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[Louisiana] James Gill: A smoking ban’s haze of amendments

the prohibitionist tide has grown irresistible. Now that the council has decided it knows what’s best for everybody, we must wait to be told exactly how this ordinance will achieve it. Its main provisions are clear enough, however, and the gambling indus
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 29, 2015 10:29
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[Asia] Macau Proposes Full Smoking Ban; Galaxy, Wynn Macau Most Affected

The Macau government will submit a bill to the legislature, proposing a full smoking ban in casinos, including VIP rooms. The bill may also ban the airport-style smoking pods on mass gaming floors.
Barron's Blogs
added Jan 29, 2015 10:13
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Smoking ban: What steps should Macau take?

Smoking is now only allowed in VIP rooms and enclosed airport-style smoking rooms that do not contain any gaming tables or slot machines. Some expressed concerns that the policy could hurt gaming operators’ revenue which is already declining due to Beijin
CSR Asia (hk)
added Jan 28, 2015 08:08
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[Louisiana] Harrah's Casino up for exemption from New Orleans' brand-new smoking ban

UPDATE: Councilwoman Nadine Ramsey decides Monday to pull her exemption proposal for Harrah's Casino.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 26, 2015 22:09
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[Louisiana] Nadine Ramsey to kill her proposed exemption for Harrah's Casino under New Orleans smoking ban

City Councilwoman Nadine Ramsey plans to pull her proposal that Harrah's Casino in downtown New Orleans should be granted reprieve from the brand-new, citywide ban on smoking, her chief of staff, Kara Johnson, said ..."It was a misunderstanding," Johnson
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 26, 2015 21:52
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Bill would ban smoking on casino floors in Iowa

State lawmakers in both the House and Senate are proposing legislation that would force casinos to comply with the state's smoking ban. Casino floors in Iowa are now exempt from following a 2008 law that prohibits smoking in public places. A bill sponsor
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 21, 2015 06:16
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Proposed bill would ban smoking on casino floors in Iowa

Iowa lawmakers in both the House and Senate are proposing legislation that would force casinos to comply with the state's smoking ban. Casino floors in Iowa are now exempt from following a 2008 law that prohibits smoking in public places. A bill sponsored
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 20, 2015 22:37
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Dark clouds hang over gaming industry in Macau ($$)

Last October, casino mogul Steve Wynn told analysts on an earnings call that it was unclear if Macau's unexpected summer lull in revenue growth was a "squall or the rainy season".
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 13, 2015 09:53
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[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban in New Orleans would make for a healthier city: Editorial

comes down to one issue: Health... The ordinance proposed for New Orleans remedies the inequities in state law by applying the same rules to bars, nightclubs and gambling halls that restaurants have been following for almost a decade.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 11, 2015 09:24
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[Louisiana] Questions remain about who would enforce smoking ban in bars

A proposed ban on smoking in New Orleans bars and casinos could be law by the end of the month, but local officials, business owners and other observers say questions remain about how the controversial measure would be enforced.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 11, 2015 03:20
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