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[Macau] Casino smoking ban rules almost ready: Gov't

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Cheong U said the drafting of criteria for smoking areas in casinos was “at the final stage”.
Macau Business (mo)
added Oct 3, 2012 07:22
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[Hong Kong] Macau Proposes 300 Per Cent Tobacco Duty Rise

BizChinaUpdate (cn)
added Apr 30, 2009 00:00
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[Asia-pacific] Gaming workers group to join Macau legislative election

Ms Chao said her nomination committee is titled “Casino Frontline Workers”. “This is the first time we participate in the legislative election...call for a full smoking ban inside casinos,”
GGRAsia (mo)
added May 27, 2017 14:26
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[Asia-pacific] Talk to us re smoke lounge retention: Macau casino staff

Two of Macau’s gaming labour groups have separately told GGRAsia they want the government to explain further how a proposal to retain smoking lounges on Macau gaming floors can still protect casino workers from the risk of harm from second-hand smoke. T
GGRAsia (mo)
added Dec 4, 2016 17:08
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] GAMING EMPLOYEES OPPOSE SMOKING LOUNGES

In the letter, the AGP writes that “it is unacceptable to us, the casino employees to allow the existence of smoking lounges in the casinos… we come to work, not to sell our [lives].” According to AGP vice president Lei Man Chao, the association currentl
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Jul 1, 2016 20:57
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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
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[Korea - South, Singapore] Macau Casinos Are Fuming as China's Gamblers Puff Away Elsewhere

A bill being considered by Macau legislators to fully outlaw smoking in casinos promises to set the city’s 35 betting parlors further apart from rivals in Singapore and other Asian gaming destinations. While a blanket ban would be a victory for public hea
Bloomberg News
added Sep 11, 2015 00:23
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Worst case 3.3 pct dip in Macau GGR under smoking changes

GGRAsia (mo)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:12
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Most Macau casinos have submitted smoking lounge plans

The majority of Macau gaming venues – including casinos and slot-machine parlours – have already submitted the final plans to the government for setting up smoking lounges on their mass floors. The city’s Health Bureau on Monday said that 39 gaming venu
GGRAsia (mo)
added Sep 3, 2014 12:08
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[Macau] HEALTH BUREAU: No limit on size and number of smoking rooms

Health Bureau (SSM) confirmed yesterday that the government has made no limitations regarding the size and amount of smoking rooms casinos may have on their mass floors. Last month, the authority announced a full smoking ban in casinos' mass areas. The po
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Jun 5, 2014 10:35
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