South Dakota - smokng ban, even though passed by legislators, goes to the voters for approval on November 2nd..

October 19, 2010 - On Nov. 2, it will be up to South Dakotans to decide whether to snuff out smoking indoors in all public places, including bars, restaurants, video lottery establishments and Deadwood casinos.

Background: South Dakota - smoking ban passed by legislature still must go to a statewide vote.. on November 2, 2010.

Reference: Smoking ban proponents, opponents alike: ‘We need to take a stand for freedom’, Emilie Rusch Journal staff,, 10/17/2010.

Series of news briefs - that provide an archive of the events that have occurred:
South Dakota - smoking ban campaign moves forward..;
South Dakota - smoking ban one more possible appeal..;
South Dakota - American Cancer Society won't appeal judges decision..;
South Dakota - smoking ban passed by legislature still must go to a statewide vote..;
South Dakota (SD) - judge smoking ban legally eligible for statewide public vote..;
South Dakota - smoking ban, judge won't let ACS call witnesses - as trial nears..;
South Dakota - statewide smoking ban trial date moved to mid-November.;
South Dakota - trial delayed in fight to enforce smoking ban..;
South Dakota - new judge appointed in the smoking ban dispute..
South Dakota - ACS wants smoking ban passed by legislature to begin ASAP..
South Dakota - opponents of smoking ban gain a delay..;
South Dakota - petition rejected - state smoking ban to take effect..;
South Dakota - Secretary of State's Office still counting disputed signatures on the smoking ban petitions..;
South Dakota - anti-smoking leaders challenge petition..;
South Dakota - smoking ban to start July 1, 2009 may be delayed..;
South Dakota - opponents try to stop extended smoking ban..;
South Dakota - extends smoking ban effective July 1, 2009...