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Michigan Bar Owners Bounce Lawmakers to Protest Smoking Ban

Some days, politicians could use a drink. But lawmakers in Michigan may soon find it harder to get one.

Keys to effective smoking bans

As it stands now, Kentucky officials have the same problem enacting smoking restrictions as habitual smokers have quitting the habit.

Texas may get indoor smoking ban

AUSTIN - Texas lawmakers have been trying to pass a statewide indoor smoking ban since 2007. This year could be the year it happens.

Florence council passes smoking ordinance

Bismarck now officially bans smoking in bars, truck stops

Bismarck’s bars, truck stops and tobacco shops are now officially smoke-free.City Bar

Bismarck voters approve smoking ban but no smoke huts

Bismarck voters said no to smoking on Tuesday.

Bill Would Expand State’s Smoking Ban At Work

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California was a pioneer in prohibiting tobacco use in the workplace during the 1990s, but the ban left I smoke. I voteloopholes that a state lawmaker now wants to close.

Bulgarian Government to Increase Checks for Public Smoking

The Bulgaria Ministry of Public Health has declared it would extend checks for lighting up in public venues in the evenings and during bulgariaholidays. According to the ministry, checks are initiated as people complain that cigarette smoking regulations in restaurants and other public venues are not followed in the evenings.
Under the regulations, which were implemented on December 19, 2010, business owners have to establish advanced ventilation systems, walls and closing doors in smoking sections designated in bars, restaurants and cafes. The regulations cover all smoking areas established within commercial, public and administrative venues, as well as airports and railroad and bus stations

Rolling back state smoking ban would be a first in U.S.

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House’s vote last week to exempt casinos from the 2008 Smoke Free Illinois Act could lead to a first in the nation’s history – the first time a state has weakened a statewide smoking ban.