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[Wyoming] Editorial board: Right to allow public to decide on smoking ban

We’re concerned that valid signatures were incorrectly disqualified back in 2013. ...The smoking issue should have been put to the public years ago, and we're glad it will finally happen. This also gives the truest representation of what Casperites want
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Sep 28, 2015 14:37
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[Wyoming] Special election will determine fate of Casper smoking ban

In a reversal from its position last week, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously decided to leave the matter to voters. On Sept. 15, the Council took the first of three votes to remove the smoking ban outright. Council members on Tuesday decided to ca
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Sep 23, 2015 18:27
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[Wyoming] Council moves to repeal smoking ban

The Casper City Council is fast tracking repeal of the city’s 2012 smoking ban ordinance, potentially setting up a special election on the long-controversial issue. The council is advancing the timeline to end the ban primarily out of concern for bar ow
Casper (WY) Journal
added Sep 21, 2015 19:56
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[Wyoming] Casper smoking ban repeal vote revives petition talk

City Council moved to repeal a smoking ban passed in 2012. During the past three years, cigarettes have been alternatively banned, permitted and banned again as different City Councils passed and then tinkered with the smoking ordinance. The first ban pa
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Sep 19, 2015 23:21
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[Wyoming] TWO YEARS AGO What the editorial board said Sept. 17, 2013: It didn't have to be this way

The issue is now mired in technicalities and has nothing to do with smoking. Instead, the issue hinges on a technicality — the verifiability of signatures on a ballot...we wonder if whatever decision is reached will have any credibility since the smoking
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Sep 17, 2015 17:26
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[Wyoming] Casper City Council moves to repeal smoking ban

The Casper City Council took the first steps Tuesday night to lift a smoking ban on all public places, rather than set a special election to decide the matter. The two-hour discussion on smoking, which included comments from about 20 Casper residents
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Sep 17, 2015 17:29
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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] Casper bars again smoke-free after council vote

Under a technicality in state law that left city leaders with no other choice, the City Council here Tuesday voted unanimously to suspend the section of the city's smoking ordinance that allows people to light up in bars. The decision comes days after c
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Sep 19, 2015 23:22
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[Wyoming] Council Will Suspend Modified Smoking Ban On Tuesday

the city clerk on Thursday verified the Keep Casper Smoke Free group gathered enough valid signatures to demand a referendum on the 2013 ordinance that relaxed some of the rules of the 2012 ordinance banning smoking in buildings. In the next few weeks, co
KTWO (K2) (Casper, WY)
added Sep 5, 2015 18:08
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[Wyoming] Court rules Casper wrong to exclude pro-smoking ban petition signatures

A judge on Tuesday ruled the Casper city clerk acted “arbitrarily and capriciously” in determining who to disqualify from a petition to reinstate the city's full smoking ban. The city will wait to review the court’s written decision before choosing how
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Sep 19, 2015 23:24
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