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Alameda adopts strict smoking ordinance

http://www.insidebayarea.com

The Alameda City Council has approved a new ordinance that aims to protect people from secondhand smoke by effectively banning smoking in all outdoor public places.

Smokers could run afoul of the new law -- most of which will go into effect Jan. 1 -- if they light up at a bus stop, ATM or even on a balcony of a multiunit rental complex.

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Minnesota set to ban smoking ANYWHERE on county grounds

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

The most populous county in Minnesota is planning to prohibit smoking on any county property, even if smokers are in their own cars.

Lighting up is already banned inside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis but if new proposals are approved, smokers may be liable for fines on pavements outside and in vehicles parked on county grounds.

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Montana bar openly defies smoking ban

http://www.billingsgazette.com

The owner of a bar in Turah says she's had to resort to breaking the law to keep her business afloat.

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Lansing passes smoking ban, residents continue to exit Michigan

http://www.withoutadjectives.com

As the legislative year ended in Michigan, the new reported that "Gov. Jennifer Granholm has gone to a Lansing brew pub to sign a law banning smoking."

Michigan lost 89,844 residents from 2005 to 2008, according to a new MSU report released today. … MSU Land Policy Institute Director Soji Adelaja said the decline was largely attributable to people who moved to other states seeking job opportunities and "better quality of life." I would say that "better quality of life" is a place where the ruling class doesn't think that passing more laws will make people want to live there.

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