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[Nevada] New law would allow hospitals to discriminate against hiring smokers

Currently, it is illegal for an employer to discriminate against a worker because they smoke tobacco, but soon hospitals and other medical facilities may legally discriminate on that fact alone. "Yeah, I pretty much agree with that, because smoking is b
KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Feb 21, 2013 11:32

[Nevada] New Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) Exhibiting in Las Vegas October 8, Promoting E-Cig Self-Regulation

The recently chartered Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) attends its first trade show on October 8, 2012 in Las Vegas where it looks to introduce its program and attract new members.
PR Web
added Sep 25, 2012 12:57

[Nevada] John Packham: Eliminate scourge that is tobacco

From time to time, I am asked about the source of my militancy on tobacco issues. My reasons are both professional and personal. . . . The only remaining question is whether or not state lawmakers possess the political courage to restore funding for tob
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Aug 5, 2012 13:19

[Nevada] It's Going to Take an Evolution to Win With Tobacco

with these changes, retailers and manufacturers must also rise up and evolve to fit into the category's new normal. Evolution is something that Jonathan Drew, president of Drew Estates, knows something about. As the keynote speaker at Tobacco Plus Expo 2
Convenience Store News
added Feb 3, 2018 00:42

[District of Columbia, Nevada] Henderson cocktail waitress blames secondhand smoke for her lung cancer

Buonanno flew to Washington, D.C., March 15 to represent the American Lung Association’s Lung Force initiative, urging policymakers to increase sustained funding for lung cancer research. She was one of 50 people sent there on Lung Force Advocacy Day, wh
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Apr 14, 2016 21:57

[Nevada] HAAR: Blog: 6 Burning Questions for the NATO Show / Local regs, deeming and e-cig shrinkage: What CSP is watching at the 2016 tobacco conference

1. What’s the over/under on a deeming-regs announcement? Easily the most pressing question of the year: When will the FDA announce the final deeming regulations on cigars, electronic cigarettes and other unregulated tobacco products? Whether it’s before
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 15, 2016 21:42

[Nevada] BRISTOL: The Seven Plagues of Sin City

secondhand smoke in casinos is not only toxic to tourists; it’s a major problem for casino employees. In September, members of the Transport Workers Union Local 721, which represents table-game dealers, picketed outside the Global Gaming Expo...two brand-
Vegas Seven
added Jan 8, 2016 18:19

[Nevada] BLAIR: Massive cigarette tax hike would burn state

The tobacco tax is a regressive levy that targets a specific group of low-income individuals, disproportionately funding government on the backs of those who can least afford it. Cigarette taxes have proved to be unstable revenue streams that rarely deli
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added May 11, 2015 10:09

[Nevada] Complaining of secondhand pot smoke: protected concerted activity or terminable offense?

A carpenter hired by Circus Circus Casinos in Las Vegas to work on guest rooms complained during a safety meeting that workers were exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke while performing work in rooms and he was concerned that this exposure could cause a
Lexology (uk)
added Jan 20, 2015 12:38

[Nevada] LETTER: Reasons to make casinos smoke-free

Let’s get ahead of the curve and make the bold move to make Nevada casinos smoke-free. The benefits would be immediate and would be felt for generations to come.
Las Vegas Sun
added Dec 28, 2014 21:24
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