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[Wyoming] LETTER: Smoking does infringe on rights

Summing it all up, smoking kills people. Killing people is mostly considered illegal and punishable by sentences including death to the perpetrator. Your private property rights do not allow you to damage other people's health without their permission. A
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Aug 16, 2013 01:35
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[Wyoming] EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco group cannot help produce poll on smoking ban

No matter how scientific and unbiased we are told the poll is, allowing one side in this issue to be involved in gathering the data is sure to raise serious questions of the accuracy and impartiality of it. This idea simply does not pass the smell test.
Powell (WY) Tribune
added Aug 15, 2013 19:29
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[Wyoming] City Will Not Recount Rejected Casper Smoking Ban Referendum Signatures

“We believe we met the criteria set forth in the statute of gathering 10 percent of the qualified electors in the city of Casper – they signed their signatures and addresses to our petition and we got the required number,” Holloway said. “We think the ci
KTWO (K2) (Casper, WY)
added Aug 11, 2013 15:51
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[Wyoming] Casper City Council will take final vote to weaken smoking ban Tuesday

The Casper City Council on Tuesday will take its final vote to gut the public smoking ban, including changes that would allow smoking in bars. The city ban took effect in late 2012 for bars, restaurants and private clubs. But after hearing from local b
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jun 17, 2013 12:01
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[Wyoming] Casper Starbucks will follow company's smoke-free zone rules

As the city of Casper mulls the repeal of its public smoking ban, the Starbucks Coffee Co. is turning its patios and entrances into smoke-free zones. Starbucks will no longer allow smoking within 25 feet of its stores, including its two Casper standalon
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jun 2, 2013 10:11
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[Wyoming] Amended Smoking Ban Update

People for and against the amended smoking ban took the podium three minutes at a time and pleaded their cases to the council. At the end of the night council voted 5-4 in favor of passing the amended smoking ban ordinance to it's second public hearing.
KTWO (K2) (Casper, WY)
added Apr 17, 2013 14:29
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[Wyoming] No mass exodus from Casper in wake of public smoking ban

Despite claims that Casper smokers would leave the city to seek refuge in Mills or Evansville, it doesn’t seem that bar crowds have changed much since September. The city’s new smoking ban isn’t driving out many city residents, according to DUI arrest d
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Apr 2, 2013 12:07
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[Massachusetts, Minnesota, Wyoming] As States Draft Budgets, Higher Tobacco Taxes Offer Health and Financial Wins

Tobacco tax increases are a win-win-win solution for states -- a health win that reduces smoking and saves lives, a financial win that raises revenue and reduces tobacco-related health care costs, and a political win because tobacco taxes have the strong
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 28, 2013 17:16
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[Wyoming] Lobbyists Push For Anti-Tobacco Legislation

If some anti-tobacco lobbyists have their way, Wyoming's tobacco tax could go up $1.00.
KGWN TV
added Jan 16, 2013 05:50
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[Texas, Wyoming] Fort Worth joined Casper in debating merits of smoking bans

We learned that Fort Worth residents have recently been caught up in their own smoking ban controversy that at times made Casper's reaction seem rather tame by comparison.
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jun 10, 2012 12:31
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