Daily Archives: June 30, 2010

Smoking ban booted by council members

City Council’s meeting was cut short Monday - and a controversial smoking ban abruptly dismissed — after advocates withdrew their support following a series of amendments they said watered down the proposal.

Five States to Increase Cigarette Taxes on July 1

Washington, D.C. - To reduce smoking and combat budget deficits, five states will implement cigarette tax increases on July 1.

Smoking ruling to be on Wed

With only hours before a statewide smoking prohibition is to go into effect Thursday, a Shawnee County District Court judge will issue a ruling today on whether to block the ban in nightspots.