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September 28, 2005
By Aaron L. Morris
Smoking and health concernsThe harmful effects of cigarettes on smokers have been well documented since the 1950s.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
January 1, 2004
By Trevor R. Martin
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
November 1, 2003
By Trevor R. Martin
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
September 16, 2011
By Dr. Brad Rodu
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.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Health Care
June 13, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
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.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
November 7, 2014
By Dr. Brad Rodu
As early as 2004, various medical journals published articles claiming that small-community smoking bans resulted in nearly immediate reductions in heart disease.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
March 1, 2009
By Phil Britt
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.
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June 27, 2007
By Erin Murphy
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.
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June 3, 2005
By Ralph Conner
Dear Editor: A smoking ban looms over Chicagoland, threatening to rain down new regulations on restaurants, bars, and their customers.
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June 15, 2009
By John Nothdurft
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.
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Taxes
Government Spending
 

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