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[Asia-pacific, Macau] Tobacco-control group: smoking lounges cannot fully prevent harm

Joy Choi, claimed yesterday that she does not believe smoking lounges inside local casinos can prevent second-hand smoke, according to local broadcaster TDM Radio. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a press briefing, the association director said t
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:49

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Casinos seek smoking ban exemption

The proposed ban on smoking and drinking put forward by the country's president elect Rodrigo Duterte, is worrying operators in the Philippines. They are to meet with the country’s chief executive later this month to express their worries and seek an e
InterGame Online
added Jun 15, 2016 14:58

[Asia-pacific, Macau] Government open to revisiting smoking ban

the government would be open to debate on the continuing of smoking areas in casino VIP rooms, TDM radio reported. “It’s still early. But we’re open [to the idea]. We’ll analyse first; we have to be objective and open-minded,” Alexis Tam stated, suggestin
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added May 30, 2016 01:29

[Asia-pacific] Smoking lounges on Macau casino floors approved by legislative committee

The smoking lounges were approved by a majority of the Macau Legislative Assembly working committee, which voted to keep them on casino main floors, rather than the total ban on smoking that the government proposed, according to GGRAsia. The committee al
World Casino News
added May 29, 2016 15:22

[West Virginia] Business owners fired up over proposed smoking regulations

Business owners who feel their livelihoods would suffer should the Fayette County Board of Health pass stronger smoking regulations got fired up during a meeting Thursday at the health department in Fayetteville...would prohibit smoking inside hotels, pri
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added May 27, 2016 18:52

[South Dakota] Smoking patio at downtown bar under scrutiny

Wiley’s Tavern ... caught the attention of a few city officials who wonder whether the smoking patio on the northeast corner of its building meets South Dakota’s indoor smoking regulations. The presence of video lottery machines on the patio is also rais
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added May 29, 2016 20:01

[Asia, Kazakhstan] Woman strips off her clothes to reveal her breasts and warns doorman she’ll accuse him of sexual assault when he tries to remove her from bookmakers because she’s smoking

The footage starts with the woman, who appears to be drunk, walking into the bookies with a lit cigarette in her hand. The security guard follows her inside and promptly tells her that smoking is banned inside the premises.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 20, 2016 13:41

[Northern Marianas Islands] Smoking is illegal in NMI poker rooms

The Smoke-Free Air Act or P.L. 16-46 requires no smoking in poker rooms in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The Smoke-Free Air Act of 2008 prohibits smoking in and within 25 feet of government buildings and vehicles, public places, place
Marianas Variety (mp)
added May 13, 2016 03:25

[Asia-pacific, Macau] Galaxy boss hopes gov't greenlights smoking lounges

The chairman of casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd., Lui Che Woo, expressed his hopes that the SAR Government would not implement a full smoking ban in local casinos and would allow casinos to set up smoking lounges, according to Hong Kong med
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added May 12, 2016 03:44

[Missouri] Editorial: Revoke St. Louis County smoking-ban exemptions

after winning voter approval by a nearly 2-to-1 ratio, the county’s “Indoor Clean Air Code” took effect. And so, too, began the exemptions....Protecting public health is a legitimate government concern that outweighs the nanny-state complaints of smoking
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 11, 2016 23:15
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