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[Louisiana] Harrah's and French Quarter bars sue the City of New Orleans in smoking ban dispute

Harrah's Casino and many French Quarter bars and clubs have filed a suit against the City of New Orleans to halt the impending smoking ban set to take effect April 22. The suit was filed in Civil District Court, which has set a hearing date for the case
Gambit (New Orleans, LA)
added Apr 18, 2015 15:44

[Louisiana] Harrah's Casino asks New Orleans for delay in smoking ban, gets denied

City Council has refused a request from Harrah's Casino to delay the April 22 implementation of a smoking ban in bars and gambling halls. ... the casino wanted the delay so it could have more time to prepare the building and customers for the change.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 10, 2015 16:18
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[Rhode Island] Stolen Valor, Sex Trafficking, and Tobacco at Pharmacies: This Week at the State House

Sosnowski’s bill on banning smoking in casinos was heard before the Senate Committee on Special Legislation and Veterans’ Affairs. / Kazarian’s bill was heard before the House Committee on Corporations. The bill would prohibit any business with a pharmacy
added Apr 7, 2015 17:38
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[Rhode Island] Senate committee hears bill to ban smoking in RI casinos

A push to ban smoking at the state's two gambling facilities drew support from health advocates Wednesday even as the bill's sponsor acknowledged that the bill may be unpopular because of a projected loss of state gambling revenue.
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 2, 2015 17:35

[Montana] Health board starts to weigh casino smoke room rules

The City-County Health Board took three preliminary steps Wednesday that could lead to specific regulations guiding officials, the public and casinos about what types of smoke shelters might be legal.
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Apr 1, 2015 19:26
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[UK] Place your cigarettes! Plan for multi-million pound outdoor casino so gamblers can dodge smoking ban

Casino clients will be able to enjoy a cigarette and gamble at the same time / Gaming tables will be placed on a new roof garden extension at the hotel / Hilton Park Lane Casino opened last year with membership costing £1,000
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:47

EISENBERG: How to make everyone on a cruise ship hate you

It’s bad enough that on some ships I have to pass through thick clouds of smoke in the casino to get to places I need to go, but on one recent cruise, a neighboring passenger spent the entire trip smoking on their balcony, which means I never got to use
New York Post
added Mar 27, 2015 13:36

[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

[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

[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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