News: Smoke-free Environments

Could Navy submarine smoking ban lead military to quit?

Reuters Health By Ronnie Cohen A US Navy ban on smoking aboard submarines may offer lessons for enacting similar prohibitions in other parts of the military as well as in civilian life, a new paper suggests. […]

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posted on 09/08/2014

Will Nevada Ever See Smoke-free Casinos?

Las Vegas Weekly By Steve Friess She smiles at me broadly, a queen of hearts hurtling my way, photos of happy gamblers drinking and winning as they always do in these things. But this wasn’t just any […]

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posted on 08/20/2014

Harm of Smokefree Strip Overstated

Las Vegas Review Journal To the editor: Howard Stutz’s article about smoking at Strip casinos cited Deutsche Bank gaming analyst Andrew Zarnett, who made a few assumptions that just don’t stand up to further scrutiny (“Ashes […]

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posted on 08/04/2014

Let’s End Smoking in Nevada Casinos

Las Vegas Sun To the Editor: A recent journal article by a senior scientist with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“Secondhand smoke and smoking restrictions in casinos: a review of the evidence,” published […]

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posted on 04/03/2014

More Evidence for Smoke-Free Casinos

To the Editor: On the heels of the Surgeon General’s report that was released in January, a senior scientist with the Centers for Disease Control has just published more research further supporting need for all indoor […]

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posted on 03/27/2014

Nevada Leads Nation in Secondhand Smoke Exposure

Reno Gazette Journal By Steve Timko More than two-thirds of adult Nevadans are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke, the highest rate in the nation, according to a federal study. In fact, the No. 2 state for […]

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posted on 01/25/2014