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[Louisiana] Ban on smoking in Baton Rouge bars, casinos take effect June 1

Come June 1, you'll no longer be allowed to light up inside Baton Rouge area bars and casinos. Metro council members approved the ban on smoking last summer, but it's only now taking effect. Advocates who pushed for the ban say about 3,000 workers in th
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Utah] Casinos without the smoke? Mesquite citizen group aims to ban smoking in public places

Citing reasons like the danger of secondhand smoke, the group of citizens with the Mesquite Clean Indoor Air Initiative Petition Committee is seeking to get an ordinance passed through the City of Mesquite to ban smoking in public places. The City of Mes
St George (UT) News
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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Macau Casino Employees Less Satisfied in Workplace, but More Confident in Career Outlook

Beginning in 2019, all gaming tables and slot machines must be at least 9.8 feet (three meters) from smoking lounges. The indoor smoking chambers must also feature “negative pressure” ventilation systems that pull in contaminated air and prevents it from
Casino.org
added Apr 26, 2018 18:28
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[Louisiana] Bill to make bars, casinos smoke-free still being worked out

A statewide measure to prohibit smoking in bars, casinos and sports arenas is still on the back burner as one Acadian lawmaker is working to ensure businesses aren’t harmed. Rep. Dustin Miller, D-Opelousas, postponed House Bill 881 — an effort to protec
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 18, 2018 13:25
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[Asia-pacific] Bar from Macau casinos repeat tobacco sinners: activists

A Macau gaming labour activist group has called for blacklisting of casino customers repeatedly caught smoking in areas where tobacco use is forbidden. The group’s leader, Cloee Chao (pictured, third right), delivered to the city’s Legislative Assembly
GGRAsia (mo)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:42
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Louisiana bars, casinos, sports arenas could be smoke free if this bill passes

If Opelousas Democratic Rep. Dustin Miller succeeds in clearing committees and both chambers, Louisiana would soon be the first Southern state to have a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law. He sidestepped a vote last week on his House Bill 881 and pr
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 17, 2018 18:59
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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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