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Susan Chandler and Jill B. Jones

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780801450143

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801450143.001.0001

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Big Tobacco Rides the Strip

Big Tobacco Rides the Strip

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(p.137) 10 Big Tobacco Rides the Strip
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Casino Women
Author(s):

Susan Chandler

Jill B. Jones

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Cornell University Press
DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801450143.003.0010

This chapter focuses on the health consequences to dealers of secondhand smoke. Smoke scared all the dealers interviewed. Tied to the gaming tables, they literally ate smoke, hour after hour, year after year. They could ask customers not to smoke or to hold their cigarettes away from the table, but most were reluctant to do that as it might impact their tips or cost them their jobs. An in-depth look at the hundreds of thousands of internal documents from the tobacco industry housed at the University of California, San Francisco Medical School revealed an entire world—well-funded and religiously kept secret—of legal, research, and public relations strategies carefully designed by the tobacco and gaming industries to keep Nevadans smoking and state regulations at bay. Secondhand smoke was indeed a larger and much more deadly story.

Keywords:   women dealers, secondhand smoke, casino workers, women's health, smoking, tobacco industry, gaming industry

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