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Oregon Senate approves bill that curbs the growth of hookah

SALEM –After a heated and emotional debate, the Oregon Senate today passed a bill that limits the growth of hookah lounges in hookahOregon but delays implementation of the law, opening the door for more lounges in the coming weeks.

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.

Smoking ban defeated among many bills

Business continues at a fast pace as lawmakers work through lengthy committee hearings and floor calendars. This brief summary includes some of the legislative action recently taken by the State Senate and House of Representatives.

Trademark rights to extinguish plain packaging bill?

Australia - The content of the government’s release on the draft plain packaging Bill offers few surprises.cigarette smoker

What is holding Up Passage of the Tobacco Control Bill?

The number of tobacco users in Ghana increases by the day, despite the health implications associated with it. Compared to the tobacco plantwestern countries, where most people smoke tobacco due to the excessive cold weather, smokers in Ghana have other reasons for smoking – either for pleasure or to get rid of an excessive nasty smell – which they later get addicted to.

Nigerian Tobacco Control Bill

As the elections inch closer, the Senate last week passed a bill that will eventually give Nigeria one of the strongest anti-tobacco Money-Cigarettelaws on the continent. Sponsored by Olorunimbe Mamora, a senator (Lagos East) on the platform of the Action Congress of Nigeria, the bill is called the Nigerian Tobacco Control Bill.

Bill Prohibiting Flavored Tobacco Dismissed in Utah

A Bill, would have banned statewide sales and consumption of all tobacco products that taste or look like candy, was sponsored by flavored tobaccoPaul Ray, R-Clearfield was considered last week in Utah. The Utah Business and Labor Committee voted down the bill by 4 votes to 8 during the final hearing of the bill held in the committee room where many anti-tobacco advocates cheered for the ban.

Smoking ban bills could affect Big Country business

Smoking is not allowed in most public places in Abilene, but about 10 miles south of town, patrons of the Bar-B-Que Barn in Buffalo Smoking banGap are still permitted to pull up a bar stool and light a cigarette.

Bill to ban smoking on LIRR platforms gains support

Several Long Island legislators have hopped aboard the no-smoking train, supporting legislation that would ban smoking on all outdoorsmoking aut Long Island Rail Road platforms.