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The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey Supports "Not 18 Yet? No Bet" Campaign

September 12, 2017

Hamilton, NJ -- 09/12/2017 -- The Council for Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) recently took part in a press conference hosted by the NJ Lottery at the ACME located in Hamilton Square, NJ. The event, which took place on August 16th, kicked off the Lottery's "Not 18 Yet? No Bet" campaign, an initiative that aims to educate and remind both retailers and citizens that New Jersey law forbids anyone under the age of 18 from buying or selling lottery tickets.The CCGNJ proudly supports this initiative and seeks to aid anyone suffering from disordered gambling, from underage gamblers in Hamilton to retirees addicted to racetrack wagering in Freehold, NJ, and everyone in between.Carole Hedinger, Executive...

The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey Set to Host 35th Annual Statewide Conference Next Week

September 12, 2017

Hamilton, NJ -- 09/12/2017 -- The 35th Annual State Conference on Disordered Gambling is just a week away. The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) invites any professionals working in a field related to gambling to the event (as well as all other interested parties), which takes place on September 15th at the East Windsor Holiday Inn. The mission of both CCGNJ and the conference is to promote education about gambling addiction and to connect problem gamblers and their loved ones to resources for treatment and support.The conference will consist of a full day of public workshops and presentations all centered on a central theme: "The New Frontier in Gambling Treatment." The theme is inspired by the work of Plenary Session leader Dr. Alyssa N. Wilson and Keynote Speaker Dr. Marc Potenza. Both doctors will be presenting their research at the event. A full line-up of guest speakers in the field will also be speaking...

The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey Observes National Recovery Month

September 26, 2017

Hamilton, NJ -- 09/26/2017 -- This September, the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) observes National Recovery Month. Every year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors the month of September with the objective of improving understanding and awareness of substance use and mental disorders. At the same time, they celebrate and recognize those who recover. Their theme this year is "Join the Voices for Recovery: Strengthen Families and Communities."The CCGNJ is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing resources and support to people struggling with gambling addiction (such as an addiction to illegal sports betting in the Meadowlands area of NJ or other...

The Costs of Indoor Allergies and Asthma Continue to Rise

May 3, 2017

Raleigh, NC May 03, 2017 As the gross layer of yellow, dust-like film known as pollen coats outdoor furniture and vehicles, people’s attention often turns to allergies and asthma triggers. Even those lucky few that rarely have allergies are often triggered by the prevalence of pollen in the environment during this time of year. For people suffering with asthma, pollen season can be particularly troublesome. However, indoor particle pollution is an issue throughout the entire year, not just when it becomes visible during pollen season. In the United States, an alarmingly high 50 million people suffer from allergies and 25 million people suffer with asthma. These numbers increase every year and many people with allergies go undiagnosed due to over-the-counter...

The Cornucopia Institute Spotlights Organic Industry in Turmoil: Pioneering Farmers Threatening to Jump Ship

October 30, 2017

The USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) has been facing a maelstrom of criticism after a series of investigative reports in The Washington Post documented abuses on factory farms and uncovered large quantities of fraudulent imported organic commodities. On September 18, the Office of Inspector General released the results of an audit finding the USDA failing dismally in their congressionally mandated oversight of imports. Also in September, the NOP's longtime director, Miles McEvoy, announced his abrupt retirement....

The Cornucopia Institute Announces Organic Get Out Of Jail Free Card -- USDA exonerates largest "organic" factory dairy

September 28, 2017

The USDA's comprehensive letter describing how Aurora is complying with the law is virtually unprecedented. In past cases, the department merely stated that they had closed investigations, finding the allegations to be unsubstantiated. The Washington Post, utilizing drone imagery gathered over a week's time, found few of the 15,000 milk cows grazing at the facility, as is required by organic regulations. The USDA dismissed this evidence. Cornucopia filed a series of complaints in late 2014 against Aurora and nearly a dozen other organic factory...

The Cordish Companies' Live! Casino & Hotel Named "Best Casino" In Maryland From Casino Player Magazine For 5th Straight Year

September 14, 2017

The magazine's annual "Best of Gaming" Awards survey invites readers to vote for their favorite casinos and gaming experiences in the country. Live! Casino swept the majority of categories among Maryland casinos, earning 1st Place honors for Best Players Club for its Live! Rewards Card program; Best Promotions, Best Table Game Tournaments, Best Slot Tournaments, Best Poker Tournaments, Best Reel Slots, Best Blackjack, Best Craps, and Best Live Poker. "Casino guests have a lot of options for where they choose to...

The Cordish Companies' Live! Casino & Hotel Wins 14 "Best Of Dining & Nightlife" Awards From Casino Player Magazine

May 5, 2017

HANOVER, Md., May 5, 2017 -- The Cordish Companies' Live! Casino & Hotel is the recipient of 14 "Best of Dining & Nightlife Awards" from Casino Player Magazine, including top awards for Best Overall Dining, Best Variety of Restaurants, and Best Overall Entertainment of all Maryland casinos. The annual survey from Casino Player, the leading national publication covering the gaming industry, asks readers to vote for their favorite casinos in...

The Cordish Companies Completes Exterior Structure Of Flagship Live! Hotel, Scheduled To Open In Early 2018 As Brand's First Hotel Property

October 17, 2017

Located within the Arundel Mills Commercial District next to Arundel Mills Mall, Live! Casino & Hotel will offer guests premier gaming entertainment at one of the country's top commercial casinos, along with luxury accommodations and world-class customer service. Live! also operates LIVE! LOFTS, a boutique hotel minutes from the casino. Together, the properties will offer guests 560 rooms for overnight accommodations and multiple spaces for events and private meetings. "We are now one step closer to creating an experience that does not currently exist in the region today," said David Cordish, Chairman of The Cordish Companies. "Nowhere else can you find this mix of dynamic gaming, first-class accommodations, entertainment, dining, and retail, plus our trademark customer service....

The Cordish Companies And Live! Casino & Hotel Rank Among Top Five Corporate Philanthropists In The Baltimore Area

October 30, 2017

Cordish and Live! Casino have consistently ranked among the top corporate philanthropists in the region, since the Casino opened in 2012, landing in the top five for the past two years. "The Cordish Companies have long embraced a culture of giving and community service," said Zed Smith, Chief Operating Officer, The Cordish Companies. "Our Live! in the Community program provides financial contributions to many regional organizations in all markets where we do business, and encourages our family of team members to maintain an active presence in their own communities by supporting causes that matter to them." "Corporate giving and community service are key components of our company culture," said Travis Lamb, General...

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