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Nevada leads nation in secondhand smoke exposure

More than two-thirds of adult Nevadans are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke, the highest rate in the nation, according to a federal study. In fact, the No. 2 state for secondhand smoke was almost 10 percentage points behind Nevada.
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Jan 26, 2014 07:04
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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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[Australia] Gaming areas escape smoking bans

the State Government in NSW has confirmed new smoking bans will not affect outdoor gaming areas. The new legislation, passed in NSW Parliament on Tuesday night, will ban smoking in outdoor areas such as bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks, swimming po
The Shout (au)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:29
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[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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[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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[Australia] Star casino smoking ban push still smouldering

Supporters of a push to ban smoking at Sydney's Star casino believe their campaign could be successful, despite the move being opposed by the New South Wales Government.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 15, 2012 14:13
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Bulgarian Socialists Go Ahead with Easing Smoking Ban

Bulgaria’s Socialist Party has moved to parliament an amendment to the Health Act to ease the full ban on smoking in public places in the country. The draft amendment has been signed by nine Socialist members of parliament in a highly controversial move,
Novinite.com (bg)
added Oct 16, 2013 17:29
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[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
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[USA] 'How Will a US Smoking Ban Affect Canada?' Asks Lucky Nugget

CBS MarketWatch
added Sep 11, 2012 13:21
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[Monaco] Luxury tourism: Casino and hotels adapt to changing clientele ($$)

The croupiers at the Monte Carlo Casino never worry . . . . the casino has struggled to make money in recent years. . . . turnover dropped 20 per cent almost overnight after smoking was banned in 2008.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 21, 2012 11:35
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