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Smoking ban: What steps should Macau take?

Smoking is now only allowed in VIP rooms and enclosed airport-style smoking rooms that do not contain any gaming tables or slot machines. Some expressed concerns that the policy could hurt gaming operators’ revenue which is already declining due to Beijin
CSR Asia (hk)
added Jan 28, 2015 08:08
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[Macau] Smoking ban in bars and massage parlours comes into effect on the 1st January 2015

Macau started the new year of 2015 with a smoking ban, which will be imposed in bars, dancehalls saunas and massage parlours after the buffer period of three years has passed. The Tobacco Control Office says if multiple violations are found in a venue, t
Macau News (mo)
added Jan 3, 2015 14:04
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] KPMG FULL SMOKING BAN REPORT RELEASED

The report, entitled “Impact of Proposed Changes in Smoking Policy in Casinos in Macau,” has projected a 16 percent reduction in GDP and a 20 percent drop in total fiscal receipts if the smoking ban is enacted. The international audit firm study was commi
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:46
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[Macau] Discussion on tobacco labels concluded

Macau Daily Times (mo)
added May 8, 2012 15:28
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[Asia, Macau] STUDY: FULL SMOKING BAN TO REDUCE VIP CLIENTS VISIT BY 17%

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.
CalvinAyre.com
added Nov 24, 2015 04:05
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[Macau] Higher tax halves cigarette imports

“After the imposition of the adjusted tobacco tax in late 2011, 705 million cigarettes were imported into Macau in 2012,” Financial Services Bureau director Vitória da Conceição said in reply to a written inquiry by Legislative Assembly member Ng Kuok Ch
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Jul 9, 2013 12:43
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[Macau] Casino smoking penalties passed this month, says govt

The 14 gaming venues that failed a second round of air quality tests last year will be told by the end of the month if their plans to reduce smoking zones meet the government’s requests. Health Bureau deputy director Chan Wai Sin said yesterday the venue
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Jan 1, 2014 23:41
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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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[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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