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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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[Montana] Are Great Falls 'smoke shacks' violating the Clean Indoor Air Act?

At issue are so-called ‘smoke shacks’ attached to the casinos. These ventilated rooms allow people to smoke, drink and use gaming machines. Bar owners are open-air vents in the rooms make them technically not indoor, enclosed, spaces.
Montana Public Radio
added Jul 31, 2013 19:48
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[West Virginia] Restaurants Told to Post Warnings About Secondhand Smoke

About two complaints a month are lodged with the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department regarding tobacco smoke leaking from video gambling rooms inside restaurants. The health department's smoking ban allows restaurants to have such rooms, but there is
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Apr 16, 2013 05:50
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[New Jersey] Revel will set up smoking area on casino floor as part of bankruptcy plan

Atlantic City's only smoke-free casino will soon allow patrons to light up on the gambling floor. As part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, Revel says it plans to create a smoking area on the casino floor.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 26, 2013 15:11
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[South Dakota] Casinos skirting intent of smoking ban, councilors say

Sioux Falls city councilors say a group of casinos is skirting a statewide indoor smoking ban by opening tobacco shops attached to and under the same roof as video lottery facilities.
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Sep 26, 2015 23:11
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[China, Nevada] SMITH: Macau profits set to go up in smoke

Sooner or later, whether by enlightened self-interest or after a class action lawsuit over secondhand smoke, Nevada will have to join the new century. It’s ironic, and just a little suspicious, that Macau authorities have become so concerned about the l
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Jul 8, 2015 10:32
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[Louisiana] James Gill: Healthy lifestyle a blow to Harrah’s, New Orleans

Harrah’s did lobby for permission to establish a separate area for smokers, which, in the land of the free, seemed a reasonable compromise and a concession to fiscal prudence. But the council remained determined to enforce a healthy lifestyle, even if it
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 14, 2015 09:58
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[Asia] Full Macau casino smoking ban likely 2016: govt officer

A full ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces in Macau – including all casinos and other gaming venues – is likely by 2016, said Tang Chi Ho, director of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Office of Macau’s Health Bureau.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:13
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[Asia] Macau Proposes Full Smoking Ban; Galaxy, Wynn Macau Most Affected

The Macau government will submit a bill to the legislature, proposing a full smoking ban in casinos, including VIP rooms. The bill may also ban the airport-style smoking pods on mass gaming floors.
Barron's Blogs
added Jan 29, 2015 10:13
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