouri] Petitions filed to put smoking ban with exemptions on ballot in St. Charles County

A petition drive largely financed by Ameristar Casino turned in signatures Wednesday aimed at spurring a countywide vote in November on a smoking ban that would exempt the casino and many bars and restaurants.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 9, 2012 13:10
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[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: Toomey pushes to exclude large and premium cigars from FDA regulation

In Valley visit, senator pushes his measure that would bar regulation of large and premium smokes.
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Aug 8, 2012 20:30
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[Indiana] Beech Grove Considers Tougher Smoking Ban

The city council is considering a ban like the one recently passed in Indianapolis. It makes in smoking bars illegal, but allows it in private clubs -- places such as the American Legion, Moose, Eagles and VFW.
WIBC 91.3 FM (Indianapolis, IN)
added Aug 8, 2012 17:45
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Broader ban: Piecemeal curbs on workplace smoking could work

Mr. Frankel wants to amend state law so counties or municipalities would have the power to set tougher smoking regulations than the state law. . . . has merit, and it just might have a greater chance of success. Quitting isn't easy, but it is possible.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 29, 2012 14:03
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Pennsylvania's smoking law effects debated

Health advocates: Pennsylvania's no-smoking law has too many loopholes
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 27, 2012 13:41
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[Missouri] LETTER: St. Charles residents should be protected from all secondhand smoke

Ameristar Casino and bar owners have banded together to create a bogus ordinance called the St. Charles County Nonsmoker Protection Act. They are using their employees to gather enough signatures to place the ordinance on the ballot this November. To get
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 26, 2012 02:33
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[Indiana] Evansville attorney announces intent to file federal lawsuit against city over smoking ban

On behalf of local tavern owners and private clubs, Evansville attorney Les Shively said he’s filing a federal lawsuit against the city in response to Evansville’s smoking ban. Shively said he plans to file the suit in the Southern Indiana U.S. District
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Jul 20, 2012 15:53
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[Indiana] VIDEO: Evansville Smoking Ban Headed to Federal Court

WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added Jul 20, 2012 15:52
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[Maine] Portland committee backs smoking ban in parks

But the committee declined to pursue a ban on smoking in private clubs.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jul 20, 2012 03:34
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[California] SF Considers Strict Outdoor Smoking Ban -- Except For Medical Pot

Smoking anything other than medically-prescribed marijuana at San Francisco street fairs, festivals and other outdoor events held on city property would be banned under new legislation before the Board of Supervisors.
Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jul 20, 2012 02:30
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