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[Asia] Macau total smoking ban means no more casino smoking lounges

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chong Weng said Tuesday there would be no more smoking lounges in local casinos once a blanked smoking ban is implemented in the gaming industry. The policy secretary attended a Q&A session in the legis
Macau News (mo)
added May 14, 2015 01:17

[Connecticut] Foxwoods Recycles Cigarette Butts — Lots Of Them

716,000 is the estimated number of cigarette filters, or butts, that Foxwoods bagged up from its casino ashtrays and mailed to a specialty recycling business in New Jersey. Foxwoods started the recycling program in November.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added May 6, 2015 20:36

[Louisiana] LaToya Cantrell tweets photo of flowers from Harrah's casino employee thankful for smoking ban

Harrah's was the most strident opponent of New Orleans' smoking ban that went into effect this week, but a photo that Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell posted online Friday (April 24) indicates its rank-and-file casino employees were pleased to see cigarettes
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 29, 2015 06:21

[Europe, Portugal] New law bans smoking in closed public spaces, nicotine in e-cigarettes

Portugal's government has approved amendments to the law on tobacco that foresee the prohibition of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine and of smoking in all closed public spaces, according to a statement released after the weekly cabinet meeting. T
Portugal News (pt)
added Apr 28, 2015 08:28
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[Iowa] Call the Courier - April 26, 2015

Q. Are casino employees who get lung cancer possibly due to their employment from breathing in secondhand smoke likely to succeed in lawsuit against the casino...employees may take legal action against their employers if they are injured by exposure to se
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Apr 27, 2015 08:27

Portugal amends laws on alcohol sale and indoor smoking

The new law on smoking bans electronic cigarettes containing nicotine and smoking in areas with service in all types of restaurants, cafes and bars, including in concert venues and cinemas, casinos, bingo halls, games rooms and other places that host non- (gh)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:05

[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Which new casino will be smoke-free?

Two Quad-City casinos seem poised for 2016 grand openings... which one will continue to endanger their majority of customers and employees who adhere to advice from their doctors and insurers?
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Apr 25, 2015 11:25

[Louisiana] Iowa smoke-free forces renew call for smoking ban at casinos, day after New Orleans’ ban

CEDAR RAPIDS — A day after the city of New Orleans’ new smoking ban that extends to a huge Harrah’s New Orleans Casino there took effect, the Iowa Tobacco Prevention Alliance on Thursday called on Iowa to ban smoking in Iowa’s 19 licensed casinos.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:09

[Louisiana] With some grumbling and some rejoicing, New Orleans bars and casinos go smoke-free

Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, who has led the charge to pass the ban since last summer, said at a news conference Wednesday morning that the city had taken a “bold step.” “We’ve pulled ourselves up to be better than we were before,” she said, suggesting
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 23, 2015 10:02

[Montana] Great Falls public split on casino smoke rooms

About 45 people attended the City-County Health Board’s lively, open-ended listening session Wednesday asking what should be done about casino smoking rooms. Opinions were split three ways:
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Apr 23, 2015 09:12
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