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[Louisiana] Harrah's Casino in New Orleans renews push to dodge city smoking ban

Harrah's Casino has launched a last-ditch effort to dodge New Orleans' smoking ban, once again crying foul that the pending law threatens millions of dollars that the company sends to the state and city to cover public safety and education costs.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Mar 24, 2015 13:49
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[Louisiana] Need a field manual to New Orleans' smoking ban? Here it is.

Mayor Mitch Landrieu's administration has launched a public education campaign... The crackdown on cigarettes, cigars, pipes and nicotine vaporizers hasn't yet reached its final form. Expect more tweaks to the new law before it launches April 22. For e
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Mar 24, 2015 13:39
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] Can Smoke-Free Casinos Still Cash In?

The boom times are over in Macau. The Chinese gambling hub's gross domestic product plunged a horrifying 17.2 percent in the fourth quarter, and the government has curbed its projected casino revenue for the year by 27 percent. China's slowing economy an
Bloomberg News
added Mar 24, 2015 11:37
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[Louisiana] ONE MONTH OUT, CITY SCRAMBLES TO IMPLEMENT SMOKING BAN

The smoking ban will kick in on April 22, one month from today. Harrah’s is still lobbying for an exemption, Councilmember Nadine Ramsey is still lobbying for an exemption, and there is still talk of changing the restrictions on smoking near a business e
Nola Defender
added Mar 22, 2015 17:38
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[Louisiana] New Orleans launches website to help public understand smoking ordinance

The New Orleans Health Department said the website is the beginning of a public awareness campaigned aimed at educating the public on the new ordinance.... The website can be viewed at http://www.nola.gov/smokefree.
WVUE Fox 8 (New Orleans, LA)
added Mar 20, 2015 21:57
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Global E-Cigarette Market Trends Points to Significant Growth in Coming Years - Company Enters JV Partnership to Bring E-Cig Products to Native American Gaming Industry Casinos

Breathe eCig Corp. (OTCQB: BVAP), the electronic cigarette industry innovator and pioneer, announced today an exclusive partnership with Native American Marketing Enterprises. The joint venture will distribute and sell socially and environmentally consci
PR Newswire
added Mar 17, 2015 12:39
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Breathe eCig Corp. Partners with Native American Marketing Enterprises

The joint venture will distribute and sell socially and environmentally conscious Breathe e-cigarettes to the Native American gaming industry casinos beginning in the second quarter of 2015.
PR Newswire
added Mar 17, 2015 12:38
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[West Virginia] Anti-Smoking Group Against Bill That Includes Tobacco Increase

A bill that would raise the state cigarette tax by $1 over two years plus allow for smoking in casinos and VFWs remains alive heading into the final day of the legislature's 60-day session.
WCHS-TV8/58 (Charleston, WV)
added Mar 14, 2015 14:20
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[Indiana] United Way Hosts Biggest Ever Super Smoke Social

the La Porte County United Way Super Smoke Social has become smokier than ever. On Thursday night the United Way’s 5th Annual Super Smoke Social brought together a sold out crowd of people to attend a night of smoking cigars, drinking, eating, and bidding
PortageLife.com (Valparaiso, IN)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:34
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[West Virginia] Deborah Brown: Don’t let Legislature weaken worker health safeguards

The West Virginia Senate has voted to create exemptions for certain types of establishments from local smoke-free regulations, stripping the public and workers of protections... join the American Lung Association in calling for the West Virginia House of
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Mar 5, 2015 10:53
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