Nevada



Nevada

The United States federal government under various jurisdictions both civilian and military owns
about 86% of the state's land. Total population in Nevada is estimated 2.6 million and the 85% of
residents in the state live in the metropolitan areas of Las Vegas and Reno. The state is well known
for its easy marriage and divorce proceedings, entertainment and legalized gambling. Resort areas
of Las Vegas, Reno, Lake Tahoe and Laughlin attract visitors from around the nation and world.


Sunrise over Reno, Nevada


(L) Lake Tahoe in winter (M) South shore of Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada mountains, Nevada
(R) Mt. Charleston, the highest mountain in southern Nevada, 56 kms northwest of Las Vegas


Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act

Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act prohibited smoking tobacco in any form in the places,which locate in
the buildings, where a person is employed. This law is already, in effect, since December 2006.

The smoking ban applies to the following areas:
(1) the school buildings and on school grounds; child care facilities with five or more children.
(2) all areas of grocery stores, convenience stores and drug stores
(3) all indoor areas within restaurants, including those in casinos or gaming establishments
(4) the bars, taverns and saloons that serve food; shopping malls and retail establishments; video arcades;
government buildings and public places,and movie theaters

The Act states that smoking is permitted in: areas within casinos where loitering by minors is already
prohibited by state law, stand-alone bars, taverns and saloons that do not serve food, strip clubs and
brothels; retail tobacco stores and private residences.


Map Source: University of Texas Libraries (R) A highway crossing Nevada's desert

Las Vegas ( Picture source:Wikipedia)


ネバタ州は日本人にとってもカジノシティとして有名なラスベガスが最大の都市である。湿気がなく税金も安い
とあって住みやすいとも言われている。1938年のフーバーダムの完成により豊富な電力を賄うことが出来て、
今日のようなネオン輝く街並みが出現した。

筆者は1962年9月にラスベガスとフーバーダムを自分の車で訪れている。ダムを眼下に炎天下に飲んだ瓶入り
コーラのうまさと、ベガスのイルミネーションの輝きを、今でも脳裏の片隅に刻み込んでいる。また、ネバタ州の
荒野で乗っていた車が故障したとき、親切にしてくれた若いアメリカ人カップルのことも忘れることは出来ない。


(L) Nevada's desert (R) Hoover Dam
( Picture source:Wikipedia)


2006年12月から施行されている受動喫煙防止法(クリーン・エア・アクト)では学校の建物内、グラウンド、
小児施設、グロサリー、コンビニストア、(広い意味の)薬局、(カジノ施設を含む)すべてのレストラン室内、
劇場、ショッピングモール、ビデオ店、州政府機関などの公共建物などがある。食事を出さない独立したバー、
居酒屋、サロン、ストリップクラブ、風俗営業店、タバコ販売店、および個人住宅は、屋内空間喫煙禁止の
規制から外された。



Total Smoking Ban in USA

smorking ban New Jersey  New Jersey
smorking ban Illinois USA Illinois
smorking ban California USA California
smorking ban Beverly Hills California Beverly Hills, California 
smorking ban condominium Condominium of California
smorking ban Washington state State of Washington
smorking ban Oregon USA Oregon  
smorking ban Montana USA Montana
smorking ban Colorado USA Colorado
smorking ban Arizona USA Arizona 
smorking ban Maine USA Maine
smorking ban Vermont USA Vermont 
smorking ban Massachusetts Massachusetts state.
smorking ban New York New York 
smorking ban Maryland USA Maryland 
smorking ban Washington DC Washington,D.C.
smorking ban Virginia USA Virginia
smorking ban Minnesota USA Minnesota 
smorking ban Delaware USA Delaware 
smorking ban Ohio USA Ohio 
smorking ban Iowa USA Iowa 
smorking ban Utah USA Utah 
smorking ban Rhode Island Rhode Island 
smorking ban Nevada USA Nevada 
smorking ban Michigan USA Michigan 
smorking ban Wisconsin USA Wisconsin


ネバタ州
2008年9月執筆 2009年11月英文加筆
執筆 医学博士 宮本順伯
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This information was provided by the Smokefree Hotel and Travel.
The article was written in September 2008, by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.




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Special Note: 日本語表示

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 WHO: Smoking should be banned in all public spaces.
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 Stop merging war criminals and war victims at Yasukuni Shrine.
 Tax saving's rental housing is mushrooming.

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