Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
It’s been a year since the statewide smoking ban took effect. Wednesday the Columbus Health Department began holding hearings for businesses that have been charged with violating the smoke-free workplace law.
The state senate debated the future of the Ohio Tobacco Prevention Foundation Thursday afternoon. Earlier this week, the House voted to defund the Foundation and assign the state’s anti-smoking efforts to the health department. Governor Strickland and some lawmakers want to use money from the landmark tobacco settlement to fund a jobs bill. The move could bring to an end the foundation’s 1-800-QUIT-NOW help line.
An Ohio appeals court has ruled that state health official erred when they tried to exempt veterans halls, fraternal organizations, and other private clubs from the statewide smoking ban.
It’s been a year since Ohio voters approved a statewide smoking ban in public places and a new study shows most Ohioans like the new policy.
A lawmaker who was opposed to the state’s smoking ban has introduced a bill to allow smoking in what some may see as a fairly obvious place, cigar bars.
Ohio voters won’t be voting after all on a constitutional amendment to water down the new statewide smoking ban.
Some groups that represent liquor permit holders in Ohio want to repeal the new statewide smoking ban.
Gov. Strickland today asked the Attorney General to appeal a recent ruling on the private club exemption from the state ban on smoking.
A judge has ruled that private clubs inOhio can’t allow smoking despite language in the statewide smoking ban that seemed to allow it.
Ohio’s public places have experienced their first weekend under the state’s new smoking ban