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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

[Wyoming] City Council Takes Up Smoking Ban-Morning Update [AUDIO]

Casper City Council listened Tuesday night regarding the smoking ban established in the city. The Wyoming House has defeated a bill that would have allowed the release of names of those charged with sexual assault before they're bound over to district co
KTWO (K2) (Casper, WY)
added Jan 24, 2013 18:28

[Wyoming] Council Says it Will Revisit Casper's Indoor Smoking Ban

All six business owners that spoke in front of council Tuesday – five of whom say they’re affiliated with the hospitality industry – say bottom lines have been negatively impacted since the ban went into effect last September.
KTWO (K2) (Casper, WY)
added Jan 23, 2013 03:09

[Wyoming] Lobbyists Push For Anti-Tobacco Legislation

If some anti-tobacco lobbyists have their way, Wyoming's tobacco tax could go up $1.00.
added Jan 16, 2013 05:50

[Wyoming] Businesses, residents adjust to impact of Casper's smoking ban

It has been nearly four months since Casper implemented a public smoking ban, and people are still debating the merits and effects of the measure.
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jan 1, 2013 11:33
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