- Bruce adopts no smoking ordinance Updated: Dec-08-13 11:06 am
- Denver backs off porch pot ban Updated: Dec-02-13 10:16 pm
- Bill would allow smoking at more outdoor seating Updated: Dec-02-13 8:43 am
- Aldermen vote down proposed smoking ban Updated: Nov-30-13 11:04 am
- Ga. regent member proposes campus smoking bans Updated: Nov-27-13 5:13 pm
- NYC considers adding e-cigarettes to smoking ban Updated: Nov-27-13 4:36 pm
- Boston to ban smoking in public parks Updated: Nov-27-13 10:50 am
- Chicago could add e-cigarettes to city smoking ban Updated: Nov-23-13 4:40 pm
- Pa. mayor nixes smoking ban, citing own 'research' Updated: Nov-21-13 1:48 pm
- Ky. smoke-free advocates plan gathering Updated: Nov-21-13 3:34 am
- United Tribes college banning tobacco on campus Updated: Nov-20-13 8:55 am
- NYC bans tobacco sales to anyone under age 21 Updated: Nov-19-13 5:33 pm
- Harrisonburg housing agency considers smoking ban Updated: Nov-17-13 2:07 pm
- Indy smoking law opens doors to conventions Updated: Nov-16-13 12:04 am
- West Point won't enact smoking ban Updated: Nov-13-13 8:53 am
BRUCE, Mississippi - Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope says he and the board of aldermen moved to outlaw most smoking in town so smokers will be considerate of those who don't.
DENVER - Denver officials have backed off a plan to prohibit marijuana use on front porches and in front yards.
LANSING, Michigan - Legislation introduced last month would roll back a provision of Michigan's smoking ban to allow smokers to light up at outdoor seating for bars and restaurants.
PHILADELPHIA, Mississippi - The board of aldermen in Philadelphia has voted down a proposal to ban smoking in commercial buildings inside the city limits.
ATLANTA - An orthopedic surgeon serving on the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents is proposing to ban smoking at the system's 31 schools.
NEW YORK - Proposed legislation that would include electronic cigarettes in the city's ban on smoking in bars, restaurants and other indoor public spaces is coming up for consideration by a committee of the New York City Council.
BOSTON - Lighting up a cigarette in any Boston park, including the iconic Boston Common and Public Garden, may soon draw a $250 fine, which doesn't sit well with smokers who over the years have seen the places they are allowed to enjoy a cigarette shrink.
CHICAGO - Users of electronic cigarettes could soon find themselves subject to Chicago's smoking ban as the city tries to limit the use of the battery-powered nicotine vapor inhalers, which have become popular among minors and young adults.
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pennsylvania - A western Pennsylvania mayor has vetoed a measure to ban outdoor smoking in public places because he believes outdoor smoking is a civil liberty, and that his own "research" suggests the cancer risk from exposure to secondhand smoke outdoors is exaggerated.
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - The American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network says volunteers are gathering at the University of Kentucky on Thursday for what it is calling a "tobacco tailgate" as the 38th annual Great American Smokeout gets underway.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - United Tribes Technical College is becoming the first tribal college in North Dakota to ban tobacco.
NEW YORK - Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed landmark legislation Tuesday banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21, making New York the first large city or state in the country to prohibit sales to young adults.
HARRISONBURG, Virginia - The Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority is considering banning smoking at all of its properties.
INDIANAPOLIS - Not so long ago, Indianapolis was passed over time and again for conventions and corporate meetings despite a massive expansion of the Indiana Convention Center and a new 1,005-room, four-star hotel, as well as a new airport terminal that was the talk of the aviation industry and a colossal, retractable-roof stadium that hosted the 2012 Super Bowl.
WEST POINT, Mississippi - West Point Mayor Robbie Robinson says there's no interest among the board of selectmen to adopt a smoke-free ordinance.