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Bogalusa passes smoking ban called ‘most comprehensive’ in Louisiana

City Council passed a city-wide smoke-free ordinance during its meeting Tuesday night, December 20. Among those urging the council to support the ordinance were young people who made a presentation to the council on the dangers of secondhand smoke. The
WGNO ABC26News (New Orleans, LA)
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11
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[Australia] James Packer, Lendlease used lure of jobs, taxes to overrule planning laws

Crown is skilled at using lobbyists to secure favourable rules. By law, the casino's VIP gaming rooms were exempted from a smoking ban – one of the few public places in Australia – to compete with Singapore, Macau, the Philippines and Las Vegas.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:40
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[West Virginia] Casino owners sue over smoking ban

Three video lottery casino owners have filed a lawsuit against the Brooke County Commission and Brooke County Health Department, alleging the department acted outside its state-given powers when it implemented a ban on smoking in the businesses.
Weirton (WV) Daily Times
added Dec 10, 2016 13:57
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[Florida] Seminole Hard adds smoke-free blackjack tables

If you or somebody you know has ever skipped a trip to the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa because there's just too much smoke in the place, they've heard you loud and clear. And now, they’re gambling on the addition of a new smoke-free area for tabl
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Dec 4, 2016 17:24
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[Asia-pacific] Talk to us re smoke lounge retention: Macau casino staff

Two of Macau’s gaming labour groups have separately told GGRAsia they want the government to explain further how a proposal to retain smoking lounges on Macau gaming floors can still protect casino workers from the risk of harm from second-hand smoke. T
GGRAsia (mo)
added Dec 4, 2016 17:08
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[Russia] Casino chimp dies young after aping gamblers’ vices ($$)

A captive chimpanzee that started smoking and drinking heavily after being pushed into a life of vice at a casino has died at the age of 24 in a Russian zoo. Keepers at Gelendzhik safari park on the Black Sea coast had to spend months weaning the chimp,
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:16
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[Russia] Roulette wheel-spinning chimp dies aged just 24 after becoming addicted to alcohol and cigarettes

John the Chimp dies of heart attack after being forced into vices at Russian casino.
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:09
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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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[Nevada] LETTER: Clean the air

I want to make it clear that I support clean indoor air, 100 percent. There are 20 states that have smoke-free casinos...-- Mike Benham Candidate, Mesquite City Council
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:13
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[Nevada] HAMMOND-MOORE: Move forward, Mesquite: Ban indoor smoking

I worked for one of the casinos in Mesquite .... I would come home after spending more than 10 hours a day in the smoke-filled environment. My children didn’t even want to hug me... The scare tactics provided by Ms. Delaney, that several hundred people w
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Oct 24, 2016 22:15
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