News: Smoke-Free

UNR Student Advocates for Smoke-Free Movement

Guest Blog: Sydney Miranda, University of Nevada, Reno School of Community Health Sciences I am a Community Health Sciences student at the University of Nevada, Reno, set to graduate in spring of 2021. This semester I have […]

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posted on 12/03/2020

It’s Time for Casinos and Bars to be 100% Smoke-Free

Blog By: Kelli Goatley-Seals, MPH, NTPC President When my son turned 16, he started looking for a job. Here is important context: I am a former contractor for a local health insurance company who provided wellness education to […]

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posted on 11/20/2020

Park MGM is a good start, but smoke free should be the new standard on the Las Vegas strip

By: Cynthia Hallett, The Nevada Independent Earlier this year, a longtime Las Vegas gaming employee named Steve called in to KNPR and summarized for listeners why the city’s casinos must finally go smoke free. “I started dealing on […]

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posted on 10/26/2020

Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition Challenging More Casinos to go Smoke-Free

By: KTNV Staff, KTNV The Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition (NTPC), comprised of collaborating public health and private partner organizations, is celebrating MGM’s decision to open the Park MGM and NoMad in Las Vegas smoke-free. In addition […]

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posted on 09/28/2020

By Going Smokeless, Park MGM can be a Healthy Trendsetter on the Strip

By: Editorial, Las Vegas Sun MGM Resorts International gave Las Vegas two reasons to cheer with its announcement that the Park MGM resort would reopen at the end of the month. Not only is it a […]

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posted on 09/18/2020