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[Nevada] Smokeless tobacco no safer than cigarettes

The problem, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is that high school athletes also use smokeless forms of tobacco at higher rates than non-athletes. But is smokeless tobacco a safer alternative to smoking? Not at all, says
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Oct 5, 2015 14:15
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[Nevada] Outside gaming expo, table-game dealers push for smoke-free casinos

They’re tired of the carcinogenic puffs of smoke in their faces. Tired of gaming executives placing profits over employees’ health. And tired of inaction from the Nevada Legislature. “If the state goes nonsmoking, there’s no competition,” said Cynthia Fa
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 30, 2015 09:36
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[Nevada] Group rallies for smoke-free casinos

Dealers, gamblers, and union members rallied outside the Sands Expo Tuesday to advocate for smoke-free gambling floors. Experts say it will be a tough battle to try and remove smoking because it all comes down to money -- banning smoke could hurt revenu
KLAS-TV Channel 8 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:11
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[Nevada] Protesters hold smoke-free casinos rally outside Sands Expo

Some fed-up casino employees and gamblers wrapped up a rally Tuesday morning, pushing for casinos to ban smoking. The rally was organized by Smoke-Free Gaming of America, which says there is no reason for casinos to have employees breathe secondhand smok
KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:10
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[Nevada] Smoking bans not a major topic at G2E — but they should be

Not found among the list of discussion topics being covered during the Global Gaming Expo is the idea of a casinowide smoking ban. It's an issue the gaming industry can't avoid. There are more nonsmoking commercial casino states (18) than casino states
Casino City Times
added Sep 28, 2015 18:22
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[Nevada] To smoke or not to smoke at casinos? That is not the question at G2E

Not found among the list of discussion topics being covered during the Global Gaming Expo is the idea of a casinowide smoking ban... Banning smoking in casinos where the activity has long been allowed is not simple. In Las Vegas, it would need to be impl
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Sep 27, 2015 11:13
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[Nevada] Vegas Cigar Roller Beauties "Light Up" The Strip In A Whole New Way

The Cigar Dolls® are female cigar rollers yes, women that roll cigars, made famous since their launch four years ago in the underground world of cigar events in Las Vegas and Hollywood. The Dolls, known by a select group of event planners and celebrity g
PR Newswire
added Sep 23, 2015 16:54
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[Louisiana, Nevada] LETTER: Harrah's New Orleans article blowing smoke

Stutz writing that a smoke-free law is more devastating than Hurricane Katrina is highly offensive to the true victims of that horrible storm. Mr. Stutz should apologize ... seems to care about corporations substantially more than people.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Aug 24, 2015 07:16
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[Nevada] Mesquite group searches for way to push clean air initiative

Around 40 people packed the Clean Indoor Air meeting earlier this month, rallying for workplaces to go smoke-free, citing all the damage secondhand smoke can cause. Mesquite City Councilman Rich Green, who was present at the meeting, said the group shou
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Aug 7, 2015 18:45
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[Nevada] Local group holding clean air meeting

The Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air will have a free public coalition meeting Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. at Highland Estates, 555 Highland Drive, to discuss Mesquite workers’ exposure to secondhand smoke in the workplace.
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Jul 25, 2015 11:55
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