The American Lung Association is giving Nevada an “F” for tobacco control and prevention efforts.
Clark County investigators say cigarette ashes that were improperly disposed of on a patio sparked a fire in an eight-unit apartment complex over the weekend.
Nevada’s anti-smoking law has been upheld by the state Supreme Court.
Nevada bars can now serve food and allow smoking for customers.
The Nevada Supreme Court will decide later this year whether to overturn a portion of the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act.
Smokers could be paying more if a bill raising tobacco taxes is approved.