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If you enjoy the freedom to light up at a park or beach — or if you gag at the stench of the second-hand smoke — change could be coming. With a push from a Palm Beach County high school senior motivated by her grandfather's death from lung...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- After nearly 20 years, the Knightyme Bar and Billiards in northwest Springfield is shutting down. The owners blame Springfield's smoking ban. They're not the only business blaming the ban for a huge drop in sales. The folks at...
The 25-year-old Baltimore-based law firm Offit Kurman recently formed a pioneering mortgage compliance affiliate, C3 Compliance Consultants, to help lenders across the United States conform with regulations launched this year by the federal Consumer...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsNearly three years later, business owners are surprised by customers' reactions to the smoking ban. A study out Friday shows the ban made no difference in food sales at restaurants in Kansas. The Kansas Health Institute compared sales from the years...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It appears health advocates have little chance of seeing Indiana's smoking ban extended to include bars. That exemption was included in the statewide ban that legislators approved last year and its chief sponsors have filed a...
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Smoking huts outside bars around North Dakota will go the way of horse carriage garages when a new statewide smoking ban takes effect. North Dakota has joined 29 other states in passing a more stringent statewide ban on indoor smoking in public places and...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dennis O'Brien rubs his head as he details ailments triggered by the fungal meningitis he developed after a series of steroid shots in his neck: nausea, vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision, exhaustion and...
One of the state’s most strict smoking bans is already going up in smoke. A group of Johnson County leaders voted this week to repeal a smoking ban that covered virtually every public building in the county. The ban, which was passed last month,...
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Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. And yet advocates say barriers and bias still abound when it comes to one basic human right: To be...
Tribune reporterA coalition of Roman Catholics, Muslims, Mormons, Missouri Synod Lutherans and conservative Anglicans has written to Illinois lawmakers, urging them to reject any legislation that would extend marriage to same-sex couples. In the letter the bishops...
Mark Geinosky may never know why he received 24 unwarranted parking tickets, but the former Orland Park resident finally has some closure in the case. Geinosky said Wednesday that he has reached a settlement to end his federal lawsuit against the city...
The operator of three coal-fired power plants in Maryland has agreed to pay a total of $2.2 million in penalties and fix long-standing pollution problems at the landfills in Southern Maryland and Montgomery County where it disposes of the ash from those...
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