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[Macau] Cigarette break

There will be no change any time soon to the smoking ban currently implemented in casinos There is no urgency in changing the current smoking ban and implementing a full casino smoking ban. This was the government’s conclusion during yesterday afternoon’
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Apr 9, 2014 00:50

[Macau] AL plenary: Gov't sees no need to rush in revising smoking legislation

The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture has stated that, for now, there is no need to rush into revising legislation on smoking, particularly not to introduce a full smoking ban within casino resorts.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Apr 8, 2014 22:06

[New Jersey] E-cigarette users want acceptance from non-smokers

“The last thing I want to do is be classified as a cigarette smoker when I don't do that anymore. I'm not that person anymore. None of us are," said the mixologist at 9 South Vapors in Galloway Township. "Especially like in the casinos, the last thing I
WMGM-TV NBC40 (Linwood, NJ)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:25

[Macau] Assembly to debate full smoking ban in casinos

The Legislative Assembly yesterday gave a unanimous nod to debating amendments to the tobacco control law next month, urging the government to immediately implement a full smoking ban in casinos. Assembly member Ella Lei Cheng I, who tabled the motion, s
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Mar 26, 2014 03:57

[Philippines] Smoke from bingo parlor gets in eyes of toy store clients

Smokers now need to play bingo elsewhere, as a protest started by toy store customers compelled SM Malls to enforce a ban on indoor smoking. More than 1,300 people have signed an online petition that compelled SM
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Mar 26, 2014 02:11

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 1,300 petitioners hit SM branch for letting second-hand smoke waft into toy store

More than 1,300 people have signed a petition started by a government employee asking the management of SM Fairview in Quezon City to prevent cigarette smoke in a Bingo parlor from being inhaled by children in an adjacent toy store. (TV 5) (ph)
added Mar 25, 2014 05:00

Sands, Wynn, MGM May Feel Heat From Macau Smoking Ban

A partial ban on smoking in casinos could disrupt the huge gambling industry in China's Macau, which generated more than $41 billion in revenue last year. Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and MGM Resorts International (MGM), which all have mul
Investor's Business Daily
added Mar 20, 2014 13:34

Secondhand smoke and smoking restrictions in casinos: a review of the evidence

Employees and patrons are exposed to SHS in casinos, posing a significant, preventable risk to their health. Policies completely prohibiting smoking in casinos would be expected to greatly reduce or eliminate SHS exposure in casinos, thereby protecting th
Tobacco Control
added Mar 8, 2014 08:58

[Indiana] Winnecke Disappointed With Court's Decision on Smoking Ban

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke says he is disappointed with the Indiana Supreme Court's decision to overturn the city's smoking ban. The high court says the ordinance is unconstitutional because it treats the casino different that other bars and restaur
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added Feb 16, 2014 16:18

Indiana Supreme Court Strikes Down Evansville Smoking Ordinance

A Chief Justice wrote, "Today we hold that this clause invalidates an Evansville ordinance expanding the city's smoking ban to bars and restaurants but exempting its only riverboat casino." In the ruling, the Indiana Supreme Court said the ordinance's e
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added Feb 16, 2014 13:12
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