March 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Lawmakers want courts to settle ban exemption for lounges in South Dakota.
May 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) A judge has refused to block the enforcement of South Dakota’s smoking ban at a hookah lounge in Rapid City.
May 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY A hookah lounge in Rapid City is firing up for a court fight over the state’s smoking ban by asking a judge Monday to block police from targeting the business until the case hits a courtroom.
April 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) Rapid City police officers will start enforcing the state smoking ban at a hookah lounge by the end of the month, barring a court injunction, Police Chief Steve Allender said. Continue Reading
February 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Hookah smoking, which originated in India and the Middle East, is catching on throughout the United States, especially among younger people in college towns and larger cities, but medical professionals are concerned that the health risks are largely misunderstood. Continue Reading