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[West Virginia] Wheeling City Council: County-Wide Smoking Ban Would Burn Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack

Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott said imposing a full ban on indoor public smoking in the city would hurt business at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. The city uses revenue from the track to help pay off police and fire pension debt. Photo by Casey Ju
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added May 3, 2017 22:34
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[Georgia (Country)] UN supports comprehensive tobacco-control legislation in Georgia

Representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) called a press conference today to support the adoption of the Tobacco-Control Law in Georgia. UN representatives stressed that the draft legislation
Agenda.ge (ge)
added May 5, 2017 18:14
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[Texas] ALLEN: Growing trends argue against any real need for smoking bans

“a vast body of empirical evidence” shows that employees are compensated by their employers with “risk/unpleasantry premiums” that mitigate any “inefficiencies and injustices” of smoke exposure. In other words, a waitress in a bar that allows smoking wi
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Apr 14, 2017 00:35
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[West Virginia] Casino Employees Seek Continuation of Smoking Ban Exemption

Employees and patrons of Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and limited video lottery outlets are urging the Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health to keep in place those facilitiesá current exemption from the countyás clear air regulation. The board c
Martins Ferry (OH) Times-Leader
added Apr 13, 2017 11:15
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[West Virginia] Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack Employees Speak Out On Ohio County Smoking Ban

Employees and patrons of Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and limited video lottery outlets are urging the Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health to keep in place those facilities’ current exemption from the county’s clear air regulation. The board c
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Apr 12, 2017 13:50
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[Texas] Overflow crowd turns out for Arlington council vote on extending smoking ban

A divided City Council voted on Tuesday to extend the city’s workplace smoking ban after making a last-minute exception for bingo halls. In the first of two required readings, the council tentatively approved extending no-smoking regulations to include
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Apr 12, 2017 13:40
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[Texas] Arlington Passes Smoking Ban

After hours of debate, council members on Tuesday night decided to approve a new smoking ban but with one exception. Council members voted to create a “carve out” for Bingo parlors, which can continue to have smoking on the grounds. The Knights of Col
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Apr 14, 2017 23:04
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[West Virginia] VIDEO: Would Ohio County be in trouble with a 100 percent smoking ban?

Smoking is still allowed in Ohio County anywhere you can place a bet, but some health officials would like to change that. On Tuesday, a meeting was held concerning making the county 100 percent smoke-free.
WTOV TV9 (Steubenville, OH)
added Apr 11, 2017 23:40
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[Pennsylvania] Player's Advantage: Pain, then gain— how a casino chose to go smoke-free

Robert Low offers succinct advice to any fellow casino owners thinking about making their operations smoke-free. “Get prepared for some pain!” says Low, who voluntarily banned smoking inside his Palace Resort Casino in Biloxi, Miss., in 2011. However, h
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Apr 11, 2017 14:47
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[West Virginia] Wheeling City Council votes for economic impact study on completely smoke-free ban

City council has adopted a resolution to encourage the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department to do an economic impact study and to consider the economic impact of becoming completely smoke free. Last year, the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department expa
WTOV TV9 (Steubenville, OH)
added Apr 5, 2017 09:55
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