New York City's street-food vendors fear a proposed policy change could put them out of business -- two City Council members seek to tie parking violations to permit privileges. Under the proposal detailed in this week's SmartBlog on Restaurants' policy roundup, three parking violations would allow the city's Health Department to permanently revoke a food truck's operating permit. Also this week: Springfield, Mo., seeks to expand a smoking ban and Russian officials aim to double the price of vodka.

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