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[Nevada] LETTER: The reality of smoking at casinos

Over the past several months, I have been observing smokers in our local casinos playing the slot machines. There is approximately one smoker for 15 nonsmoking gamblers. The one smoker stinks up the entire area, and the smoke eventually spreads through
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 18, 2014 18:30
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Macau designates non-smoking areas in casinos

Half of the public space in Macau's casinos will be closed off to smokers as of this month under the tobacco control law approved by the Legislative Assembly last year, reports the Macao Daily Times.
Want China Times (tw)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:45
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[Louisiana] Secondhand smoke suit dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against a Louisiana casino for allegedly failing to protect employees from secondhand smoke.
UPI
added Jul 17, 2012 19:50
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[Nevada] LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Get ready for a smoke-free Las Vegas

Continuing to focus on a shrinking demographic and a shrinking profit center would be economically insane. That’s not even mentioning the fact that it would save countless workers from getting sick. But no one seems to care about that.
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 2, 2014 10:05
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[Macau] Nevada Casinos Could Ban Smoking in Near Future

That and other signs have led Deutsche Bank gaming analyst Andrew Zarnett to predict that a smoking ban could come to Nevada in the next two years. Zarnett cited a combination of the move by Macau, which could now be an industry trendsetter, as well as t
Casino.org
added Jul 22, 2014 12:53
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Sands, Wynn, MGM May Feel Heat From Macau Smoking Ban

A partial ban on smoking in casinos could disrupt the huge gambling industry in China's Macau, which generated more than $41 billion in revenue last year. Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and MGM Resorts International (MGM), which all have mul
Investor's Business Daily
added Mar 20, 2014 13:34
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[Nevada] RADKE: CVS without cigarettes: A little less smoke on the Strip?

In Las Vegas, the antismoking movement is an uphill battle. Walking into any store on the Strip and not being able to buy cigarettes is practically unfathomable, and the recent proliferation of big drugstores on the Strip—there are now two CVS locations—
Las Vegas (NV) Weekly
added Feb 13, 2014 12:08
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[New York] Bid to nix welfare spending on booze, cigarettes and lap dances

State lawmakers are urging people to sign petitions in favor of a long-stalled bill that would ban public assistance from being spent on booze, lap dances and cigarettes. The Public Assistance Integrity Act would also ban welfare recipients from using t
New York Post
added Dec 8, 2013 13:24
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Adopt tougher ban on second-hand smoke

Yet, due largely to exemptions written into the Pennsylvania Clean Indoor Air Act, the American Heart Association estimates that about 858,000 Pennsylvanians continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke. Much of the exposure occurs in work places. The la
Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Dec 2, 2013 14:38
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[Macau] Health Bureau criticized for poor casino smoking control

The Macao Federation of Trade Unions (FAOM) lodged a complaint against the Health Bureau to the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) last Friday, accusing the Bureau of "administrative violations" when enforcing the partial smoking ban in gaming venues.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Aug 18, 2013 20:52
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