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Macau casinos weigh the odds of imposing smoking ban ($$)

Pandering precisely to the tastes and foibles of the visiting Chinese gambler, the environment around Macau's tables is already a manic concoction of odd habits and physical tics. Believing resolutely in Lady Luck (and determinedly ignoring the mathemati
The Australian (au)
added Dec 26, 2012 01:45
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[Nevada] In Sin City, an old vice gets snuffed out

casino bosses here flaunt their gaming floors as the last bastion of the guiltless cigarette. But Westgate’s move suggests the continuing cultural shift toward smoke-free cities and public spaces may finally clear the air of some of the most celebrated s
Washington Post
added Apr 10, 2016 17:00
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[Asia] Macau smoke ban unlikely ready early 2016: legislator

The working committee of Macau’s Legislative Assembly asked to examine the revised tobacco control bill “may take about a year” to finish its report, legislator Chan Chak Mo said on Wednesday. He also announced a 60-day public consultation process.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Jul 22, 2015 19:20
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[Asia] First-reading vote on Macau smoking ban delayed to Friday

During Thursday’s debate on the full casino smoking ban bill, Macau’s Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam Chong Weng – who oversees smoking control policies – said that to allow the retention of smoking lounges inside casinos – as advoca
GGRAsia (mo)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15
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[Nevada] LETTER: The reality of smoking at casinos

Over the past several months, I have been observing smokers in our local casinos playing the slot machines. There is approximately one smoker for 15 nonsmoking gamblers. The one smoker stinks up the entire area, and the smoke eventually spreads through
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 18, 2014 18:30
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Macau designates non-smoking areas in casinos

Half of the public space in Macau's casinos will be closed off to smokers as of this month under the tobacco control law approved by the Legislative Assembly last year, reports the Macao Daily Times.
Want China Times (tw)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:45
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[Louisiana] Secondhand smoke suit dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against a Louisiana casino for allegedly failing to protect employees from secondhand smoke.
UPI
added Jul 17, 2012 19:50
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New ordinance prohibits smoking in Louisiana bars and casinos

As of June 1, 2018, it is illegal to smoke in Louisiana bars, sports arenas and casinos. The new ordinance extended the 2007 statewide-smoke free law to now include previously exempt businesses, such as bars and casinos the right to breathe clean air.
WVLA Local 33 | WGMB Fox44 | brproud.com (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[New York] NYS Tax Department Announces Policy to Help Curb Untaxed Cigarette Sales

Retailers caught and found guilty of selling untaxed cigarettes in New York State risk losing other state-issued licenses, including lottery and alcohol sales. The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced that it has joined forces wit
New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
added Oct 6, 2017 02:32
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Macau Smoking Lounge Policies Issued, Casinos Must Comply by 2019

Regulations for Macau smoking lounges inside casinos have been released by Social Affairs and Culture Secretary Alexis Tam Chon Weng that will require resorts to alter their designated tobacco areas.
Casino.org
added Sep 26, 2017 15:05
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