- At medical marijuana warehouse, plants rise as launch nears Updated: May-05-15 5:46 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Kim Kelsey walked row-by-row through a maze of hundreds of growing marijuana plants, dumbstruck, ecstatic and near tears at the 2-foot-tall plants and what she hopes they will do for her son.
- House delays vote on indoor ban on electronic cigarettes Updated: Apr-30-15 6:13 pm
DOVER, Delaware - The state House has postponed a vote on legislation adding electronic cigarettes to Delaware's indoor smoking ban.
- Assembly Republicans skeptical of college smoking ban Updated: Apr-29-15 12:46 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republicans say they're wary of a measure that would allow Nevada colleges to ban tobacco products on campus.
- Violating campfire restrictions now requires court date Updated: Apr-29-15 8:44 am
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Anyone cited for violating restrictions on campfires or smoking in Arizona's national forests will have to show up in court.
- W.Va. casino plans outdoor smoking patio to comply with ban Updated: Apr-23-15 9:59 am
NEW CUMBERLAND, West Virginia - Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort plans to build an outdoor smoking patio that would have video lottery slot machines and gaming tables.
- Middlesboro gives preliminary approval to smoking ban Updated: Apr-23-15 8:22 am
MIDDLESBORO, Kentucky - Officials in Middlesboro have given preliminary approval to a citywide smoking ban.
- Smoking inside bars is officially off-limits in New Orleans Updated: Apr-22-15 2:22 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans City Council members who led the push to ban smoking in bars and gambling venues hailed Wednesday's start of the smoke-free ordinance as a historic step in making the city healthier.
- Smoking inside bars is officially off-limits in New Orleans Updated: Apr-22-15 1:38 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans city council members who led the push to ban smoking in bars and gambling venues hailed Wednesday's start of the smoke-free ordinance as a historic step in making the city healthier.
- Hammond expands smoking ban to bars and bingo halls Updated: Apr-22-15 11:19 am
HAMMOND, Louisiana - The Hammond City Council has voted 4-1 to ban smoking in bars and bingo halls.
- New Orleans going smoke-free in bars, other public places Updated: Apr-21-15 10:24 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Smoking in bars and casinos is coming to an end even in this notoriously freewheeling and fun-loving city where drinking on the street and watching a bawdy burlesque are the norm.
- Proposed ordinance would ban smoking in Lafayette bars Updated: Apr-21-15 2:37 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A Grammy-winning musician and the Lafayette council chairman are working together to try to ban smoking in the city-parish's bars and clubs.
- Clark County weighs e-cigarette ban in certain public places Updated: Apr-20-15 8:05 am
VANCOUVER, Washington - The Clark County Board of Health will consider banning electronic cigarette use in public places where tobacco use is not allowed.
- Walla Walla considers smoking ban in parks Updated: Apr-19-15 2:57 pm
WALLA WALLA, Washington - Walla Walla may join the list of cities that have banned smoking in public parks.
- Briefs from the Louisiana Legislature's regular session Updated: Apr-15-15 5:57 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Legislative displeasure over diverted roadwork money showed up Wednesday in a transportation department request to spend $2 million from the highway fund for overtime and supplies responding to icy weather in north Louisiana earlier this year.