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Casino Workers In Nevada Rally For Smoke-Free Workplace

Workers and patrons fed-up with breathing in secondhand smoke in Nevada casinos are rallying outside the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas Tuesday... The advocacy group Smoke-Free Gaming of America organized the rally in front of the Sands Expo and Convent
KUNR (Reno, NV)
added Sep 28, 2016 18:03
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[Nevada] Achieva to introduce air-filtration system for casinos at Global Gaming Expo

The PurAPlay digital clean air system, which uses the company’s Smoke Away advanced-filtration technology...prevents the release of secondhand smoke by vacuuming it from the cigarette and the smoker, Tanner said. The air then passes through the filter, wi
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 27, 2016 15:17
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[Nevada] Another Non-Gaming, Non-Smoking Hotel Opens Downtown

A new hotel in downtown Reno held its grand opening last night. It's a Courtyard by Marriott located near the Aces baseball stadium and the Truckee River. Reporter Brook Bentley with our media partner Northern Nevada Business Weekly says the opening rep
KUNR (Reno, NV)
added Sep 14, 2016 01:51
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[Iowa] LETTER: For casinos, non-smoking 'areas' are still a gamble

The WinnaVegas casino in Sloan might expect me to be celebrating that they’ve added a non-smoking area. I’m not, for good reason. It doesn’t protect people from the harms of secondhand smoke. Employees are still exposed to smoke and customers are, too.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Sep 8, 2016 13:18
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[Iowa] LETTER: For casinos, non-smoking 'areas' are still a gamble

The WinnaVegas casino in Sloan might expect me to be celebrating that they’ve added a non-smoking area. I’m not, for good reason. It doesn’t protect people from the harms of secondhand smoke. Employees are still exposed to smoke and customers are, too.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Sep 8, 2016 13:18
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[Asia-pacific] Total 73 Macau smoking lounges await approval: govt

Applications for a total of 73 smoking lounges across Macau’s casino market were pending government approval as of early July this year, said Health Bureau director Lei Chin Ion in a written reply to a question from Macau legislator Ella Lei Cheng I.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Sep 8, 2016 13:17
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] Where there's smoke . . .

The Health Bureau has revealed that 86 casino smoking rooms were approved by the government in early July; 73 applications for smoking rooms from 21 casinos are pending approval, TDM Radio reported. In response to Legislator Lei Cheng I’s written questio
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:52
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Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska launches smoke-free gambling option in Iowa

A Native American casino in northwest Iowa that’s owned and run by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is now offering a “non-smoking” gaming room...WinnaVegas Casino in the town of Sloan: “So many people out there love to gamble and hate cigarette smoke.”
Nebraska Radio Network
added Sep 6, 2016 21:52
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[Nevada] Survey: Mesquite voters want smoke-free casinos

Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air is now armed with results from a survey that found a clear majority of the city's voters strongly support its efforts to ban indoor smoking in all workplaces, including the city's biggest businesses. A May 2016 Publ
Pahrump (NV) Desert Valley Times
added Sep 2, 2016 01:19
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Moral Jeopardy / Risks of Accepting Money from the Alcohol, Tobacco and Gambling Industries

This book provides an original and engaging exposé of the ethical issues faced by people and organizations when they accept industry money in ways that facilitate corporate influence with the public and with policy makers.
Cambridge University Press (uk)
added Aug 12, 2016 20:12
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