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Outdoor Smoking Banned in New York City

Outdoor Smoking Banned in New York City

Smoking your cigar in a public park or beach in New York City has just been banned.

February 2, 2011
New York Village Bans Outdoor Smoking

New York Village Bans Outdoor Smoking

The incorporated village of Great Neck, New York is the first municipality in the Empire State to ban smoking outdoors.

January 12, 2011
Spain Bans Smoking Across Country

Spain Bans Smoking Across Country

The largest consumer of Cuban cigars in the world has banned smoking in its bars, restaurants, cafes and most public enclosed spaces.

January 4, 2011
Illinois May End Casino Smoking Ban

Illinois May End Casino Smoking Ban

Faced with declining gambling revenues, Illinois lawmakers are set to vote on a pair of bill proposals that would reprieve part of the state's smoking ban and allow lighting up in …

December 31, 2010
Warning Posters Coming Down in NYC Cigar Shops

Warning Posters Coming Down in NYC Cigar Shops

A judge has ruled that New York City's graphic and gruesome anti-smoking warning labels violate federal law.

December 30, 2010
Indiana Lawmaker Wants Smoking Ban

Indiana Lawmaker Wants Smoking Ban

Indiana state Representative Charlie Brown, D-Gary, has filed paperwork to introduce a bill at next year’s General Assembly that calls for the prohibition of smoking in all public …

December 13, 2010
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