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[Spain] Madrid pledges to overturn smoking ban to attract €17bn EuroVegas casino

Capital city battling with Barcelona to play host to Las Vegas Sands's proposed 36,000-bed Spanish gambling complex
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 27, 2012 16:13
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[Georgia] Ban for smoking postponed

Smoking in public places in Georgia will be banned on May 1 2018, a year later than was originally planned. The author of the draft bill, Guguli Maghradze, says that the decision was made after active consultations between Parliament and the government.
The Messenger (ge)
added May 11, 2017 03:09
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Chimp dies aged 24 after being made to smoke and drink at casino in Russia

The chimp, named John, took up the bad habits after being offered whiskey and cigarettes by punters while he worked spinning roulette wheels at Kosmos casino in Moscow. In a bid to save the monkey’s life, John was transferred to Glendzhik safari park on
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:08
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[Macau] Casino smoking penalties passed this month, says govt

The 14 gaming venues that failed a second round of air quality tests last year will be told by the end of the month if their plans to reduce smoking zones meet the government’s requests. Health Bureau deputy director Chan Wai Sin said yesterday the venue
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Jan 1, 2014 23:41
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[Louisiana] Comprehensive Smoke-Free Ordinances Passed in Ouachita Parish, Cities of Monroe & West Monroe

The members of the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Louisiana (CTFLA) and the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL) applaud the Ouachita Parish Police Jury, the Monroe City Council and the West Monroe Board of Alderman for their recent votes in fa
PR Web
added Oct 10, 2013 02:13
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[Connecticut] Casino smoking an issue with Foxwoods workers

As table game dealers vote on a proposed union contract with Foxwoods in September 2013, smoking in the giant entertainment complex is an issue. Because Indian sovereignty prevails, state law banning indoor smoking in most Connecticut businesses does not
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 3, 2013 00:34
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Macau casinos weigh the odds of imposing smoking ban ($$)

Pandering precisely to the tastes and foibles of the visiting Chinese gambler, the environment around Macau's tables is already a manic concoction of odd habits and physical tics. Believing resolutely in Lady Luck (and determinedly ignoring the mathemati
The Australian (au)
added Dec 26, 2012 01:45
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[Nevada] In Sin City, an old vice gets snuffed out

casino bosses here flaunt their gaming floors as the last bastion of the guiltless cigarette. But Westgate’s move suggests the continuing cultural shift toward smoke-free cities and public spaces may finally clear the air of some of the most celebrated s
Washington Post
added Apr 10, 2016 17:00
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[Asia] Macau smoke ban unlikely ready early 2016: legislator

The working committee of Macau’s Legislative Assembly asked to examine the revised tobacco control bill “may take about a year” to finish its report, legislator Chan Chak Mo said on Wednesday. He also announced a 60-day public consultation process.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Jul 22, 2015 19:20
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[Asia] First-reading vote on Macau smoking ban delayed to Friday

During Thursday’s debate on the full casino smoking ban bill, Macau’s Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam Chong Weng – who oversees smoking control policies – said that to allow the retention of smoking lounges inside casinos – as advoca
GGRAsia (mo)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15
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