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[Wyoming] Price tag for Casper smoking ban vote: $10K-$25K

After the council's decision on Tuesday to support a repeal of the ban on March 5, the council revisited the smoking ordinance at a monthly meeting Friday. If the council repeals the smoking ordinance with three readings by April 2, and if enough signat
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Feb 25, 2013 01:44

[Wyoming] Price tag for Casper smoking ban vote: $10K-$25K

A special election to decide the fate of Casper's public smoking ban could cost the city anywhere from $10,000 to $25,000, according to City Council documents. After the council's decision on Tuesday to support a repeal of the ban on March 5, the counci
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Feb 23, 2013 21:10

[Wyoming] Thought the Casper smoking ban campaigns ended? Think again.

The Casper City Council’s informal agreement Tuesday to repeal the city smoking ban dismayed both smoking ban supporters and some opponents. The action is expected to result in a public effort to reinstate the ban through referendum.
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Feb 21, 2013 19:06

[Wyoming] LETTER: WMC opposes repeal of smoking ordinance

Wyoming Medical Center Board of Directors and Administration strongly urge the members to keep the ban in place. We believe that it saves lives and reduces disease in Casper.
Casper (WY) Journal
added Feb 21, 2013 17:34

New Study Says Fewer Wyoming Students Drinking and Smoking

The Wyoming Department of Health along with the Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center have just released a survey showing significant declines in junior high and high school students saying they use alcohol and tobacco.
added Feb 21, 2013 17:23

[Wyoming] Casper considers smoking ban options

In a significant turn-around, the Casper City Council has agreed to review, and possibly rescind, a controversial citywide smoking ban passed just last year.
Casper (WY) Journal
added Feb 19, 2013 12:47

[Wyoming] Casper City Council will reconsider smoking ban

After six months of council discussions, four-hour meetings and a failed referendum effort, the Casper City Council wants to reconsider the public smoking ban. In light of its reported effect on local bar and business owners, who in January reported los
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Feb 13, 2013 12:51

[Wyoming] Casper councilman quits Tipsy Limo to avoid conflict on smoking ban repeal

Casper City Councilman Keith Goodenough has dissolved his Tipsy Limo business so he can vote to repeal the public smoking ban. Goodenough abstained from the vote in June 2012 because of his business, which involved taxiing people to and from bars in a l
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Feb 4, 2013 13:26

Wyoming Cigarette Tax Increase Snuffed Out

A House bill to increase the state tax on cigarettes 167% was defeated earlier this week. The current tax on a pack of cigarettes in Wyoming is 60 cents; House Bill 199 sought to raise that amount by $1 to $1.60, with the entire increase going to Medicai
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:41

[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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