Las Vegas Lights FC go smoke-free
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 28, 2022
LAS VEGAS — In a win for Southern Nevada, the Las Vegas Lights FC home games at Cashman Field are now smoke-free. The decision by the Lights includes all tobacco products as well as e-cigarettes and vaping products. The current season continues through October with 17 home games remaining. The policy includes all areas within Cashman Field.
“The Southern Nevada Health District commends the Las Vegas Lights FC for its commitment to reducing exposure to smoking and secondhand smoke for its fans, players and staff members. Smoke-free spaces are a win for the overall health of our community,” said Dr. Fermin Leguen, District Health Officer for the Southern Nevada Health District.
“Lights FC is proud to partner with Southern Nevada Health District on this important community initiative,” said Brett Lashbrook, Lights FC Owner and CEO. “Our decision to make Cashman Field smoke-free for our matches was an important step in our collective aim to make living smoke-free everyone’s goooooooooooal!”
Smoke-free policies in outdoor sporting venues send a healthy message to the community. It makes tobacco use less visible and socially acceptable and provides a healthier environment for families.
The Southern Nevada Health District encourages all venues and employers to follow smoke-free policies.
The Health District maintains a list of smoke-free meeting spaces and housing directories as well as resources to help people quit smoking or vaping on its Get Healthy Clark County Live Tobacco Free and Spanish-language Viva Saludable Viva Libre De Tabaco pages.
The Southern Nevada Health District serves as the local public health authority for Clark County, Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas, Mesquite and North Las Vegas. The agency safeguards the public health of the community’s residents and visitors through innovative programs, regulations, and initiatives focused on protecting and promoting their health and well-being. More information about the Health District, its programs, services, and the regulatory oversight it provides is available at www.SNHD.info.