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Minneapolis to Mull Tobacco Shop Smoking

Minneapolis to Mull Tobacco Shop Smoking

Lawmakers in Minneapolis have been asked to consider a proposal that would, if passed, prohibit customers from smoking in any of the city's tobacco shops.

November 11, 2010
Smoking Lawsuit Against Wynn Casino

Smoking Lawsuit Against Wynn Casino

A federal judge recently denied a motion by Wynn Las Vegas attorneys to dismiss an employee's lawsuit that charges the hotel-casino with creating an unsafe work environment by …

October 26, 2010
Long Beach Bans City Park Smoking

Long Beach Bans City Park Smoking

Long Beach City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban smoking in city parks, joining 140 other California communities that have banned lighting up in public outdoor spaces.

October 21, 2010
Fighting to Smoke Outdoors in NYC

Fighting to Smoke Outdoors in NYC

The premium cigar industry is mobilizing against New York politicians who want to ban smoking in much of the great outdoors.

October 11, 2010
Reds Cigar Celebration Under Fire

Reds Cigar Celebration Under Fire

After Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce's dramatic walk-off home run clinched the team's first postseason appearance in 15 years last Tuesday, the jubilant squad did what any …

October 6, 2010
Michigan Bar Owners Organize to Fight Ban

Michigan Bar Owners Organize to Fight Ban

Bar owners in Michigan, fed up with a recently enacted smoking ban they claim is hurting business, have formed a group and are taking steps to fight, and hopefully reverse, the …

September 29, 2010
Hearing in New York, Smoking on Docket

Hearing in New York, Smoking on Docket

A public hearing conducted by the New York State Senate Health Committee will take place this week. "All cigar shops owners are going to be there," said Billy Fakih of the Cigar …

September 20, 2010
Bloomberg Aims At Outdoor NYC Smoking Ban

Bloomberg Aims At Outdoor NYC Smoking Ban

The threat of yet another smoking ban is looming over the heads of cigar-loving New Yorkers, and this time Mayor Michael Bloomberg is targeting the great outdoors.

September 16, 2010
A $3,000 Cigar Butt

A $3,000 Cigar Butt

Ontario politicians want to kick some butt-as in keeping smokers from tossing their cigarette and cigar butts on city sidewalks or highways. Bill 28, the Cigarette and Cigar …

September 10, 2010