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[Nevada] Mesquite group continues to fight for clean air in workplaces

About 15 Mesquite residents attended the Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air coalition meeting Thursday, eager to learn more about the deadliness of secondhand smoke in workplaces. “If you smoke, it could spread anywhere” said Heidi Wilde, respirator
St. George (UT) Spectrum
added Oct 5, 2015 20:45

[Nevada] Outside gaming expo, table-game dealers push for smoke-free casinos

They’re tired of the carcinogenic puffs of smoke in their faces. Tired of gaming executives placing profits over employees’ health. And tired of inaction from the Nevada Legislature. “If the state goes nonsmoking, there’s no competition,” said Cynthia Fa
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 30, 2015 09:36

[Nevada] Group rallies for smoke-free casinos

Dealers, gamblers, and union members rallied outside the Sands Expo Tuesday to advocate for smoke-free gambling floors. Experts say it will be a tough battle to try and remove smoking because it all comes down to money -- banning smoke could hurt revenu
KLAS-TV Channel 8 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:11

[Nevada] Protesters hold smoke-free casinos rally outside Sands Expo

Some fed-up casino employees and gamblers wrapped up a rally Tuesday morning, pushing for casinos to ban smoking. The rally was organized by Smoke-Free Gaming of America, which says there is no reason for casinos to have employees breathe secondhand smok
KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:10

[Iowa] Senator: Passing smoking ban in casinos a gamble

A state senator is urging legislators to ban smoking at casinos like Prairie Meadows. And while some casino-goers are on board, others say it would hurt business. An exemption in Iowa's Smokefree Air act currently allows casino-goers to smoke inside. Th
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Sep 29, 2015 08:39

[Nevada] Smoking bans not a major topic at G2E — but they should be

Not found among the list of discussion topics being covered during the Global Gaming Expo is the idea of a casinowide smoking ban. It's an issue the gaming industry can't avoid. There are more nonsmoking commercial casino states (18) than casino states
Casino City Times
added Sep 28, 2015 18:22

[Nevada] To smoke or not to smoke at casinos? That is not the question at G2E

Not found among the list of discussion topics being covered during the Global Gaming Expo is the idea of a casinowide smoking ban... Banning smoking in casinos where the activity has long been allowed is not simple. In Las Vegas, it would need to be impl
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Sep 27, 2015 11:13

[South Dakota] Casinos skirting intent of smoking ban, councilors say

Sioux Falls city councilors say a group of casinos is skirting a statewide indoor smoking ban by opening tobacco shops attached to and under the same roof as video lottery facilities.
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Sep 26, 2015 23:11

[Macau] Smoking ban forecast only to shave casino revenue

The Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau estimates that the forthcoming ban on smoking in Macau’s casinos will reduce their gross gaming revenue by between 2.76 per cent and 4.6 per cent, Health Bureau director Lei Chin Ion has said.
Macau Business (mo)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:26

[Asia-pacific] Macau total smoking ban may pare casino revenue by up to 4.6 percent

Health Bureau (SSM) says in a statement it estimates that the city's gaming revenue would be reduced by up to 4.6 percent if a blanket ban on smoking in all gaming venues was implemented, adding that it had taken a preliminary assessment conducted by the
Macau News (mo)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:25
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