Thumbs Up to East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome who will sign a new ordinance November 16 banning smoking from restaurants, bars and casinos in East Baton Rouge Parish. Newsclip

Thumbs Up to Smoke Free Little Rock — a collection of health professionals and community activists are petitioning the city’s Board of Directors to pass a smokefree ordinance: Read More

Thumbs Down to Gov. Jerry Brown who vetoed a bill last month that would have banned smoking at state parks and beaches in California. Read the NYT Article featuring ANRF Information

Thumbs Up to Denver as it approves a smoking and vaping ban for its downtown street mall. Read More

Thumbs Up to a Tennessee Judge who ordered ex-Rutherford County Sheriff’ chief Joe Russell to forfeit JailCigs profits. Russell, convicted ex-sheriff Robert Arnold and Arnold’s uncle, John Vanderveer, all pleaded guilty to charges related to illegally profiting off inmates at the county jail through the sale of electronic cigarettes from the defendants’ JailCigs business. Read More

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