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May 22, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Following the implementation of a ban on tobacco and e-cigarette use in Novato, California in January, lawmakers in neighboring cities are considering similar bans on tobacco and e-cigarette use in public and private spaces.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
FIRE
December 14, 2012
By John Dale Dunn
Authors of a widely reported article on the health impacts of a local ban on smoking in restaurants claim their research shows significant health benefits, but the data examined in the article show no health benefits at all.Conflicts of InterestRichard D.
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Environment
November 3, 2014
By Matthew Glans
As electronic cigarettes grow in popularity, state and local governments are finding ways to regulate and tax them. Some jurisdictions have decided e-cigarettes and other vapor products should be covered by city or statewide smoking bans.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
September 12, 2008
By John Nothdurft
As President Calvin Coolidge once said, "Ultimately property rights and personal rights are the same thing.
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Taxes
Government Spending
July 13, 2005
By Ralph Conner
According to Joseph Bast, president of The Heartland Institute, “bans on smoking are unfair, unnecessary, and ineffective.
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November 9, 2011
By Steve Stanek
Statewide smoking bans have “little or no measurable immediate effect” on the number of persons who die from heart attacks, according to a new report by medical researchers at two universities.
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July 1, 2008
By Jeremy Richards
Government-imposed smoking bans have been spreading across the United States and around the world in the past two decades.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
September 16, 2011
By Steve Stanek
Statewide smoking bans have “little or no measurable immediate effect” on the number of persons who die from heart attacks, according to a new report by medical researchers at two universities.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
June 29, 2010
By Michael L. Marlow
In this essay, written by California Polytechnic State University professor of economics Michael Marlow, the economic effects of statewide smoking bans in bars and restaurants are examined, in an attempt to determine who loses when a state passes such a
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Regulation
Alcohol & Tobacco
April 24, 2006
By Thomas A. Lambert
In recent months, numerous localities and states have banned smoking in public places (i.e., privately owned places to which members of the public are invited).
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Alcohol & Tobacco
 

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