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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

[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

[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

[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

[Wyoming] ‘Smoking Ban Loaded,’ repealed by council, next step is second and third readings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

[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

[Wyoming] Casper smoking ordinance returns to center stage

An ordinance allowing smoking in Casper bars could be struck down again if a petitioner who has been fighting the law can verify about 60 signatures necessary to put the issue to a public vote. Kimberly Holloway and her attorney, Mary Ann Budenske, have
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Aug 5, 2015 14:27

[Wyoming] Casper couple sues vapor cigarette dealer

Joshua and Allison Seel are suing a local vapor cigarette company after the battery in one of the devices allegedly exploded in Joshua Seel's left pant pocket, burning his leg and genitals, according to the lawsuit filed Tuesday. “These batteries are ext
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added May 25, 2015 22:59

[Wyoming] Making the move to smoke-free

The restaurant’s move to smoke-free is part of a campaign to make Sheridan healthier. The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention for Sheridan County, the Prevention Management Organization of Sheridan County and the Wyoming Department of Health have spe
Sheridan (WY) Press
added Feb 7, 2015 12:50

Wyoming lawmakers defeat cigarette tax hike

A bill that would have more than doubled the state tax on cigarettes was rejected Wednesday by lawmakers. The House Revenue Committee voted 8-1 to defeat House Bill 173.
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Feb 5, 2015 10:55
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