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[Montana] Great Falls casino smoking rooms involved in another lawsuit

Great Falls casino owners say the Montana Department of Justice's Gambling Control Division demanded they remove their gambling machines from the rooms, even after previously approving them. According to court documents, for the past two years the Gambli
KRTV (Great Falls, MT)
added Jan 19, 2014 00:15
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[Montana] Public scrutiny intensifies as e-cigarettes gain popularity

In Montana, e-cigarette use was highest — 22.5 percent — among people ages 18-34, according to the 2013 Montana Adult Tobacco Survey. The median age of adults who reported use of e-cigarettes was 31 years. There is no Montana-specific data available abo
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Jan 16, 2014 04:06
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[Montana] Great Falls repeals ordinance banning smoking within 20 feet of buildings

The Montana Tavern Association had lobbied the commissioners to change the ordinance because it was too hard to enforce. Others noted the statewide Clean Indoor Air Act, which bans smoking in all public buildings, began applying to bars and casinos on Oc
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 20, 2013 18:50
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[Montana] Smoking increases stroke risk by up to four times

The health benefits of quitting smoking begin immediately. The Montana Tobacco Quit Line provides coaching and other support to help Montana residents stop using commercial tobacco. Help is free at 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669.
Sidney (MT) Herald-Leader
added Dec 4, 2013 02:47
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[Montana] Clean Indoor Air Act: Indian Center urges tobacco-free life

the Missoula Indian Center will be collaborating with the University of Montana American Indian Student Services to celebrate the CIAA and provide tobacco use prevention education. Please come visit our table at the University of Montana Native American A
The Missoulian
added Oct 3, 2013 12:38
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[Montana] VIDEO: Great Falls considers encouraging tobacco-free zones in parks

The Cascade City-County Health Deparment and the Great Falls Park & Recreation Department have teamed up to ask the Great Falls City Commission to pass a resolution on Tuesday night that would encourage people to refrain from smoking in areas of city park
KRTV (Great Falls, MT)
added Sep 18, 2013 03:21
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AHRENS: Montana Opinion: Smoke shacks harm workers

Given the facts, one has to wonder why a select few Great Falls casino owners want to continue to risk the lives of their workers -- and their customers -- by building smoking huts attached to their casinos. All who are in them, and anyone in adjoining r
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Sep 1, 2013 02:50
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[Montana] REHMER: Smoke-free housing avoids the dangers of secondhand smoke

Some landlords and property managers are adding no-smoking policies to their rental contracts. The move makes sense, since prohibiting smoking can improve the health of tenants and the landlord’s bottom line.
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Aug 21, 2013 06:44
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[Montana] EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco ad has Helena ties

Another reason to be proud of our youth. Well done.
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Aug 15, 2013 10:27
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[Montana] Are Great Falls 'smoke shacks' violating the Clean Indoor Air Act?

At issue are so-called ‘smoke shacks’ attached to the casinos. These ventilated rooms allow people to smoke, drink and use gaming machines. Bar owners are open-air vents in the rooms make them technically not indoor, enclosed, spaces.
Montana Public Radio
added Jul 31, 2013 19:48
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