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[Northern Marianas Islands] Minority pushes anew for compliance with smoking law

The House minority bloc reiterated yesterday their concerns over the Saipan casino’s alleged noncompliance with smoking prohibitions, urging authorities to enforce the law. In a letter to casino regulators, all nine House minority bloc members reiterate
Saipan Tribune (mp)
added Dec 3, 2015 23:24
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[Northern Marianas Islands] Brown: 'We are complying with anti-smoking law'

BEST Sunshine International chief executive officer Mark Brown says they are addressing the compliance requirements of the anti-smoking law and will continue to make sure that they follow the law. In an interview on Friday, Brown said they had received t
Marianas Variety (mp)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:29
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[Northern Marianas Islands] ‘Casino not in violation of smoking law’

Best Sunshine International, Ltd. maintained yesterday that it has not violated anti-smoking law, even as health officials took steps for a potential citation of the Saipan casino that they say is an unenclosed facility that exudes secondhand smoke into
Saipan Tribune (mp)
added Nov 26, 2015 10:23
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[Northern Marianas Islands] BSI casino smoke scuffle comes down to what ‘enclosed’ means

A group of House minority lawmakers has written to public health officials to complain about the alleged violation of the anti-smoking law by Best Sunshine International, Ltd.’s temporary casino in T Galleria, which they’ve described as an “unenclosed sm
Saipan Tribune (mp)
added Nov 23, 2015 22:03
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[Northern Marianas Islands] Brown: Best Sunshine on notice with smoking concerns

The chief executive officer of Saipan’s casino said they are planning to implement “air curtain walls” at each of their gaming facility to address concerns from the public on the secondhand smoke that exudes from their facility.
Saipan Tribune (mp)
added Nov 8, 2015 21:17
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[Northern Marianas Islands] Senate strikes out enclosed smoking exemption

deleted in its entirety an amendment to the casino law that would have exempted Best Sunshine Live from enclosing its casino floor off from the harmful second hand smoke that emanates from its gaming floor, removing the provision after hearing clamor from
Saipan Tribune (mp)
added Oct 29, 2015 21:59
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[Asia, Northern Marianas Islands] STEPHENS: Lighting up

I’ve seen that smoking rates in Asia are often higher than the U.S., and the rates of smoking are usually heavily skewed toward males. One of the first things I noticed when I worked in Saipan’s tourism industry was that so many of our customers were smo
Saipan Tribune (mp)
added Oct 16, 2015 07:49
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[Northern Marianas Islands] Resident says tobacco law working

Under Public Law 11-75, establishments or individuals selling or giving tobacco to minors will be penalized. It also imposes penalties on those under the age of 18 found to be possessing, using or smoking tobacco. Store staffers interviewed by this repo
Marianas Variety (mp)
added Oct 6, 2014 13:03
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[Northern Marianas Islands] Customs hits undeclared cigarettes

Division of Customs Services director Joe Mafnas said dozens of “undeclared” cigarette cartons were recently intercepted, including those from an airline employee. “That was a big hit,” Mafnas told Saipan Tribune, referring to a Customs employee’s decisi
Saipan Tribune (mp)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:22
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[Northern Marianas Islands] AGIU agents arrest suspect in largest haul of smuggled cigarettes

Attorney General's Investigation Unit investigators arrested on Thursday a man who allegedly tried to smuggle 4,000 cartons of undeclared cigarettes shipped from the Philippines.
Saipan Tribune (mp)
added Dec 26, 2012 00:08
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