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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] Get Healthy Carson City: Working toward a smoke-free Carson City

Carson City Health and Human Services has contacted numerous landlords and managers of multi-unit housing complexes to work on smoke-free housing alternatives for our residents. If you’re interested in housing smoke-free efforts, the Health Department ha
Nevada Appeal
added Nov 2, 2016 06:44
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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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[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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[Nevada] Simon Keith golf outing offers llamas, cigars, great cause

Simon Keith Foundation golf tournament Friday at Siena Golf Course...Keith, a former UNLV soccer star and one of the world’s longest surviving heart transplant recipients, having fun and playing golf and smoking cigars
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Oct 10, 2016 16:43
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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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[Nevada] TMCC planning to go tobacco-free

With those numbers in mind, Truckee Meadows Community College is taking action, with the plan of prohibiting tobacco by the end of 2017. It’s not just cigarettes; vaping and chewing will be banned as well, and it’s not just on the main Dandini campus. T
KOLO Newschannel 8 (Reno, NV)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:25
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