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Study says casino air 14 times smokier than outdoors

14 January 2009

INDIANA -- As reported by the Indianapolis Star: "Indiana's casino workers and customers breathe air containing 14 times more secondhand smoke than the air outside, a Purdue University study has found.

"The study, released by the Indiana Campaign for Smokefree Air and the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians, comes as the legislature reconsiders a smoke-free workplace law. A similar bill did not make it to the floor last year.

"Casinos, bars and private clubs have lobbied against such a law, arguing it would detract from their business and infringe on their customers' rights.

"But proponents of the bill, and a separate effort to ban smoking in all Marion County workplaces, say this study and others on secondhand smoke show that all employees deserve protection..."

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