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Smoking ban opponents: Vote flawed

Tweet Bar and restaurant owners have teamed up with a conservative policy group in an attempt to overturn the state’s smoking ban, approved by voters in 2006. Groups opposing the state smoking ban have taken the fight up a notch, citing evidence of ballot fraud — more than three years after voters approved the ban. Opponents of Ohio Bans said the petition that placed the smoking ban on the 2006 statewide ballot was tainted by numerous ... Jump to full article >>

Smoking ban petition drive offers Web site

Tweet Supporters of a petition drive to overturn a smoking ban adopted by the Topeka City Council have begun offering a Web site at topekansagainsttheban.com, said Topekan Gail Trembley, one of the drive’s organizers. Petitions can’t be signed on the site, though it can be used to download petitions or donate money to the effort. The Web site indicated Sunday that 1,609 people had signed the petition as part of an effort to repeal the ... Jump to full article >>

NEWSAGENTS URGED TO BOYCOTT LABOUR

Tweet [caption id="attachment_8194" align="alignleft" width="285" caption="An army of shopkeepers will do so if the government ban over the counter cigarette sales"][/caption] AN ARMY of shopkeepers will boycott Labour at the ballot box if the Government bans over-the-counter cigarette sales. Posters will go up in thousands of newsagents across the country urging customers to back the protest if the Health Bill becomes law. The Bill, which could ... Jump to full article >>

Springdale bans smoking; 2 others consider it

Tweet Town’s mayor urges all Lexington municipalities to OK bans to avoid confusion Springdale on Tuesday became the second town in Lexington County to snuff out smoking in restaurants, bars, stores and offices, and two neighboring communities may do likewise. The ban in Springdale mirrors limits on lighting up in workplaces in unincorporated parts of the county effective Jan. 1. It’s time for the 11 other county municipalities withou ... Jump to full article >>

Court ruling puts Cayuga Indian Nation back in cigarette business

Tweet Cigarette sales resumed Friday at the Cayuga Indian Nation’s LakeSide Trading convenience stores in Union Springs and Seneca Falls after state appellate judges in Rochester ruled in favor of the Indian nation in its tax dispute with Cayuga and Seneca counties. “The word is out,” said B.J. Radford, retail operations manager for the Cayuga nation. In a 4-1 decision released about 3 p.m., judges in the Fourth Judicial Depart ... Jump to full article >>