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Vote on Louisiana smoking ban pushed to next week

A proposal to expand a no-smoking policy to casinos, bars and entertainment venues across the state has been deferred for a week, after opponents questioned whether the bill would unintentionally lead to the closure of some businesses. The measure (HB 8
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 17, 2018 16:10
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[Missouri] Petition drive underway to put tougher St. Louis County smoking ban on Nov. 6 ballot

A coalition of health groups is gathering signatures to force a public vote Nov. 6 on snuffing out exemptions for casinos and more than 90 bars allowed under St. Louis County’s seven-year-old indoor smoking ban. The proposed county charter amendment, co
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 13, 2018 14:53
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Smoke-free Louisiana act to be introduced at the State Capitol

Just last week, state officials launched a campaign to persuade legislators to say yes to a policy that would make all of Louisiana's workplaces, including bars and casinos smoke-free. On Thursday, April 9 at 9 a.m., numerous organizations and advocates
WVLA Local 33 | WGMB Fox44 | brproud.com (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:46
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Proposed bill would make all Louisiana bars, casinos smoke-free

That is, if the Legislature passes a House bill. Proponents say it would protect patrons and workers from secondhand smoke, but those opposed say it could hurt business. Days from now, HB 881 will head to the Health and Welfare Committee for consideratio
WVUE Fox 8 (New Orleans, LA)
added Apr 11, 2018 13:40
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Proposal could force all Louisiana bars and gaming facilities to go smoke-free

A measure that will be introduced Tuesday (April 3) by Representative Dustin Miller calls for a statewide comprehensive smoke-free policy that would make all workplaces, including bars, casinos and gaming facilities smoke-free
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[Texas] Smoking in Fort Worth bars and bingo parlors ends soon. Are city parks next?

In December, the City Council updated the city's smoking ordinance to include bars and bingo parlors. The new law goes into effect March 12. Organizations pushing for a smoke-free city pursued the change, saying the city has not kept pace with public sen
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Mar 7, 2018 04:08
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Smoking Bans May Not Rid Casinos of Smoke

Toxic residue from smoking remains on surfaces inside a casino for months after smoking has been banned there, a new study has found. "Casinos are unusual environments because of the amount of smoking that takes place 24/7 over long periods of time," sai
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 6, 2018 15:09
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[Maryland] Live Casino & Hotel to open large outdoor smoking patio

Live Casino & Hotel is constructing a large smoking patio that it says will distinguish it from its rivals by offering table games, slot machines and a bar, all in an outdoor space. Smoking is barred inside Maryland’s six casinos. But the patio, called
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 21, 2018 00:44
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A Casino goes smoke free: a longitudinal study of secondhand and thirdhand smoke pollution and exposure

Long-term smoking in a casino creates deep THS reservoirs that persist for months after a smoking ban. A complete smoking ban immediately improves air quality and significantly reduces exposure to SHS and THS. However, THS reservoirs contribute to continu
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2018 01:49
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[California, Nevada] Third-hand smoke may linger forever: Study shows casinos are still toxic to customers after cigarette ban - and replacing material could be the only solution

But several states - including Nevada - allow 'adult venues' like casinos to allow smoking indoors. In some states, including California, where the new study was conducted, tribal casino are exempt from otherwise universal bans.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 19:48
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