Smoking Ban

Smoking petition fails to get needed signatures
Updated: February 13, 2015 - 11:13 pm

A petition seeking to repeal and replace St. Joseph’s clean air ordinance has failed to get the needed number of signatures.

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Two bars cited for smoking violations
Posted: January 15, 2015

The St. Joseph Health Department investigated four complaints of smoking in city bars in December.

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Several more smoking ban cases loom
Updated: December 04, 2014 - 9:25 am

The St. Joseph City Council’s decision to leave a 1993 smoking ordinance on the books, which contradicts the city’s smoking ban, continues to create problems.

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Bar owner loses first round in smoking battle
Updated: March 12, 2015 - 2:37 pm

A special municipal judge ruled Tuesday in favor of the city’s smoking ban and against the owner of Uncle D’s Sports Bar & Grill.

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Smoking ban opponent gets day in court
Updated: November 18, 2014 - 10:25 pm

An initial hearing was held Tuesday for a bar owner who is challenging the enforcement of the citywide smoking ban.

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Records show city wants to enforce ban
Updated: September 29, 2014 - 2:25 pm

A handful of citations have been issued to violators of the city’s new indoor smoking ban.

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Some bars still allowing smoking
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 1:45 pm

Despite a law banning it, some bars in St. Joseph have decided to allow smoking inside.

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South Side bar to close, cites smoking ban
Updated: July 31, 2014 - 9:41 am

A longtime South Side bar is closing its doors, in part due to the smoking ban.

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Casino now listed as defendant in smoking case
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 10:51 pm

A new defendant has been listed in the case that challenges the city’s smoking ban.

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