Tag Archives: Smoke

Support your lung health during smoke season

Jul. 18—With the early start of this year’s fire season, it is important to support respiratory health as we endure poor air conditions. There are many ways to maintain and better your lung health, but the first step is learning more about how lungs work and why they are so important. The lungs take in oxygen through the windpipe, which branches into two airways called bronchi. These airways lead into the lungs and become increasingly narrow until they end in alveoli, commonly referred to as air sacs. […]

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UNLV proposes smoke and tobacco-free campus policy

UNLV campus (Las Vegas Review-Journal file photo)

UNLV is considering a new policy that would prohibit on-campus smoking and tobacco use. If approved, the change would ban smoking — including the use of electronic cigarettes — and tobacco products such as chewing tobacco in all university spaces, both indoors and outdoors. It would apply to students, employees, contractors and vendors, and visitors. Under state law, smoking in any form is already prohibited in indoor workplaces, including spaces owned or occupied by the Nevada System of Higher Education. But UNLV students and staff are allowed […]

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“BET ON HEALTH: AFTER A 15 YEAR EXEMPTION IT’S TIME TO GO ALL IN ON SMOKE FREE CASINOS”

“BET ON HEALTH: AFTER A 15 YEAR EXEMPTION IT’S TIME TO GO ALL IN ON SMOKE FREE CASINOS” Atlantic City, NJ,– On Thursday April 15, 2021 at 11:00 AM EDT, a virtual press conference will be held via Zoom followed by a 12:00 PM live event in Atlantic City on the Boardwalk at Kennedy Plaza, both in honor of the 15th anniversary of the NJ Smoke-Free Air Act (SFAA). The SFAA was passed to protect workers and patrons across the state from secondhand smoke, with a glaring […]

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