LA: Help Protect Shreveport Casino Employees

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Dear [Decision Maker],

As a resident of Shreveport, I am excited to see the city take action to improve the health of our community with the proposed smoke-free ordinance, but I am disappointed that all employees in Shreveport are not protected equally. Please make the proposed ordinance comprehensive by ensuring all indoor workplaces in Shreveport are smoke-free, including one of our largest employer groups - casinos. Casino workers have some of the highest health risk in our community. At work, they are continuously exposed to 7,000 chemicals that cause cancer and other serious illnesses. With COVID-19, secondhand smoke puts these workers even more at risk.



Please do what is right and pass a smoke-free ordinance that protects all workers in Shreveport equally.

Sincerely,
[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State ZIP]
[Your Email]