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Appeals Court Upholds Country Club Exemption To North Carolina Smoking Ban
Posted on 21 Mar 2012 by Michael Lefkowitz

RALEIGH, N.C. - (Mealey's) The North Carolina Court of Appeals on March 20 upheld a law that exempts private country clubs from a statewide smoking ban, saying the law does not deny due process rights of nightclub owners because its purpose is to... Read More

Casino Secondhand Smoke Suit Settles For $4.5M
Posted on 3 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - (AP) A former Atlantic City casino employee has settled his secondhand smoke lawsuit for $4.5 million. Vince Rennich had sued Tropicana Casino and Resort, saying his lung cancer was caused by 25 years of exposure to secondhand smoke... Read More

New Orleans Casino Owner Sued Over Secondhand Smoke
Posted on 12 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) A lawsuit seeking class-action status accuses Harrah's New Orleans Casino of failing to protect its employees from dangerous levels of secondhand smoke. The mother of a former Harrah's dealer who died of cancer last year filed... Read More