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Smoking bans are no longer a threat to casino revenue

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – For decades, it was accepted wisdom in the casino industry that eliminating smoking would automatically lead to revenue declines and customer losses. But a new report examining how the coronavirus pandemic has changed gamblers’ habits says that may no longer be the case. The report issued Friday by Las Vegas-based C3 Gaming come as several states, including New Jersey, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania, are considering banning smoking in casinos. The research firm says its report was done independently and was not financed by […]

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Florida man Seth Settle arrested for killing mom who told him no smoking in room

A 19-year-old Florida man was arrested and charged with allegedly shooting and killing his mother in their Polk County home this week. Seth Settle reportedly shot and killed his mother Thursday after she ordered him to stop smoking cigars in his bedroom, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said, according to Fox 13 Tampa Bay. The incident occurred shortly after Settle’s father left work on what seemed like a normal weekday. Shortly after 9:30 a.m., though, he had received a call that his wife had been taken to a hospital. Authorities were first alerted to the […]

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Battling Tobacco In Ohio | News, Sports, Jobs

State lawmakers say the health of Buckeye State residents is important to them, and in many instances the state is making progress when it comes to fighting poisons such as those found in tobacco products. But on three fronts the American Lung Association says Ohio is failing. The state received F grades on the ALA’s annual assessment in the categories of tobacco prevention and cessation funding, tobacco taxes, and flavored tobacco products. Ohio did receive an A for smoke-free air and a B for access […]

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Africa: Tobacco Harm Reduction in Africa: Has The Revolution Started?

On January 20th, 2022, the virtual Harm Reduction Exchange took place with two panels of discussions that were held around the hot topic of Harm Reduction. The first https://allafrica.com/stories/202201270843.htmladdressed risk reduction in various areas such as cancer, skin bleaching and drug use,whilst the second one addressed more specifically Tobacco Harm Reduction. This event was organized by Integra Africa (Pan-African Brand and Strategy consulting company) in collaboration with Philip Morris International (PMI). During the second panel discussion, Dr KgosiLetlape from South Africa could not have made it clearer. […]

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Oak Hill Hospital Named Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center – CBS Tampa

Lara Perry, R.T.(R)(ARRT), Manager of Diagnostic Imaging (left) and Sandy Lee, CT Technologist II (right). Oak Hill Hospital offers a free pre-screen assessment for patients to determine if they meet the lung screening requirements. BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) — Oak Hill Hospital is excited to announce during Lung Cancer Awareness Month that it is now a designated Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed […]

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Nichirei : Occupational Health and Safety (183KB/2 pages)PDF

Initiatives for Achieving a Sustainable Society Environment Social Governance Occupational Health and Safety If employees are to maximize their abilities and potential, they must be physically and mentally healthy, and be able to work in a safe, comfortable environment. The Nichirei Group considers its employees to be irreplaceable and works with them to create safe, open and invigorating workplaces. Health Management Initiatives ■Basic Policy We will promote the creation of a lively workplace where labor and management cooperate, based […]

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Smoke shop sales associates concerned FDA approval will encourage youth to vape | News

ATLANTA (CBS46) — For the first time, the FDA authorizes e-cigarettes to stay on the market. The agency approved three “Vuse” vaping products, made by the world’s biggest cigarette company, R.J. Reynolds. “I think it’s a great thing,” said Shareiff Dickson, assistant manager at World Piece. “I was always against actual cigarettes, in general. Cigarettes carry thousands of chemicals inside, versus something like the Vuse uses.” The products approved are strictly tobacco-flavored. And some contain as much nicotine as a pack of cigarettes.  “I’ve been vaping and using e-cigarettes […]

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Kent smokers encouraged to take part in Stoptober – The Isle Of Thanet News

Get help to quit smoking Stoptober is back to launch its 10th mass quit attempt on 1st October, calling on smokers in Kent to join the 2.3 million others who have made a quit attempt with the campaign since it launched a decade ago. Over 6 million adults in England still smoke, and it remains the leading cause of premature death, with almost 75,000 preventable deaths a year. In Kent, figures for 2019 showed that 13.7% of residents smoked. Although this was a record low across the […]

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Advertising nicotine vaping products | Mirage News

The TGA has today published a revised TGA advertising permission allowing pharmacies and pharmacy marketing to groups to promote, through certain media, that they are able to dispense nicotine vaping products (such as nicotine e-cigarettes, nicotine pods and liquid nicotine) on prescription. The revised advertising permission replaces the permission published in July 2021 to provide greater clarity for pharmacies and pharmacy groups on what is allowed whilst not acting as a ‘push’ for ever users, particularly youth. In particular, the revised advertising permission: Sets out the three […]

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Kehlani Stopped Smoking Weed Because It ‘Messed with My Vocal Cords’

Kehlani Stopped Smoking Weed Because It ‘Messed with My Vocal Cords’ | PEOPLE.com Skip to content Top Navigation Close this dialog window Explore PEOPLE.com Close this dialog window Share & More Close this dialog window View image Kehlani Stopped Smoking Weed in 2018 Because It ‘Messed with My Vocal Cords’ and ‘Took a Lot of Energy’ this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Source link

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