Thumbs Up to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for making its grandstands smokefree beginning in October 2017. Race fans will enjoy the Indy 500 next year without the secondhand smoke! Story here
Thumbs Up to MGM National Harbor- the first smokefree casino for gaming giant MGM Entertainment. But workers still need smokefree air in all their other venues too from Detroit to Vegas. See ANR’s ad
Thumbs Down to McCarran Las Vegas Airport for still allowing indoor smoking. This airport is a major hub for Southwest Airlines.
Thumbs Up to Windsor, CA for adopting an ordinance to require all apartments, condos, duplexes and senior residential care facilities to be smokefree, including both tobacco and marijuana smoking.
Thumbs Up to Oakland and San Francisco for proposed ordinances to prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco products. See the story here
Thumbs Down to Tobacco Companies that donated $1.5 million to President Trump’s inaugural events. What kind of influence are they hoping to buy? Regardless of administration or political party, Big Tobacco’s political contributions should be carefully monitored. See ANR’s story about Big Tobacco
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