- England, Wales ban smoking in cars with children inside Updated: Oct-01-15 6:19 am
LONDON - Smokers who light up in vehicles with children inside will face fines in England and Wales as anti-smoking measures are expanded to protect young people from the dangers of second-hand smoke.
- W.Va. casino's smoking pavilion softens ban's blow Updated: Sep-30-15 2:30 am
NEWELL, West Virginia - A smoking pavilion at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort is proving to be a popular spot.
- Bluefield council bans tobacco use on municipal properties Updated: Sep-24-15 8:15 am
BLUEFIELD, Virginia - Tobacco use is no longer allowed on municipally owned properties in the town of Bluefield.
- Clemson University administration approves tobacco ban Updated: Sep-24-15 4:45 am
CLEMSON, South Carolina - Clemson University has announced that it will ban the use of all tobacco products, inside or outdoors, starting next year.
- Casper to settle smoking ban with special election Updated: Sep-23-15 5:11 am
CASPER, Wyoming - Casper residents will decide in the coming weeks whether smoking should be allowed in the city's bars.
- Ohio suburb's ban makes under-21 smoking a low-level crime Updated: Sep-22-15 7:42 am
GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio - A suburb of Ohio's capital is banning sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products to people under 21 and making it a low-level misdemeanor crime for them to use such products.
- Illinois law change could force smokers out of beer gardens Updated: Sep-17-15 11:02 am
PEORIA, Illinois - Illinois lawmakers have quietly made it tougher for smokers to find a public place to light up and may have banned smoking in beer gardens altogether.
- Casper council members consider repealing smoking ban Updated: Sep-16-15 11:13 am
CASPER, Wyoming - Casper officials may repeal a ban on smoking in all public places after they were forced to repeal an amendment exempting bars.
- Dr. Beach gives extra credit for no smoking beaches in 2016 Updated: Sep-04-15 11:26 am
MIAMI - After 25 years of ranking beaches, the professor known as "Dr. Beach" is starting his list of best beaches over from scratch in 2016. And he'll be giving extra credit to beaches that ban smoking.
- Davis extends smoking ban to some public areas Updated: Sep-03-15 9:07 am
SACRAMENTO, California - Smokers won't be able to light up in the city of Davis's downtown plaza and some other public places under an expanded ban.