Category: Smoking Bans

Smoking Banned at Outdoor Beach

Anti-smokers have longed complained about dealing with second hand smoke in enclosed areas. As their momentum has picked up, they are now targeting smokers who choose to light up out of doors. promised landA lot of people heading to Pennsylvania state park beaches to cool off are finding some of them are smoke-free including Promised Land State Park in Pike County and Locust Lake State Park in Schuylkill County.

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California Bill Would Ban Smoking in Apartments, Condos

California Bill Would Ban Smoking in Apartments, Condos

It’s move-in day. You’re sitting in the great new condo you just bought. And suddenly you catch a whiff of cigarettes coming from next door. If you’re a healthy-living type, your home-buyer happiness may be gone in a puff of smoke.

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Learn How To Follow The Smoking Laws

Learn How To Follow The Smoking Laws

Smoking laws have changed and been updated over the years to put an unjust burden on business owners. If you are opening up a business you more than anyone needs to be aware of the different laws including those involving smoking.

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NYC Council Bans Smoking In Parks, Beaches

NYC Council Bans Smoking In Parks, Beaches

The city that never sleeps is moving closer to becoming the city that never smokes, or at least the city that highly restricts it.

Nine years after the Big Apple banned smoking in its restaurants, the New York City Council on Wednesday voted to ban smoking in city parks and on city beaches, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in a written statement.

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Kansas Smoking Ban Discussed

Kansas Smoking Ban Discussed

Bob Weeks and Stephen Koranda discussed the recently passed Kansas smoking ban on recent KPTS public affairs television program, Kansas Week.

Isn’t it interesting that state-owned casinos are exempt from the smoking ban?

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Smoking Banned on Galveston Island

Smoking Banned on Galveston Island

Continuing down the slippery slope towards total control and tyranny, the Galveston City Council passed an ordinance banning smoking in bars and restaurants Island-wide, even inside tobacco stores. Galveston’s City Council amended the ordinance language and adopted a comprehensive smoking ban for Galveston Island that prohibits smoking in bars, restaurants, private clubs, and outdoor seating areas. Additionally, smoking is banned within 15 feet of an establishment’s primary entrance. This ordinance will take effect on January 1, 2010.

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Kansas Speedway Smoking Ban

Kansas Speedway Smoking Ban

The Kansas City Star is reporting the Kansas Speedway will ban smoking in the grandstands and all enclosed areas of the complex beginning in 2010.

The policy, however, will not be enforced at the planned Hard Rock Casino & Hotel expected to open on the Speedway grounds sometime next year, with a hotel and other non-gambling amenities expected to start opening by late 2010.

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Smoking is healthier than fascism

Smoking is healthier than fascism

Today’s Anti-Smoking Purge Is Borrowed From The Nazis

A wealth of overlooked yet frightening literature concerning the Nazi crusade against smoking provides a clear parallel to contemporary developments and an alarming warning that state restriction of personal habits is the pre-cursor to dictatorship.

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Ohio Lawmakers Looking To Change Smoking Ban

Ohio Lawmakers Looking To Change Smoking Ban

Ohio lawmakers are looking to change the state’s smoking ban.

State Senate Bill 346 would allow smoking inside some establishments, such as private clubs, outdoor areas and some family-operated businesses.

“It does not say there has to be smoking in a business. It’s up to the family or owners to decide,” said State Sen. Bob Schuler.

The bill’s backers said bars and other establishments have seen a downturn in business since the ban took into effect last year.

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Another Legal Challenge to Omaha’s Smoking Ban

Another Legal Challenge to Omaha’s Smoking Ban

An Omaha pool hall has joined the fight to stop Omaha’s smoking ban.

Big John’s Billiards filed a lawsuit asking a district court judge to overturn the smoking ban.

Attorneys for the business owners say the ordinance is unconstitutional because it gives an unfair advantage to businesses outside the city.

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