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Despite a plea from a resident who is also a health practitioner to not allow smoking in the planned Twin River-Tiverton casino so workers are not subjected to the risks of second-hand smoke, state law dictates that casinos are exempt from the law that pr
Jun 7, 2017 Newport (RI) Daily News
added Jun 8, 2017 03:32
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Dozens of people showed up at a rally on Wednesday at the Cinemark Theater in Perkins Rowe to support expanding a smoke free ordinance to include bars and casinos. That included five councilwomen: Barabara Freiberg, Erika Green
May 31, 2017 WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:29
The lawsuit, filed in state district court, seeks a temporary injunction, claiming that the ordinance in unconstitutional and “places a business-killing burden” on bars, while exempting other businesses such as bingo parlors and fraternal organizations.
May 27, 2017 Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 27, 2017 19:29
Ms Chao said her nomination committee is titled “Casino Frontline Workers”. “This is the first time we participate in the legislative election...call for a full smoking ban inside casinos,”
May 26, 2017 GGRAsia (mo)
added May 27, 2017 14:26
In the Rivers Casino parking garage on the North Shore, a Post-Gazette survey of 22 people last week showed that by a nearly 2-1 ratio, casino-goers opposed the current policy of allowing the smoking of cigarettes in designated areas. Fourteen people sai
May 23, 2017 Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added May 23, 2017 12:51
heard more public comment regarding a current exemption to the indoor smoking ban. Three speakers urged the board to keep in place the current exemption that allows smoking in specified areas at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and in limited video
May 10, 2017 Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added May 11, 2017 00:34
State lawmakers are considering expanding the Clean Indoor Act, House Bill 1309, to include 100 percent of public establishments - including bars, restaurants, casinos and clubs to be smoke free.
May 9, 2017 YourErie.com
added May 10, 2017 04:07
House Bill 1309 , introduced Friday by House Health Committee Chairman Matthew Baker, R-Tioga County, would scrap a list of exemptions in the 2008 Clean Indoor Air Act that let some businesses continue to allow smoking under certain conditions.
May 9, 2017 Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added May 10, 2017 04:06
The bill would get rid of a list of exemptions in the 2008 Clean Indoor Air Act that lets businesses continue to allow smoking under certain conditions. Bars can still allow smoking under the 2008 law if 20-percent or less of its sales come from food.
May 9, 2017 KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh, PA)
added May 9, 2017 21:03
Backers of proposed legislation to eliminate exemptions in Pennsylvania’s Clean Indoor Air Act say it would extend protections from the dangers of second-hand smoke in places like casinos, and also cover newer tobacco-related products such as e-cigarettes
May 9, 2017 Sanatoga (PA) Post
added May 9, 2017 20:12