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Missouri Lawmakers vote to continue smoking in offices

Missouri lawmakers defeated a proposal Tuesday that would have banned smoking in all Capitol offices. Smoking is already prohibited in hallways and legislative chambers, but not offices. A House rules committee heard testimony from three high school stu
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 11, 2017 13:08
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[Indiana] No rush to duplicate South Bend's smoking ban

A smoking ban that recently took effect in South Bend hasn’t caused a scramble to follow suit among elected officials in Mishawaka, St. Joseph County and Elkhart County. Smoking of tobacco of any kind is now banned in all South Bend workplaces, includin
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jan 8, 2017 23:53
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[Texas] Weslaco, Donna ban smoking

Thanks to the approval of the Weslaco and Donna city commissions on Tuesday, smoking will be prohibited in restaurants and bars — except outdoor seating areas — located in said communities. This extends to public places such as shopping malls, retail sto
Brownsville (TX) Herald
added Jan 8, 2017 14:36
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[Colorado] New year ushers in pilot smoking ban at county service centers

Beginning New Year's Day, no tobacco products will be allowed at the Citizens Service Center or Centennial Hall campuses as part of a pilot program aimed at cutting health risks. The ban includes traditional cigarettes, as well as e-cigarettes and chewi
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Dec 31, 2016 16:50
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[Georgia] EDITORIAL: Non smoking: May that trend continue to grow

There is no argument that the use of tobacco can and does cause numerous health problems, especially as it relates to cardio-pulmonary issues. Many private companies now don’t allow smoking on their properties. ?Moultrie City government will not hire sm
Moultrie (GA) Observer
added Dec 30, 2016 16:19
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[Canada] Jailhouse smoking struggle continues

A local correctional officer who’s been fighting for over three years to include provincial jails in the Smoke-Free Ontario Act is taking his fight to the next level. Keith Berry, a 31-year veteran correctional officer at the St. Lawrence Valley Correc
Brockville (Ont) Recorder and Times (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 14:00
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[Ohio] Smoke-Free Workplace Law takes effect in NR Jan. 1: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville

Keeping its healthy initiative for the New Year, the city of North Ridgeville's Smoke-Free Workplace Law (Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3794) goes into effect Jan. 1. Now might be a good time to make that New Year's resolution to quit smoking.
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Dec 24, 2016 14:12
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[Nevada] E-cigarettes removed from banned list for county workers

Nye County commissioners voted last week to remove the devices, commonly called e-cigarettes, from the list of tobacco products that are prohibited within any building owned, leased and utilized by Nye County.
Pahrump (NV) Desert Valley Times
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10
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[Ohio] Many smokers tattled on, despite law's success

complaints about smoking continue to pour in and are on track to exceed 2,100 in 2016, according to state records. Some complaints describe alleged smoking law violators such as a probate court judge accused of smoking in his office or a lodge with a $1
Newark (OH) Advocate
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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[Australia] Philip Morris gets gold star from gender watchdog

Philip Morris may be causing “untold harm” to Australian families, “causing deaths from cancer, lung and heart disease”, but according to the government, it’s a pretty great place to work...has been given a gold star by the federal government’s Workplace
Townsville Bulletin (au)
added Dec 9, 2016 14:16
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