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Statewide smoking ban: Round 5

Let’s hope that the fifth time is the charm.

For what? The state ought to impose a statewide ban on indoor smoking. No exceptions, please. Everywhere should fall under the rule. 294 more words

State News

Time to revisit smoking ban?

Recently, I had lunch with a friend at a downtown Amarillo restaurant.

The diner has been around for many years. I walked in, greeted my friend Gary, who then said, “Sorry about the cigarette smoke in here.” 249 more words

Local News

Is 2015 the Year Kentucky’s General Assembly Passes a Statewide Smoking Ban?

For WFPL News
Published: December 18, 2013


FRANKFORT — Could 2015 be the year a statewide smoking ban finally passes? With both House and Senate committee chairs ready to sign onto the ban, and a growing popularity among Kentuckians, the prospects are looking better than ever. 631 more words


Car Smoking Ban

I have a confession: I smoke. Not only do I adore a fag, every time I think of quitting, the latest government wheeze to make us stop reignites my passion. 251 more words


Closing time? A British pub, a pint, some tax and no cigarettes

Today there was much consternation in the UK media about the results from a new report from The Institute of Economic Affairs about the reasons why pubs have been closing in the UK. 2,141 more words

Public Health

Tecumseh preparing to go smoke-free in many outdoor spaces

Tecumseh is poised to tighten its non-smoking policy to include an enhanced definition of smoking just weeks before its smoke-free outdoor spaces bylaw comes into effect on Jan. 456 more words


Q & A with non-smokers about campus smoking ban

Dylan Haviland - General Assignment Reporter 

Erik Cerone and Kamal Shaham are both sophomores at SCSU, Cerone’s major is economics while Shaham focuses on computer science as his.   239 more words