December 15, 2014

JohnsonCityPress.com December 14, 2014 by Tony Casey In 2007, the Non-Smokers Protection Act was enacted by the state, disallowing smoking in most places, including workplaces, but still allowed smoking in places like bars where only people over 21 years old are permitted. And, unlike Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maine, Oregon, Utah, …

November 20, 2014

November 19, 2014 By Brendan Fischer Democratic state legislators in Illinois are mulling an effort to thwart Chicago’s effort to raise its minimum wage, even as they raise the state wage above the national average. And the state National Restaurant Association affiliate is eating it up. Efforts to “preempt” local …

April 11, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Saying he wants to “promote and protect the health and wellness of everyone in Philadelphia,’” Mayor Nutter has signed into law two measures that regulate electronic cigarettes. One bill prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes to minors immediately – the other makes it illegal, beginning this July, to use …