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[Wyoming] Lawmakers want to see higher cigarette tax

A legislative panel recommended a tobacco tax increase Tuesday morning to curb the state smoking rate, although it did not weigh in on what that rate should be. Members of the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee also created a fundi
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Oct 21, 2015 00:31
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Thomas: Stop smoking in Casper bars

I urge all to vote no or against the ordinance to prohibit smoking in bars, taverns etc. Make our community smoke-free because this is a health issue much needed.
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Oct 16, 2015 07:43
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[Wyoming] Casper smoking election moved to earlier date

The Casper City Council unanimously decided Tuesday to move up the date of the election that will decide whether to allow smoking in bars. The election will now take place Nov. 3. Previously, the Natrona County clerk had set the election for Nov. 17. B
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Oct 14, 2015 17:28
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[Wyoming] Legislature to consider tobacco tax increase

Lawmakers may consider raising tobacco taxes next year in Wyoming, where smoking rates are higher and taxes lower than the national average. A state account that distributes interest and payments from cigarette companies as a result of a 1998 lawsuit an
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Oct 7, 2015 13:57
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[Wyoming] Date set for Casper smoking ban special election

A special election to decide if smoking should be allowed in Casper bars will take place Nov. 17, the Natrona County clerk announced Wednesday. City Council members last week unanimously decided to allow voters to decide the fate of the smoking ban.
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Sep 30, 2015 16:04
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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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