HB 1657 Eliminates Indoor Smoking, Closes the Casino Smoking LoopholeAdvocates Say “No One Should Be Forced to Choose Between Their Health and Their Paycheck” September 15, 2023 | Contact: email@example.com Pennsylvania State Representative Dan Frankel introduced legislation to end indoor smoking in the state’s commercial casinos and protect frontline workers from being exposed to secondhand smoke […]
Customer Reviews Also Influenced Decision: “The Number One Complaint Was Only the Stench on the Property From the Smoke.” Berkeley, CA – Another casino is voluntarily going smokefree as momentum builds to protect workers and patrons at casinos across the country. Isleta Resort & Casino in New Mexico held a press conference yesterday announcing their […]
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Employees at Isleta Resort & Casino Overwhelmingly Voted to End Indoor Smoking in Their Workplace Isleta Resort & Casino in New Mexico has announced a new permanent smokefree policy to protect the health of their employees and guests. Casino executives held a press conference this week noting that guests frequently complained about the smell of […]
Whether on business travel or family vacation, nothing ruins a hotel stay quite like the reek of secondhand smoke in one’s hotel room. It’s more than a nuisance—it’s a health hazard. Smoking in hotel bars and guest rooms was the norm until the mid-2000s as a result of Big Tobacco’s partnership with the hotel trade […]
Responsible Gaming Education Month Begins Today “A Critical Component of Responsible Gambling is Taking Periodic Breaks. Smokers Who Must Step Outside to Smoke Take a Responsible Break.” September 1st, 2023 Berkeley, CA — With Responsible Gaming Education Month beginning today, the gaming industry should factor into their responsible gaming best practices the impact of allowing […]
Name ANR as a Beneficiary in Your Will At Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights (ANR) and ANR Foundation, we’ve made great strides in creating a healthier, smokefree world from offices and grocery stores to airplanes and restaurants and casinos. But there’s more work to be done, and we need your help. Hospitality Workers Deserve Better Millions […]
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Public Health Group: Smoking Carveout for Casinos Threatens Health, Creates Uneven Playing Field for NC Small Businesses – and Gives Big Tobacco Exactly What They Want Raleigh, NC— Advocates for smokefree casinos are urging North Carolina lawmakers to ensure that any commercial casinos that open in the state are smokefree indoors to protect the health […]
AB374 Would be a Significant Roll Back of Statewide Smokefree Workplace Protections A California bill in the 2022-2023 legislature threatens to roll back smokefree workplace protections for workers at marijuana/cannabis businesses while also expanding marijuana hospitality venues. Assembly Bill 374 would allow marijuana retailers to sell food, non-alcoholic beverages, and sell tickets to concerts and […]
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Casino Workers Face 30% Higher Risk of Lung Cancer Due to Secondhand SmokeWorker-Led Movement Continues Fight for Popular, Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Workplace Conditions, Close Casino Smoking Loophole Berkeley, CA— In recognition of World Lung Cancer Day on August 1, Cynthia Hallett, president and CEO of Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights, issued the following statement:“This World […]
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G2E to Hold Discussion on Smoking with Parx Casino CEO Eric Haulser, BCSlots’ Brian Christopher, C3 Gaming’s Andrew Klebanow, & ANR July 26, 2023 | Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Berkeley, CA – Cynthia Hallett, president and CEO of Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights, released the following statement after the American Gaming Association (AGA) and Global Gaming Expo (G2E) announced […]
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