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[Wyoming] E-cigarette use growing among teens ($$)

They use them in class, in the bathroom, in the hallway and the parking lot. “There probably isn’t a place we haven’t caught someone,” Thunder Basin High School Principal Dennis Holmes said. “They’re easy to hide, and students can be so clever about whe
Gillette (WY) News-Record
added Apr 15, 2018 16:00
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Wyoming House kills tobacco, lodging, wind taxes

House Bill 43, the tobacco tax, sponsored by the Joint Revenue Interim Committee, would have increased the tax rate on tobacco products from 60 cents to $1.60 on, for example, a pack of cigarettes. Jason Mincer, American Cancer Society government relati
Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
added Feb 18, 2018 02:56
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Wyoming lawmakers drop tobacco tax hike proposal

The Joint Revenue Interim Committee decided Friday not to sponsor a bill for the upcoming legislative session to raise the taxes. The panel took no action after several health advocates urged the lawmakers to more than double the state's current 60-cent
Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
added Nov 21, 2015 21:47
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[Wyoming] Motel fire that killed Casper man may have caused by smoking

A fire on Friday at the Topper Motel in Casper that killed a 56-year-old man may have been caused by a lit cigarette.
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 17, 2015 17:22
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[Wyoming] ‘Smoking Ban Loaded,’ repealed by council, next step is second and third readings

After passing the repeal of smoking ban lite on it’s first reading, council was then left to consider the ‘fully loaded’ ban on smoking in the Oil City. Council received an un-familiar praise from Keith Goodenough who commented, “I applaud you for brin
Oil City (Casper, WY)
added Sep 16, 2015 14:01
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[Wyoming] City Asks Court to Throw Out Keep Casper Smoke Free Suit

The group is trying to force the city to review nearly 100 smoking ban referendum signatures that were rejected by city clerk V.H. McDonald ... Keep Casper Smoke Free is accepting donations for its legal defense fund through a crowdfunding website.
KTWO (K2) (Casper, WY)
added Sep 26, 2013 07:42
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[Wyoming] Casper denies recount for smoking referendum petition

Kim Holloway, co-leader of the group Keep Casper Smoke Free, submitted a formal request Tuesday challenging 98 of the dismissed signatures. If they had been valid, the petition would have surpassed the 2,454-signature requirement for a public referendum
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Aug 10, 2013 17:33
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Why criticize someone for health?

How ridiculous to pillory Kim Holloway for her support of Smoke Free Casper ... The back-and-forth adventures of the smoke free ordinance may finally give residents an opportunity to confirm at the ballot box their support for clean air in Casper.
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jul 16, 2013 03:48
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[Wyoming] LETTER: :Don't sign the petition

This issue came up in 1998-99. We, as a community, fought this battle before to the tune of $20,000. Now we are having to fight this battle again, ... this issue started my political career for the City of Casper (city councilmember from 2001-2004). We
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jul 16, 2013 03:47
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Smoking will affect many

The smoking ban was not repealed but amended. There were other misconceptions in this article as well. The amendments to this ordinance do not just affect a few people as was stated, or does it just affect four or five bars in Casper that want to go back
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jun 24, 2013 17:01
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