- NY court weighs outdoor smoking ban at parks Updated: Feb-11-16 3:05 am
ALBANY, New York - New York's highest court is considering whether to overturn smoking restrictions in state parks, including an outright ban at several smaller parks in New York City.
- Guam ban on smoking in bars to become law in 2017 Updated: Feb-09-16 7:22 am
HAGATNA, Guam - Smoking in bars will be prohibited in Guam next year under a measure that expands provisions to the island's anti-smoking law.
- Smokers in Italy hit with new fines to protect the young Updated: Feb-02-16 6:11 pm
ROME - Smokers in Italy are now facing fines of up to 500 euros ($600) if they light up in a car with a child or pregnant woman - or if they toss a cigarette butt on the street - after new health and environmental laws went into effect Tuesday.
- French schools cite extremism as reason to lift smoking ban Updated: Feb-02-16 8:13 am
PARIS - French high schools say students should be allowed to smoke on school grounds so that they don't become targets for extremists when they gather for cigarette breaks on the street outside.
- Officials weigh in on proposed smoking ban for bars, casinos Updated: Feb-01-16 1:24 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Baton Rouge officials are starting to weigh in on a proposed smoking ban for casinos and bars.
- Task force to decide on law banning smoking in cars Updated: Jan-24-16 11:01 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A legislative task force is expected to decide whether to recommend that Connecticut lawmakers vote to ban smoking in vehicles when a child is inside.
- Missouri lawmaker proposes alcohol ban at Capitol Updated: Jan-23-16 1:38 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Missouri lawmaker has proposed legislation banning smoking and alcohol in the Missouri Statehouse.
- Kenai Peninsula College now implementing UA's tobacco ban Updated: Jan-13-16 7:34 am
KENAI, Alaska - Staff and students at the Kenai Peninsula College have started the spring semester with the campus' new tobacco ban now in effect.