May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized
All of the hullabaloo over hookah bars in Dickinson was for nought, according to an email sent Thursday morning from City Administrator Shawn Kessel.
Dickinson might still get a hookah bar someday â just not in North Dakota. The caller, it turns o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
March 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Lawmakers want courts to settle ban exemption for lounges in South Dakota.
February 16, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Sen. Craig Tieszen, R-Rapid City, said everyone seemed to know what smoking meant even though it somehow wasn’t defined in state law.
January 31, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Sen. Craig Tieszen, R-Rapid City, said he’s trying to cut through the confusion over the legality of hookah bars. Continue Reading
June 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) Rapid City’s police chief says a local hookah lounge should lose its license to sell beer and wine. Continue Reading
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
April 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic
“Closed due to stinky hookah smell” proclaimed a handwritten note posted Wednesday in the window of Susan Grubl’s cosmetics store, accompanied by a drawing of a frowning face. 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