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No Outdoor Ban for Sarasota

No Outdoor Ban for Sarasota

Smokers in the Sarasota area can breathe a little bit easier with the news that Sarasota County will not being smoke free, at least not outdoors. It has been ruled that only the Florida Legislature can enact such a ban. This is a big deal as more and more public smoking ordinances have been taking [...]

January 9, 2013 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Boise Bar Owners Adapting to Smoking Ban

Boise Bar Owners Adapting to Smoking Ban

Boise Idaho is one of the many places across the country that has put a ban on public smoking, even in bars and restaurants. While in some places the bans have been met with applause and welcomed by non smokers but in Boise both side of the fence are somewhat bothered by the bans as [...]

August 14, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Santa Monica Smoking Ban Fails

Santa Monica Smoking Ban Fails

Many smokers in Santa Monica had been bracing for the ban on residential smoking in apartments and condominiums but it seems that the bracing was for nothing. After a long period of protesting the measure it has been decided to not go through with the intrusive ban which would have forced smokers who still wanted [...]

July 25, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Santa Monica’s Apartment Smoking Ban Is Sparking Outrage

Santa Monica’s Apartment Smoking Ban Is Sparking Outrage

We recently reported on a new Santa Monica law which would prevent apartment tenants from smoking in their apartment. While the law does allow for current tenants who smoke to continue smoking if they declare that they smoke in their apartment, it would prevent new tenants from being able to smoke. The law has sparked [...]

July 14, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 1

Mobile, Alabama Smoking Ban Struck Down

Mobile, Alabama Smoking Ban Struck Down

Public smoking bans aren’t going away anytime soon, but if other states and cities started to follow the example of Mobile, Alabama, then at least some common sense can be applied to them. A measure that would have banned all forms of public smoking failed to get enough votes, primarily because of the argument of [...]

July 11, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Kansas Universities Unlikely To Totally Ban Smoking

Kansas Universities Unlikely To Totally Ban Smoking

More and more colleges across the country are enacting total bans on cigarette and tobacco use on campus. This has been met with much frustration from students who rely on smoke breaks to ease tension between exams and classes. However, the general attitude among both experts as well as students is that enforcing a total [...]

July 6, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 1

Delaware Expands Smoking Ban Areas

Delaware Expands Smoking Ban Areas

Much to the annoyance of smokers, Delaware has decided to expand the areas covered by the public smoking bans. Places such as zoos and beaches are now off limits as far as smoking is concerned. The given reason for the ban’s increase in areas covered by it was to promote a healthier environment and keep [...]

July 5, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Public Housing Could Be Hit With Smoking Bans

Public Housing Could Be Hit With Smoking Bans

It was one thing when states decided to ban smoking in public places, and it was another thing when privately owned apartment complexes banned smoking, but now it seems that people who live in public housing are going to have to find a new place to smoke as well. Several cities across the country are [...]

July 5, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Smokers Are Not Bad People

Smokers Are Not Bad People

A recent ordinance has declared that no tobacco use of any kind will be allowed. This means that no cigarettes, e cigarettes, or smokeless tobacco will be allowed. The given reason was to make adults be better role models to children. In other words it was not a matter of public health but rather appearance. [...]

July 3, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 1

Smokers’ Rights Group Sues To Have No Smoking Signs Removed

Smokers’ Rights Group Sues To Have No Smoking Signs Removed

A smokers’ rights group is suing the New York Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation in order to have no smoking signs removed from parks and other areas of outdoor recreation. They are suing saying that the signs are a form of harassment towards smokers despite the fact that, at least at this point, [...]

July 3, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0
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