News: Smoke-free Environments

Smoking ban no longer a threat to casino revenue, report says

By Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal  June 17- Two Southern Nevada gaming and tourism industry experts envision a time when Las Vegas casinos will ban smoking, but they say it won’t happen overnight. And the […]

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posted on 06/20/2022

Las Vegas Ballpark joins list of smoke-free sporting facilities in the valley

By Martha Cruz, 3 News March 31- The Las Vegas Ballpark is getting ready for baseball season as they declare a new policy for the facility on Thursday. The ballpark teamed up with the Las Vegas […]

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posted on 04/07/2022

Reno Aces, Washoe County Health District, and Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition Team up to Make Greater Nevada Field Tobacco Free

Our Sports Central March 23- The Reno Aces are thrilled to announce that Greater Nevada Field will be a smoke and vape-free facility starting on Aces’ Opening Day on Tuesday, April 12 thanks to a newly […]

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posted on 04/06/2022

Lights announce Cashman Field as smoke-free facility

By Alex Wright, Las Vegas Review-Journal March 28-The Lights FC have announced that home games are now smoke free in a partnership with the Southern Nevada Health District. All tobacco products, along with e-cigarettes and vaping […]

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posted on 04/05/2022

Park MGM remains Strip’s lone smoke-free resort-casino

By Greg Haas, Channel 8 Local News March 9- It’s been almost a year and a half since Park MGM reopened as a smoke-free resort, a breath of fresh air among Las Vegas casinos where gamblers […]

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posted on 03/15/2022

American Lung Association “State of Tobacco Control” Report Release

The 20th annual American Lung Association “State of Tobacco Control” report evaluates states and the federal government on the proven-effective tobacco control laws and policies necessary to save lives. The report serves as a blueprint for […]

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posted on 01/27/2022

Legislation to ban smoking in casinos reintroduced

By Eric Conklin, The Press of Atlantic City January 12- A group of state senators has reintroduced a bill to permanently make Atlantic City’s casinos smoke-free. The new bill, S264, was introduced in the Senate and […]

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posted on 01/13/2022

Anti-Smoking Group Taking Another Swing at Casino Smoking Ban

By: Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal The battle to ban smoking in casinos is heating up again. Americans for Nonsmokers Rights, a California-based advocacy group seeking to ban smoking in casinos nationwide, has jumped on […]

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posted on 08/13/2021

NTPC Position Statement: Secondhand Cannabis Smoke

Smoke is Smoke Secondhand cannabis smoke is a complex chemical mixture of smoke emitted from combusted cannabis and the smoke that is exhaled by the user.1 It contains tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the chemical responsible for most of […]

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posted on 06/09/2021

Smoke Free Truckee Meadows

It’s time to clear the air. For work. For play. For life. Smoke Free Truckee Meadows, led by NTPC, and supported by numerous partners and organizations, is working to ensure smoke-free air for everyone in the […]

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posted on 05/03/2021