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Thursday hearing could decide fate of total smoking ban at Atlantic City casinos

Casinos have been exempted from previous indoor smoking laws. A new bill would strip that exemption.

Matt Trapani

Nov 27, 2023, 10:22 PM

Updated 204 days ago

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State lawmakers are nearing a decision about whether a total smoking ban will be issued at Atlantic City casinos. A hearing expected to be held this Thursday could decide the issue.
Casinos have been exempted from previous indoor smoking laws. A new bill would strip that exemption. The bill has bipartisan support.
Supporters of the ban say that it would protect casino workers from dangerous secondhand smoke.
Opponents say a smoking ban could lead to decreased revenues at casinos.


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