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[Macau] Nevada Casinos Could Ban Smoking in Near Future

That and other signs have led Deutsche Bank gaming analyst Andrew Zarnett to predict that a smoking ban could come to Nevada in the next two years. Zarnett cited a combination of the move by Macau, which could now be an industry trendsetter, as well as t
Casino.org
added Jul 22, 2014 12:53
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Cruise Lines to End Smoking on Balconies

“The cruise industry is following what hotel industry is already doing,” said Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor-in-chief of CruiseCritic.com. “They are limiting smoking, not banning it outright.” Nonsmoking areas have been growing in the past five years abo
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 18, 2014 11:51
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Norwegian Cruise Line Bans Smoking on Balconies

News of Norwegian's decision broke on the Cruise Critic Norwegian Cruise Line member forum Tuesday, July 15, when Norwegian sales representatives were already telling prospective passengers that as of November, smoking will no longer be permitted on balc
Cruise Critic.com (The Independent Traveler)
added Jul 16, 2014 20:32
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[Florida] Norwegian Cruise Line bans balcony smoking

The Miami-based cruise line announced the update to its smoking policy Wednesday; changes go into effect Nov. 1. In addition to the balcony ban, smoking in the casino will be limited to players.
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 16, 2014 20:30
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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Tobacco ban in parks but not casinos?

Creating more smoke-free places is generally a positive thing. But if we really want to move the needle on public health as it pertains to cigarette smoke, the state should be looking at casinos, not parks.
Muscatine (IA) Journal
added Jul 16, 2014 09:10
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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Our opinion: Tobacco ban in parks but not casinos? ($$)

The Iowa city of Epworth just got tough on smoking. Even though state law already prohibits smoking in enclosed public spaces or public places where lots of people congregate, Epworth this week made it illegal to smoke inside the perimeter of the city's
Dubuque (IA) Telegraph-Herald
added Jul 16, 2014 09:09
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[Missouri] Nixon signs legislation exempting Ameristar from smoking ban

There is fear that banning smoking at the casino would cause a drop in attendance and cost millions of dollars in tax revenue. Another state law allows cities with at least 75,000 people to make their own smoking ban laws. This could have endangered smo
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Jul 9, 2014 19:19
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Macau regulator clarifies new rules on casino smoking

operators will have to set up their VIP and premium mass rooms in “separate areas” or isolate them with “physical or architectural barriers” from the main casino floor if smoking is to be allowed in those private rooms, said the city’s gaming regulator o
GGRAsia (mo)
added Jul 4, 2014 11:55
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[Indiana] LETTER: Indy smoking ban is unconstitutional

Indy Tavern League has challenged the Indianapolis smoking ban ... the reason the Evansville smoking ban was deemed unconstitutional was because it did not treat all Indiana citizens the same....filed a motion in Marion County court asking that the Indian
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jul 4, 2014 11:12
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SIEGEL: "Groundbreaking" Legislation in New Jersey Provides No Human Health Protection While Sacrificing the Health and Lives of Casino Workers

Jersey has no business pretending that achieving "100 percent smoke-free parks and recreation areas" is some sort of huge public health victory when the reality is that thousands of its casino workers continue to suffer disease and disability from exposur
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 4, 2014 10:11
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