Do Nevadans support smoke-free casinos? New poll gives insight

Do Nevadans support smoke-free casinos? New poll gives insight

Article brief provided by Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • McKenna Ross, Las Vegas Review-Journal
April 23, 2024 2:18 PM
  • McKenna Ross, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Almost 60 percent of Nevada voters said they would support banning smoking in casinos, according to a new poll released Tuesday from a state clean air advocacy group.

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Fifty-eight percent of voters surveyed said they would support a potential law that made all workplaces in Nevada, including casinos, completely smoke free while indoors, the poll commissioned by the Nevada Tobacco Control and Smoke-free Coalition found. Meanwhile, 39 percent opposed such a law.

Nevada voters also said they viewed elected officials who voted for an indoor smoking ban more favorably, 55 percent to 35 percent, according to the poll.