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[Macau] Health Bureau defends proposed ban on e-cigarette sales

The city’s Health Bureau has defended its proposed ban on local sales of electronic cigarettes as part of the amendment of the tobacco control regime, saying that it does not agree with a survey suggesting that most smokers want to be able to choose to s
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Nov 2, 2015 09:03
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[Asia-pacific, China] Smoking protests continue in Macau

“A full smoking ban will have a disastrous effect on Macau’s principal generator of tax revenue and the businesses servicing the interests of VIP gamblers. After 15 consecutive months of revenue declines Kwok Chi Chung, the president of Macau’s Associati
GamingToday
added Sep 12, 2015 13:47
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[West Virginia] Anti-Smoking Group Against Bill That Includes Tobacco Increase

A bill that would raise the state cigarette tax by $1 over two years plus allow for smoking in casinos and VFWs remains alive heading into the final day of the legislature's 60-day session.
WCHS-TV8/58 (Charleston, WV)
added Mar 14, 2015 14:20
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Full Macau casino smoking ban expected by 2016

A government official in Macau says a full smoking ban for casinos is likely by 2016.The legislation is expected to include VIP rooms which are critical for the sector.Forecasts on the impact of the smoking ban vary widely, Deutsche Bank has one of the mo
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 11, 2015 22:12
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[Louisiana] Mayor Mitch Landrieu ratifies New Orleans smoking ban; starts countdown

Mayor Mitch Landrieu has started the countdown for most bars, hotels and casinos across New Orleans to toss out their ashtrays. He signed the citywide ban on smoking and vaping Friday (Jan. 30), making a day in April the last to light up inside most pl
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 31, 2015 10:08
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[Iowa] Branstad open to smoke-free casinos, changing gaming revenue distribution

The five-term Republican, who called himself a “militant non-smoker,” expressed interest in a Linn County proposal to create Iowa’s first smoke-free casino and ban smoking on the gaming floors of existing casinos. “I don’t think it’s right, I don’t thin
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Oct 17, 2014 01:00
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Casinos with smoking lounges confirmed by Macau govt

Macau’s Health Bureau has confirmed the 12 gaming venues that have received official approval for smoking lounges for their main casino floor patrons.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:40
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Casino smoking ban to be 'strictly enforced': Macau govt

The Macau government says it will “strictly enforce” the upcoming smoking ban for casino mass gaming floors. The city’s Health Bureau, the body in charge of enforcing the ban, said in a statement on Thursday that it would “rigorously” inspect the smokin
GGRAsia (mo)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:31
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[Arizona, New Mexico] Casinos Worry As More Navajo Communities Go Smoke-Free

Dozens of Navajo Nation communities passed local clean air resolutions this year. The measures ban tobacco use in government buildings and workplaces. The Oso Vista Ranch Project, a youth development organization in northwestern New Mexico, is working to
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:29
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[Indiana] Bar Owners Wrestle With Allowing Smoking or Staying Smoke Free

Just hours after the Supreme Court struck down Evansville's smoking ban large because of it's exemption of Tropicana Evansville, dozens of Evansville bars owners filed for waivers to allow smoking again. Steve Alsop, the owner of the Peephole Bar & Grill
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added Feb 16, 2014 12:51
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