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[Louisiana] AARP throws support behind Smoke-free East Baton Rouge movement

representatives of AARP, as well as local musicians Kenny Neal and Michael Foster, announced their support for the effort, which seeks to ban smoking in bars and casinos. The joint announcement came just 90 minutes after Lydia Kuykendal, a leader of Smok
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Feb 12, 2016 15:01
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[Florida] The smoke clears at Coconut Creek casino

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek recently opened a smoke-free gaming area on its second floor. Called level2, it's insulated from tobacco smoke on the floor below by a thick floor and has a different ventilation system.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Feb 12, 2016 15:01
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[Asia-pacific] Only half of smoking lounge applications approved in Macau, health bureau says

Quoting a release from the Health Bureau, GGRAsia reported that only 86 out of the 155 applications, or about 55.5 percent of the total number of requests it received since 2014, were OK’d in the city state as of February 5. There are 36 registered casin
CalvinAyre.com
added Feb 11, 2016 20:37
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Poll: Iowans Support Smoke-Free Law, Want Smoke-Free Casinos

A new poll shows the 82 percent of Iowa registered voters support a state law banning workplace smoking and made Iowa a better place to live. The poll also shows most say they would favor extending the law to making casinos smoke-free.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47
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[Louisiana] Metro Council members begin to weigh proposed smoking ban for bars and casinos

The debate over whether Baton Rougeans should be able to smoke in casinos and bars is starting to light up, with some East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council members ready to trash the ashtrays and others questioning if a ban amounts to a government overst
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Feb 2, 2016 01:11
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[Louisiana] Group pushing bar, casino smoking ban in East Baton Rouge includes doctors, musicians, public officials

The last remnants of lit cigarettes legally allowed in Baton Rouge’s bars and casinos could soon turn to ash if a campaign unveiled Tuesday is successful in creating an East Baton Rouge Parish ordinance to prohibit smoking in all workplaces. A group of
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 27, 2016 18:59
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[Louisiana] Poll: 70 percent of EBR voters in favor of extending workplace smoking ban

Local, state and national public health groups have released the results of polls that show 70 percent of East Baton Rouge Parish voters are in favor of extending the statewide smoke-free policy to all workplaces, including bars and casinos.
WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jan 27, 2016 06:17
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[Washington] Smoking ban clears the air / Latest health concerns focus on effects of vaping products

Ten years after Washington State’s Smoking in Public Places law was put into effect, local health officials and restaurant owners agree that overall the smoking ban has been a good thing both for workers and for business.
Spokane Journal of Business (Wa)
added Jan 14, 2016 18:49
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Ask Joe: Are businesses following Nevada's no-smoking law?

I checked with Phil Ulibarri over at the Washoe County Health District about the letter from our viewer, who said there are a few exceptions to the smoking ban. Those exceptions are gaming areas inside of casinos, stand-alone bars and bars or restaura
KRNV News 4 (Reno, NV)
added Jan 13, 2016 07:07
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[Missouri] St. Louis bar owner testifies that smoking ban would put him out of business

Herbert Krischke, owner of south city’s Trophy Room, said his smoking patrons will take their business to St. Louis County if his bar goes smoke-free...lawsuit asks St. Louis Circuit Judge David Dowd to block the city from enforcing the ordinance or decl
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 12, 2016 19:10
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