Tag Archives: secondhand smoke

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Smokefree Casinos: Design for Success

Smokefree casinos and other gaming venues are now the norm in many U.S. regional gaming markets, competing successfully and providing safe, healthy jobs and entertainment without the toxic secondhand smoke….

Bingo, smoking don’t go together in Duncanville, Texas

The Dallas Morning News reports that the Duncanville City Council voted against a proposed exemption from the smokefree ordinance for bingo parlors. Council member Dennis Schwartz stated, “The real problem…

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Congrats New Orleans!

Congrats New Orleans! This year marks the first Mardi Gras with smokefree indoor air. Musicians and the amazing hospitality workforce that make this city so special no longer have to…

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Going Smokefree Matters: Casinos

Ventilation systems do not address the health hazards of secondhand smoke in casinos. Learn more with this CDC infographic:

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Win-River Casinos Air Quality Study

A study has been published that measured secondhand smoke particulate matter in the Win-River Resort and Casino. Read the full study: Measuring Indoor Air Quality and Engaging California Indian Stakeholders…

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Winner’s Circle in Indianapolis Should Be Smokefree

We agree.  Winner’s Circle staff deserve right to breathe smokefree air in job just like everyone else in Indianapolis. Secondhand smoke is a top preventable cause of chronic disease, health…

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Air Quality at Arkansas Racetracks, Unsafe Environments?

An air quality study at Oaklawn Park Racing and Gaming and Southland Park Gaming and Racing measuring fine particulates.

Alecia’s Story

Hear Alecia’s story in her own words about what it was like to work in Nevada’s smoke-filled casino industry, an industry that eventually took her life in 2015.

Support for Smokefree Casinos in Iowa

A letter to the editor in the Des Moines Register stated that, “Seven years after Iowa’s smoke-free-air law went into effect exempting gaming floors, the state continues to gamble with…

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Horseshoe Baltimore Casino Now Open!

Horseshoe Baltimore casino opened on August 26, 2014! We celebrate that this property, like all of Maryland’s casino workplaces, is 100% smokefree indoors. Smokefree indoor air means being welcoming to…