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Toxic Thirdhand Smoke Still Lingers In A Casino Months After Ban

Thirdhand smoke, or the residue left behind from cigarette smoke, rested on surfaces in casinos for months, even after a smoking ban went into affect in Northern California, a study by scientists at San Diego State University found. Of course, the smokin
StudyFinds.org
added Sep 23, 2018 16:04
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Snuff out exceptions to smoking law

state law allows about 1,700 such places to continue to expose nonsmoking patrons and thousands of workers to airborne toxins and carcinogens. State Rep. Dan Frankell, an Allegheny County Democrat who has rounded up a great deal of bipartisan support, wa
Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Sep 19, 2018 20:06
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[New Jersey] SPADEA: SMOKE ’EM IF YOU GOT ’EM….CIGARETTES THAT IS (OPINION)

r. The sad thing here is that the average smoking patron on the boardwalk doesn't have a lobbyist to speak for him. The small shops who rely on the daily foot traffic in the summer don't have influence even with their own elected officials in many cases.
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Sep 24, 2018 04:05
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fix error: Ban indoor smoking

the state Legislature maintains exceptions that imperil the health of workers at 1,700 businesses... continue in casinos, in some bars based irrelevantly on the amount of food they serve, and in private social clubs.
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Sep 14, 2018 17:37
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[Missouri] County voters could weigh a pair of smoking bans in November election

authorities last week certified that a petition drive backed by the American Heart Association’s Committee for a Healthy Community gathered more than 30,000 signatures...A second petition drive backed by the new River City Casino owner, Penn National Gami
Call Newspapers (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 5, 2018 00:38
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Melco’s Studio City in Macau approved for smoking lounges

Studio City, a Macau resort operated by Melco Resorts, has become only the second casino resort authorized to provide smoking lounges in the city. The other casino property is Ponte 16, which received its approval in April.
CalvinAyre.com
added Sep 5, 2018 15:09
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[Missouri] Smoking ban exempting casino, bars to be considered Monday by St. Charles County Council

A late-breaking effort is underway on the St. Charles County Council to put on the Nov. 6 election ballot an indoor smoking ban with exemptions for many bars and Ameristar Casino. The measure, which could be voted on by the council Monday night, would b
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 12, 2018 18:32
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[Missouri] Petitions submitted by casino-funded group to put limited smoking restriction on Nov. 6 St. Louis County ballot

A committee funded by the owner of the Hollywood Casino turned in on Wednesday almost 53,000 signatures...the mayor of Maryland Heights — where the casino is situated — has asked the County Election Board to disqualify from the same ballot a much stricter
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 9, 2018 17:21
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[Missouri] St. Charles County voters may vote on indoor smoking ban

St. Charles County voters may get a chance to ban indoor smoking on the November ballot. The group, Smoke-Free St. Charles, turned in a petition with over 30,000 signature to county officials.
KTVI myfox St. Louis (MO)
added Jul 27, 2018 05:23
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[Missouri] Effort to ban indoor smoking in St. Charles County takes another step toward

Health groups on Wednesday morning turned in petitions with about 34,000 signatures aimed at putting a strict countywide indoor smoking ban on the Nov. 6 election ballot.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 26, 2018 04:29
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