Study: Too much smoke in casino restaurants

January 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);1/19/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p5
The article focuses on a second-hand smoke study by researchers at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas and the University of Kentucky which found unhealthful levels in some valley nonsmoking casino restaurants. On the other hand, business operators stress the economic implications of banning tobacco use in resorts. According to lead researcher Nancy York, while the air at gaming floors contained more pollutants or particulate matter than casino restaurants, the levels in nonsmoking restaurants also posed health risk to both patrons and employees.


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