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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

[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

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

[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

[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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[Nevada] Another Non-Gaming, Non-Smoking Hotel Opens Downtown

A new hotel in downtown Reno held its grand opening last night. It's a Courtyard by Marriott located near the Aces baseball stadium and the Truckee River. Reporter Brook Bentley with our media partner Northern Nevada Business Weekly says the opening rep
KUNR (Reno, NV)
added Sep 14, 2016 01:51
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[Nevada] Mesquite Clean Indoor Air coalition moving forward with city council soon

Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air coalition is working to rally the community in hopes that change will come soon. Wedgies Sports Bar & Grill was packed last Thursday night as the coalition met to encourage its supporters to spread the word about co
Pahrump (NV) Desert Valley Times
added Sep 14, 2016 01:50
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[Nevada] Survey: Mesquite voters want smoke-free casinos

Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air is now armed with results from a survey that found a clear majority of the city's voters strongly support its efforts to ban indoor smoking in all workplaces, including the city's biggest businesses. A May 2016 Publ
Pahrump (NV) Desert Valley Times
added Sep 2, 2016 01:19

New FDA regulations could damage Nevada’s vapor industry

As coordinator of the tobacco program at the Southern Nevada Health District, Maria Azzarelli mapped stores selling vapor products in Clark County. Of particular interest...was just how close vape shops were to “youth venues,” such as schools.
Las Vegas Sun
added Aug 29, 2016 14:03

[Nevada] California Ranks As Least Tax Friendly State

Kiplinger has ranked California the “least tax friendly state.”...Cigarettes are taxed $0.87 per pack and all other tobacco products are taxed at 28% of the wholesale price...Nevada does have a higher cigarette tax ($1.80 per pack) (Sonora, CA)
added Aug 26, 2016 23:42
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