Protesters in the "No On Proposition AA" campain in Denver's Civic Center Park, Sept. 21.
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In Colorado, voters will consider a huge tax hike on newly legal marijuana. New Yorkers could expand gambling. And Washington voters are in the midst of a multimillion-dollar campaign over the labeling of genetically modified foods.
Originally published on Tue August 6, 2013 2:20 pm
Feeling lucky? Smoke-filled casinos cloud the health outlook for workers and gamblers alike.
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Public health advocates have lobbied hard in recent years to clear restaurants, bars and other workplaces of tobacco smoke, and the winds seem to be at their back.
Already, 36 states and the District of Columbia have enacted some version of an indoor smoking ban to protect the health of workers and patrons, and many local communities in other states have followed suit.