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[Louisiana] Group pushing bar, casino smoking ban in East Baton Rouge includes doctors, musicians, public officials

The last remnants of lit cigarettes legally allowed in Baton Rouge’s bars and casinos could soon turn to ash if a campaign unveiled Tuesday is successful in creating an East Baton Rouge Parish ordinance to prohibit smoking in all workplaces. A group of
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 27, 2016 18:59

[Louisiana] Poll: 70 percent of EBR voters in favor of extending workplace smoking ban

Local, state and national public health groups have released the results of polls that show 70 percent of East Baton Rouge Parish voters are in favor of extending the statewide smoke-free policy to all workplaces, including bars and casinos.
WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jan 27, 2016 06:17

[Washington] Smoking ban clears the air / Latest health concerns focus on effects of vaping products

Ten years after Washington State’s Smoking in Public Places law was put into effect, local health officials and restaurant owners agree that overall the smoking ban has been a good thing both for workers and for business.
Spokane Journal of Business (Wa)
added Jan 14, 2016 18:49

Ask Joe: Are businesses following Nevada's no-smoking law?

I checked with Phil Ulibarri over at the Washoe County Health District about the letter from our viewer, who said there are a few exceptions to the smoking ban. Those exceptions are gaming areas inside of casinos, stand-alone bars and bars or restaura
KRNV News 4 (Reno, NV)
added Jan 13, 2016 07:07

[Missouri] St. Louis bar owner testifies that smoking ban would put him out of business

Herbert Krischke, owner of south city’s Trophy Room, said his smoking patrons will take their business to St. Louis County if his bar goes smoke-free...lawsuit asks St. Louis Circuit Judge David Dowd to block the city from enforcing the ordinance or decl
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 12, 2016 19:10

[Northern Marianas Islands] BSI installs enclosures, says they’re ‘fully compliant’

Best Sunshine International Ltd.’s live training casino inside the T Galleria in Garapan is now in compliance with the Smoke-Free Air Act, with the casino fully enclosed in glass walls.
Saipan Tribune (mp)
added Jan 12, 2016 16:22

[Nevada] BRISTOL: The Seven Plagues of Sin City

secondhand smoke in casinos is not only toxic to tourists; it’s a major problem for casino employees. In September, members of the Transport Workers Union Local 721, which represents table-game dealers, picketed outside the Global Gaming Expo...two brand-
Vegas Seven
added Jan 8, 2016 18:19

[Indiana] City smoking ban dispute heads to Supreme Court

The Indiana Supreme Court wants to hear more from Hoosier Park about why patrons at its Winner’s Circle off-track betting parlor in downtown Indianapolis should be allowed to light up when smoking in similar public places is generally banned by city ordi
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 31, 2015 17:05

[Missouri] Judge temporarily halts expiration of city smoking ban exemptions

A St. Louis Circuit Court judge has issued a temporary restraining order against the expiration of a certain exemption granted by the city’s smoking ban law. Thom Gross, public information officer for the court, said Judge David Dowd’s order is in effect
St. Louis (MO) Business Journal
added Dec 30, 2015 23:27

[Missouri] Judge Halts Enforcement of City Smoking Ban

victory for the smaller bars in St. Louis...Given a five-year exemption after the city's ban initially went into law, the bars and their owners were irked that the city had carved out a permanent exemption for the deep-pocketed casinos, but not them.
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Dec 30, 2015 23:22
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