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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] Gaming operators to publish commissioned report on smoking ban

The complete KPMG report on the impacts of a full smoking ban for gaming operators will be accessible to the public in the future, according to MGM China’s CEO and executive director, Grant Bowie.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Nov 17, 2015 17:35

[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Up in smoke

While we consider the balance of the public’s right to privacy and health, let’s not forget about the huge financial toll that smoking plays on our nation.
Easton (MD) Star-Democrat
added Nov 17, 2015 15:22
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[New York] Smoke-free housing proposal proves controversial in north country

Mr. Robare said the Watertown Housing Authority plans to stay ahead of the game in regard to HUD regulations, which he believes ultimately will save the agency money. “It will save in maintenance costs,” he said. “When you’re turning over units when smok
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Nov 17, 2015 14:46

[Czech Republic] MfD: President Zeman must pay for smoking in restaurant

had to pay 15,000 crowns for the privilege to smoke in a strictly non-smoking restaurant while on a visit to Brno on Thursday, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) wrote Friday. Smoking in such a restaurant is a presidential privilege, but the president has to
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Nov 16, 2015 20:42

[UK-Scotland] Offering Pregnant Women Financial Incentives To Quit Smoking Is 'Highly Cost-Effective'

after analyzing the results of a randomized trial of more than 600 Scottish pregnant smokers, found that the potential reward of a $600 voucher to quit smoking ultimately proved to be both a clinically and economically worthwhile treatment — accruing an i
Medical Daily
added Nov 16, 2015 16:14

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Tobacco war on home front

Smokers are a minority in public housing, as in the rest of the society. The negative health consequences of tobacco smoke are not confined by common apartment walls. HUD’s proposed policy is an important step to diminish the public health scourge of sm
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Nov 16, 2015 01:26

GOUGH: NASA vs. Cigarettes: A Numbers Game

they’ll think how amazing it was that NASA did what it did. The Moon landings, the Shuttle program, the Hubble...they’ll be saddened by how much more could’ve been done collectively, if so much money hadn’t been wasted on something as deadly as smoking.
Universe Today
added Nov 16, 2015 20:47

BENTLEY: Disabled Could Be Biggest Victims If HUD Pushes ‘Cruel’ E-Cigarette Ban In Public Housing

policy comes with a hefty price tag of $212.2 million and that’s not including the cost of enforcement...Conley, President of the American Vaping Association, said...“Now, the bullying bureaucrats want to stop smokers from switching to dramatically reduce
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 14, 2015 15:41

[New York] EDITORIAL: Just butt out: Ban secondhand smoke for all multiple-dwelling buildings if you like, but don't single out NYCHA

If government is going to ban smoking in NYCHA projects, let government also prohibit smoking in all multi-family residential buildings in the city. Are you up for that Gov. Cuomo, Mayor ... We’d back such a bill to the hilt.
New York Daily News
added Nov 13, 2015 13:57


A full smoking ban inside Macau’s casinos could divert VIP clients to other gambling destination, according to a new study. The study, conducted by consulting firm KPMG, showed the negative chain effects of a complete smoking ban in Macau.
added Nov 24, 2015 04:05
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