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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Mayor releases findings of study on air quality in bars, casinos since implementation of smoke-free ordinance

Air quality in Baton Rouge bars and casinos has improved by nearly 99 percent since the city banned smoking in June, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and the members of the Smoke-Free EBR Coalition said Wednesday. Researchers from New York-based Rosw
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Dec 11, 2018 19:21
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[Kansas] Are Sin Taxes Healthy for State Budgets? Taxes on vices are tempting but unreliable source of revenue

This is the paradox of sin taxes, the class of taxes that includes tobacco. These extra dollars and cents levied on products and activities considered detrimental to consumers—traditionally tobacco, alcohol, and gambling—are intended to accomplish two co
Pew Charitable Trusts
added Dec 8, 2018 18:59
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[Kentucky] Survey shows Ky. too obese and smokes too much, but not overly addicted to gambling … yet

we are far and away No. 1. They calculated the potential monetary losses — including both the lifetime and annual cost of a cigarette pack per day, health care expenditures, income losses and other costs — brought on by smoking and exposure to secondhand
Kentucky Today
added Nov 28, 2018 18:55
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[UK] Tobacco, gambling and alcohol donations 'rise during critical debates'

Study finds donations are targeted during debates on alcohol tax and gambling law reform and immediately before elections
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 22:00
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[Australia] Health head turned Crown director says gambling not as bad as smoking

One of Crown Resorts' newest directors has hailed her presence on the board as a positive for gambling harm minimisation. Jane Halton, the former head of the federal Department of Health and Ageing and current independent chair of the Council on the Age
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Nov 7, 2018 23:29
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[Missouri] SULLIVAN: Vote No on Prop F on November 6

Everyone in St. Louis County deserves the right to breathe smoke-free air. Prop F, a measure on the November 6 ballot...this proposition would exempt casinos from providing a healthier environment for their workers and customers. Casinos want to avoid la
St. Louis American Newspaper
added Nov 2, 2018 06:57
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[Missouri] Editorial: Partial smoking bans in St. Louis and St. Charles counties are better than nothing

In St. Charles County, there’s only one casino, Ameristar, which would have to make half its gaming space smoke-free if county residents pass what will be presented to voters as “Proposition Smoke-Free with Exemptions.” A stronger measure with no exempti
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 25, 2018 23:53
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[Missouri] LETTER: Smoke-free air is for everyone — no exceptions

Show-Me Smoke Free was dismayed to read a Post-Dispatch editorial that said proposed partial smoking restrictions in St. Charles and St. Louis counties were better than nothing....industry wants initiatives like these to pass. Weak smoke-free laws set us
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 25, 2018 23:48
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[California] Sycuan Celebrates 35 Years in Business by Giving Away $630,000 in 35 Days

Non-smokers will also enjoy over 800 slots and table games in the comfort of San Diego's first and largest fully-enclosed non-smoking room, complete with a separate entrance and Paipa's Buffet.
PR Newswire
added Oct 16, 2018 19:48
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[Missouri] Stronger St. Louis County smoking ban will be on Nov. 6 ballot – but the results won't be counted

A measure ending exemptions for casinos and more than 90 bars under St. Louis County's seven-year-old smoking ban will appear on ballots here Nov. 6, but the votes on it won't count after an appellate court on Tuesday upheld a lower court's ruling. A co
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 10, 2018 05:39
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