September 28, 2005
Smoking and health concernsThe harmful effects of cigarettes on smokers have been well documented since the 1950s.
September 16, 2011
A number of studies of small populations conclude there is an immediate and significant reduction in the number of persons who die from heart attacks after smoking bans are put into effect.
June 13, 2018
The Alaska Legislature approved a bill that would prohibit the use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes in privately owned spaces such as bars, restaurants, and taxis.
March 1, 2009
Casino operators say a strict smoking ban is the main cause of a sharp drop in casino tax revenues in Illinois.
Illinois’ smoking ban took effect in 2008.
November 7, 2014
As early as 2004, various medical journals published articles claiming that small-community smoking bans resulted in nearly immediate reductions in heart disease.
June 27, 2007
In the June 26 article, “Senate Acts to Curb Phila. Smoking Ban,” Sen. Charles Mcllhinney (R- Bucks) was spot on when he stated that a statewide smoking ban “should not discount individual liberties.
June 3, 2005
A smoking ban looms over Chicagoland, threatening to rain down new regulations on restaurants, bars, and their customers.
June 15, 2009
Senator [Terry] Link seems to think the state's smoking ban did not harm Illinois casinos (June 11, "Smoke could be clearing for casinos"). He's wrong.