Tag Archives: secondhand smoke

Jay’s Story

Jay has been frequenting casinos for 25 years and remembers what it was like when Colorado’s casinos were smoke-filled. Because Colorado’s state-regulated casinos are smokefree now, he has seen the…

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Backgrounder on Smokefree Casinos

Casinos and other gaming venues are expanding at a rapid rate across the U.S. and are one of the leading employers, providing over one million jobs in commercial and tribal…

Secondhand Smoke and Gaming Facilities

This Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights fact sheet provides information on the health hazards of secondhand smoke exposure; information on ventilation claims; patron support for smokefree casinos; and more!

Treva's Story

Treva’s Story

Treva shares her story of what it is like to work in casinos. Treva is now a casino dealer in a smokefreeĀ  casino and she loves it!

Vinny's Story

Vinny’s Story

After decades working at a smoke-filled casino, Vinny Rennich found out he had lung cancer. He had never smoked.

Fighting for Smokefree Air: President Shelly’s Story (Navajo Nation)

President Ben Shelly talks about the importance of taking care of the health of the Navajo people, including those working at tribal casinos within Navajo Nation. This interview was conducted…

Jane’s Story

An interview with former casino worker Jane (Janie) Kilgor in Las Vegas, NV. Hear from Jane, what is was like to work as a dealer in casinos in all that…