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[Nevada] Pool hall is bucking Las Vegas tradition by going smoke-free; owner says customers are thankful

“We wanted a first-class facility to make a statement about what a pool hall is supposed to be like — tasteful, sleek, modern and clean...The response to the no-smoking policy has been overwhelmingly positive,” Griffin said. “I have maybe 10 people a day
Vegas Inc
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54

Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act celebrates 10 years since passing

The Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition celebrated 10 years of passing of the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act Thursday at the Governor’s Mansion. The Coalition held a ceremony in the Nevada Room to both celebrate a decade of clean air, but to also discuss t
Nevada Appeal
added Dec 9, 2016 21:38

Local students celebrating decade of Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act

Cimberlin Andrus of Healthy Communities’s Coalition’s Stand Tall program will be featured at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act on Dec. 8 at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City. Healthy Communities Coalition’s Sta
Nevada Appeal
added Dec 7, 2016 01:18
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Get Healthy Carson City: Celebrating 10 years of clean indoor air in Nevada Article

For many Nevadans, smoking in restaurants, grocery stores, and other public spaces is a faint memory, but before 2006, lighting up a cigarette was actually allowed in these spaces. In places like restaurants, where smoking used to be inadequately separat
Nevada Appeal
added Nov 30, 2016 19:37

[California, Nevada] Raley’s Moves to Make All Check Stands “Better For You”

In 2015, Raley’s eliminated tobacco products from stores. These decisions are in response to customers' increased interest in food and greater concerns about their health than ever before. These improvements in the shopping experience are based on Raley’
Business Wire
added Nov 15, 2016 21:00
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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

[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

[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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