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Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011

Ritual smoking finds a foothold, though not without controversy

Hookah smoking has been a tradition in much of the world for centuries...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Plus Hero and Event of the Week

Wisconsin has just marked its first full year as a nonsmoking state. Sure, some hard-core smokers are having difficulty making the transition, but for the most part state residents like the ban on indoor smoking in most public places. Even Gov. Scott Walker, who had vowed to repeal the ban during the...
06.02.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
There was an Associated Press piece in the Encore section of the daily yesterday by Sean O’Driscoll about the New York ban on actors smoking onstage. Evidently it’s okay to smoke onstage in New York if it’s not tobacco, which is kind of weird. You can light-up onstage in New York so long as you’re smoking some kind of legal herbal cigarettes. (Director Catherine Hardwicke got around the le...