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[Rhode Island] Law allows smoking at new casino in Tiverton

Despite a plea from a resident who is also a health practitioner to not allow smoking in the planned Twin River-Tiverton casino so workers are not subjected to the risks of second-hand smoke, state law dictates that casinos are exempt from the law that pr
Newport (RI) Daily News
added Jun 8, 2017 03:32
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Advocates making second effort to ban smoking in bars and casinos

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Dozens of people showed up at a rally on Wednesday at the Cinemark Theater in Perkins Rowe to support expanding a smoke free ordinance to include bars and casinos. That included five councilwomen: Barabara Freiberg, Erika Green
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:29
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[Texas] Nightclubs file lawsuit to stop Arlington’s new smoking ban

The lawsuit, filed in state district court, seeks a temporary injunction, claiming that the ordinance in unconstitutional and “places a business-killing burden” on bars, while exempting other businesses such as bingo parlors and fraternal organizations.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 27, 2017 19:29
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[Asia-pacific] Gaming workers group to join Macau legislative election

Ms Chao said her nomination committee is titled “Casino Frontline Workers”. “This is the first time we participate in the legislative election...call for a full smoking ban inside casinos,”
GGRAsia (mo)
added May 27, 2017 14:26
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Smoking ban pushed for all Pennsylvania casinos, bars

In the Rivers Casino parking garage on the North Shore, a Post-Gazette survey of 22 people last week showed that by a nearly 2-1 ratio, casino-goers opposed the current policy of allowing the smoking of cigarettes in designated areas. Fourteen people sai
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added May 23, 2017 12:51
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[Georgia] Ban for smoking postponed

Smoking in public places in Georgia will be banned on May 1 2018, a year later than was originally planned. The author of the draft bill, Guguli Maghradze, says that the decision was made after active consultations between Parliament and the government.
The Messenger (ge)
added May 11, 2017 03:09
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[West Virginia] Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health Takes No Action on Clean Air Law

heard more public comment regarding a current exemption to the indoor smoking ban. Three speakers urged the board to keep in place the current exemption that allows smoking in specified areas at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and in limited video
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added May 11, 2017 00:34
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[Pennsylvania] Proposed bill would ban smoking everywhere indoors

State lawmakers are considering expanding the Clean Indoor Act, House Bill 1309, to include 100 percent of public establishments - including bars, restaurants, casinos and clubs to be smoke free.
YourErie.com
added May 10, 2017 04:07
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Pennsylvania House proposal would end indoor smoking in bars, casinos

House Bill 1309 , introduced Friday by House Health Committee Chairman Matthew Baker, R-Tioga County, would scrap a list of exemptions in the 2008 Clean Indoor Air Act that let some businesses continue to allow smoking under certain conditions.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added May 10, 2017 04:06
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. Lawmakers Consider Smoking Ban in All Bars, Casinos

The bill would get rid of a list of exemptions in the 2008 Clean Indoor Air Act that lets businesses continue to allow smoking under certain conditions. Bars can still allow smoking under the 2008 law if 20-percent or less of its sales come from food.
KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh, PA)
added May 9, 2017 21:03
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