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[Russia] Roulette wheel-spinning chimp dies aged just 24 after becoming addicted to alcohol and cigarettes

John the Chimp dies of heart attack after being forced into vices at Russian casino.
IBTimes (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:09
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Chimp dies aged 24 after being made to smoke and drink at casino in Russia

The chimp, named John, took up the bad habits after being offered whiskey and cigarettes by punters while he worked spinning roulette wheels at Kosmos casino in Moscow. In a bid to save the monkey’s life, John was transferred to Glendzhik safari park on
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:08
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[Nevada] LETTER: Clean the air

I want to make it clear that I support clean indoor air, 100 percent. There are 20 states that have smoke-free casinos...-- Mike Benham Candidate, Mesquite City Council
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:13
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[Nevada] HAMMOND-MOORE: Move forward, Mesquite: Ban indoor smoking

I worked for one of the casinos in Mesquite .... I would come home after spending more than 10 hours a day in the smoke-filled environment. My children didn’t even want to hug me... The scare tactics provided by Ms. Delaney, that several hundred people w
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Oct 24, 2016 22:15
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[Nevada] LETTER: We can’t allow it

“In Mesquite, we have more than 2,000 citizens who depend on their jobs... That’s correct, and those people also count on their leaders to be cognizant of the public health of the community at-large. Two-thousand workers are breathing secondhand smoke eve
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Oct 24, 2016 22:14
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[Cyprus, Spain] Tales from the Coffeeshop: Smoking casinos, fun for all the family

a casino resort had been opened in Spain, but did not last long. The reason it failed was because smoking was not allowed, Lakkotrypis said, in all seriousness. We, smart Cypriots would not be so naive – our casino law stipulates that smoking would be a
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Oct 16, 2016 13:57
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[Nevada] Council candidates worry about adverse effects of smoking ban

There's a near-unanimous consensus among the six candidates seeking election to the Mesquite City Council that a smoking ban in the city's casinos would yield negative effects on the city’s business community and leave hundreds of residents without jobs.
Pahrump (NV) Desert Valley Times
added Oct 13, 2016 21:35
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[Nevada] DELANEY: A smoking ban is too risky for Mesquite

We live in Mesquite, a small city of about 19,000 people. The hospitality industry is the single-largest employer in Mesquite. The hospitality industry makes the largest contribution to our tax base through gaming and room tax. This filters back to Mesq
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:09
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Casino Workers In Nevada Rally For Smoke-Free Workplace

Workers and patrons fed-up with breathing in secondhand smoke in Nevada casinos are rallying outside the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas Tuesday... The advocacy group Smoke-Free Gaming of America organized the rally in front of the Sands Expo and Convent
KUNR (Reno, NV)
added Sep 28, 2016 18:03
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[Nevada] Achieva to introduce air-filtration system for casinos at Global Gaming Expo

The PurAPlay digital clean air system, which uses the company’s Smoke Away advanced-filtration technology...prevents the release of secondhand smoke by vacuuming it from the cigarette and the smoker, Tanner said. The air then passes through the filter, wi
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 27, 2016 15:17
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