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[West Virginia] Hancock County Commission Still Considering Smoking Ban

officials heard from several others in favor of keeping the existing rule in place. Commissioners also acted on a motion during a recent meeting to seek outside counsel in regard to the order presented Jan. 5 by former MTR Gaming Group CEO Ted Arneault t
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Jan 31, 2017 17:42
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[Florida] Seminole Hard Rock Tampa christens new poker room

staked its claim as a premier poker destination as it officially opened its new, state-of-the-art poker room. The 46-table non-smoking room features Wi-Fi outdoor covered smoking area,
World Casino News
added Jan 15, 2017 18:08
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[Indiana] Editorial: Erase the haze for a healthier community

It’s been almost five years since Indiana enacted a statewide smoking ban in public places. The law, however, excluded bars and casinos... But that loss will be more than made up for by attracting non-smoking customers to venues they long ago fled. It w
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Jan 11, 2017 21:11

[New York] Senecas add tax-free gas, tobacco sales to Niagara Falls land

Tax-free gasoline and tobacco products went on sale Friday at a new Seneca One Stop outside the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel. The Seneca Nation of Indians opened a 24-pump gas station and convenience store on its 50-acre territory in downtown Niagara F
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 26, 2016 16:31
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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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