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- State Restaurant Association Won't Support Smoking Ban. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;06/05/2000, Vol. 18 Issue 23, p7
Reports on the Michigan Restaurant Association's (MRA) opposition to a bill that would require all state businesses with a food license to be smoke-free. Number of smoke-free restaurants in the state; Accommodation of smokers and non-smokers through proper ventilation; Bill's goal of reducing...
- Even Louisiana has a limited smoking ban. Ferguson, Margaret // Indianapolis Business Journal;12/26/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 44, p7B
The article offers the author's insights on the smoking bans in most workplaces and all restaurants, exempts in bars and gambling facilities in Louisiana. The author says that the "Let's be Totally Clear" campaign was launched by non-smoking advocates, arguing the same protection in bars and...
- National smokefree law in New Zealand improves air quality inside bars, pubs and restaurants. Wilson, Nick; Edwards, Richard; Maher, Anthony; Näthe, Jenny; Jalali, Rafed // BMC Public Health;2007, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p85
Background: We aimed to: (i) assess compliance with a new smokefree law in a range of hospitality settings; and (ii) to assess the impact of the new law by measuring air quality and making comparisons with air quality in outdoor smoking areas and with international data from hospitality...
- Smoke-free initiatives benefit guests and operators when not stifled by tobacco lobby's false solutions. MCINTYRE, PAUL // Nation's Restaurant News;7/13/2009, Vol. 43 Issue 25, p18
In this article the author comments on the effort of big tobacco producers to propose new state-level laws which would protect their products in the U.S. He points out that tobacco companies have promulgated false solutions by prohibiting the government's strong smoke-free laws from passing at...
- An Actor-Network Theory Analysis of Policy Innovation for Smoke-Free Places: Understanding Change in Complex Systems. Young, David; Borland, Ron; Coghill, Ken // American Journal of Public Health;Jul2010, Vol. 100 Issue 7, p1208
Complex, transnational issues like the tobacco epidemic are major challenges that defy analysis and management by conventional methods, as are other public health issues, such as those associated with global food distribution and climate change. We examined the evolution of indoor smoke-free...
- Economic evaluation of a 100% smoke-free law on the hospitality industry in an Argentinean province. Candioti, Carlos; Rossini, Gustavo; de Guiguet, Edith Depetris; Costa, Oscar; Schoj, Verónica // Salud PÃºblica de MÃ©xico;may/jun2012, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p225
Objectives. To assess the economic impact of a 100% smoke-free law on bars and restaurants in an Argentinean province. Materials and methods. We conducted a time series analysis of restaurant and bar revenues in the province of Santa Fe 31 months before and 29 months after the implementation of...
- Oshkosh residents find smoking ban reasonable. Strong, Samantha // Advance-Titan (Oshkosh, WI);9/23/2010, Vol. 116 Issue 3, pA3
The article reports on the positive response of the residents in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on the no-smoking policy implemented by the city for all public areas, work places and educational facilities on July 5, 2010.
- SMOKING BANS DON'T HURT CHARITIES. Smith, Daniel E.; Hallett, Cynthia // State Legislatures;Oct/Nov2008, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p5
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Charity Profits Up in Smoke," in the July/August issue.
- Chicago's smoke-free law more popular than local sports teams. Livingston, Lisette // Chicago Citizen - Chicago Weekend Edition;1/12/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p9
The article reports on a poll which shows that 79 percent of the residents in Chicago, Illinois, supported the laws that made indoor places smoke-free which started nearly few years ago while less than 50 percent were enthusiastic about sports teams.