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[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
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Smoke-Free Illinois marks 7th anniversary

January marks the seventh anniversary of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act which protects everyone from the health risks associated with secondhand smoke exposure. Seven years ago, Illinois enacted one of the strongest clean indoor air laws in the country. Il
De Kalb (IL) Midweek
added Jan 7, 2015 13:52
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[Indiana] Smoke-free effort burns out ($$)

A proposal for a tobacco-free city went up in smoke on a split vote during Tuesday’s Bedford City Council meeting. In August, the council heard from 32 people during an hour-long public hearing on banning tobacco use within the city limits. State law al
Bedford (IN) Times-Mail
added Oct 9, 2013 12:41
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[Spain] Bars and restaurants call for permission to set up smoking rooms on their premises

And were it not for Eurovegas, adds Gallego, the fact that numerous bars and cafés have gone out of business or lost thousands due to a sudden shortage in customers and in drinks ordered would continue to be ignored.
ThinkSpain.com (es)
added Jul 9, 2012 03:04
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[Nevada] Anti-Smoking Billboard Ties Smoking and ED Together

Billboards with the message "Secondhand Smoke & Smoking DAMAGE BLOOD FLOW, END SMOKING IN CASINOS!" have popped up along Interstate 15 near the Las Vegas Strip. The billboards are sponsored by Smoke-Free Gaming of America and targets individuals who are
KOLO Newschannel 8 (Reno, NV)
added Jul 2, 2013 05:26
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] KPMG FULL SMOKING BAN REPORT RELEASED

The report, entitled “Impact of Proposed Changes in Smoking Policy in Casinos in Macau,” has projected a 16 percent reduction in GDP and a 20 percent drop in total fiscal receipts if the smoking ban is enacted. The international audit firm study was commi
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:46
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[Canada] Red Deer decision to equate 'vaping' with smoking has local smoke shops fuming

A Thursday morning city statement says Red Deer “is clearing the air” on e-cigarettes “in response to questions from members of the community.” “Upon review of its Smoke Free Bylaw, the city has confirmed the bylaw and its definition of ‘smoking’ apply
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 28, 2014 09:31
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[Louisiana, Nevada] Judge dismisses second-hand smoke lawsuit against Caesars Entertainment

U.S. District Judge Sarah Vance in Louisiana last week dismissed a suit claiming Caesars Entertainment Corp. of Las Vegas was responsible for the cancer death of a dealer at its Harrah’s hotel-casino in New Orleans.
Vegas Inc
added Jul 17, 2012 07:40
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Tobacco killjoys ignite Chilean passions, dampen casino attendances

In a country where more than 40 per cent of adults smoke, the highest rate in the Americas, the ban put in place in March 2013 has throttled attendances at the nation’s casinos, sparking a 31 per cent plunge in pretax income in the past year. Enjoy, Chile
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Apr 29, 2014 07:13
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[Pennsylvania] Bills would expand Pa. smoking ban to all bars, casinos

Senate Bill 80, by state Sen. Stewart Greenleaf, and House Bill 1485, by state Rep. Mario Scavello, seek to eliminate the exemptions in the Clean Indoor Air Act of 2008. The existing smoking ban makes exceptions for places such as tobacco shops, casino f
Bucks County (PA) Courier Times
added Jan 23, 2014 00:27
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