January 31, 2023 | Contact: email@example.com Casino Workers Group Fighting Indoor Smoking Invites Rivers Portsmouth Workers to Join Fight “We have made major progress on this bipartisan legislation, and we’re close to getting these bills passed. We believe you can do the same in Virginia.” Portsmouth, VA— Leaders of Casino Employees Against Smoking Effects (CEASE) have reached […]
January 27, 2023Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Rivers Casino’s New Non-Smoking Signs Do Nothing to Restrict Flow of Smoke “Having a Smoking Section in a Casino is Like Having a Peeing Section in a Pool.” Portsmouth, VA — In response to Rivers Casino Portsmouth putting up new non-smoking signs that make the left side of the gaming floor “smokefree” and […]
2 More Smokefree Casinos Opening in Pennsylvania “We applaud Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment for leading the way in providing a safe, smokefree environment for its employees and guests” January 26, 2023Contact: email@example.com Philadelphia, PA — Two more smokefree casinos are opening in Pennsylvania, according to a report today from Gary Rotstein of Penn Bets: “Parx’s run as […]
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January 25, 2023Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Rhode Island Legislation to End Indoor Smoking at Casinos Will Save Lives “Senate President Ruggiero Should Stop Blocking This Critical Bill From Passing.” Providence, RI— Cynthia Hallett, president and CEO of Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights, which advocates for smokefree casinos across the country, released the following statement after legislation to end indoor smoking at Rhode […]
Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc., a nonprofit that works in partnership with eight federally recognized Alaska Native Tribal Nations, unveils culturally responsive signage to help ensure the success of their new smokefree campus policy. This signage includes the indigenous word “Iqmik”, which translates to a mix of tobacco and punk ash used as recreational chewing […]
Smokefree Casino Advocates Respond to Rivers Casino Portsmouth’s Ventilation Claims Ventilation Systems “Are Not Effective Against Secondhand Smoke” and “Can Reduce Only Odor and Discomfort, But Cannot Eliminate Exposure” to Toxins January 24, 2024Contact: email@example.com Portsmouth, VA— Cynthia Hallett, president and CEO of Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights, which advocates for smokefree casinos across the country, released the […]
January 19, 2023Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org AC Casino Dealer Union Urges NJ Senate President & Speaker to Act on Smoking Bill “We Are The Only Union Representing These Workers Who Are Most Affected By Secondhand Smoke Exposure In Atlantic City. We Are Dismayed By The Delay In Action To Advance These Bipartisan Bills.” Atlantic City, NJ — The labor […]
January 18, 2023Contact: email@example.com Smokefree Advocates Respond to All-Time High Atlantic City Casino Revenue “Imagine How Much More Revenue Casinos Would Have Generated” Without Indoor Smoking Keeping Guests from Walking Through Their Doors Atlantic City, NJ– Cynthia Hallett, president and CEO of Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights, released the following statement responding to Atlantic City posting 2022 revenue figures that […]
The ANR Foundation is pleased to announce our most recent quarterly update to the lists and maps of U.S. municipalities and states with smokefree laws now in effect. Congratulations to Dayton, KY, for its new 100% smokefree workplace, restaurant, and bar law! See all of our updated lists on no-smoke.org. If you didn’t check it […]
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January 10, 2023 | Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org CEASE Releases “State of Casino Workers’ Health” Video Ahead of Governor Murphy’s Address WATCH: Workers Call on Lawmakers to Close the Casino Smoking Loophole by April 15 “The State of Our Health is Poor, and It’s Past Time for the State to Address It” Trenton, NJ— As Governor Phil […]