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[Wyoming] Jones: Look at the science behind tobacco regulation

This is an open letter to Casper voters: those who are sitting on the fence concerning the smoking amendment election on Nov. 3, those who can see both sides and may elect not to vote at all...take a close look at the scientific reasons for regulating th
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Oct 27, 2015 10:24

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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] 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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