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[Louisiana] McCOLLISTER: ‘Business Report’ Publisher: Metro Council should approve smoking ban

Here in Baton Rouge, it’s time for bars and casinos to join the smoke-free zone. The Metro Council will consider such a measure at its meeting this evening and, frankly, with seven co-sponsors of the proposal, it’s expected to pass. That said, every coun
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Jun 29, 2017 09:09
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[Asia-pacific] Macau gaming area probed for smoking breach: govt

Health Bureau is investigating claims that a gaming area at the Galaxy Macau casino resort, on Cotai, was in breach of Macau’s smoking control regulations. The inquiry concerns the alleged absence of “no-smoking signs in [a] no-smoking zone”, the Health
GGRAsia (mo)
added Jun 26, 2017 02:32
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[Pennsylvania] Stricter anti-smoking law could negatively impact business, local bars, casino report

Baker said HB 1309 has wide support among his colleagues, so he is confident it will pass. He added that the bill is supported by more than 60 major organizations and special interest groups, Baker said, including the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 12, 2017 21:49
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Ordinance could ban smoking in EBR bars and casinos

Ban supporter and Councilwoman Chauna Banks believes this time they have the votes. “We have a responsibility as a city-parish government to ensure that all our citizens have an opportunity to have a good time but also in a safe, smoke-free environment,
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:04
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Second-hand reformation

thousands of workers in establishments exempted from the ban continue to involuntarily endure the serious health risks of exposure. Baker’s bill would end the unwarranted exemptions for casino gambling areas and for bars
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 9, 2017 12:12
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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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