Daily Archives: May 23, 2011

Michigan’s smoking ban: one year later

Just over a year ago, Michigan followed in the footsteps of 37 states when it ditched the smoggy bar atmosphere for a smoke-free environment. Since then, restaurant and bar owners and patrons have had mixed reviews on the ban and its effects on business and lifestyle.

Bill would snuff out Nevada’s smoking ban in bars

CARSON CITY — Lawmakers have introduced a surprise bill to lift the ban on smoking in bars that serve food, a move that might have generated more buzz Friday night if many taverns weren’t already breaking the law.

Snus focus of yearlong study

A University of South Carolina researcher is preparing to answer two questions with widespread implications for the tobacco industry and public-health community.

Reynolds launches campaign to push smokeless product

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is attempting to make lemonade out of the outdoor smoking ban that begins Monday in New York City.