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Macau Business Tobacco sales to fall by 10 percent: Distributor

Tobacco retailers expect sales to fall again this year due to tighter anti-smoking measures, our sister publication Business Daily reports.
Macau Business (mo)
added Jan 3, 2013 03:55
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[Macau] Over 40 casino smokers fined on first day of ban

A total of 42 casino visitors were fined MOP400 (US$50) each, for smoking in non-designated areas in the first 19 hours after the new partial ban on smoking inside casinos was enacted, the Health Bureau said in a statement.
Macau Business (mo)
added Jan 2, 2013 16:28
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[Macau] Smoking ban likely to hit casino revenue growth

Investment bank Morgan Stanley says that Macau’s casino gross gaming revenue growth rate in 2013 may be 2.8 percentage points “lower than normal” due to the forthcoming partial ban on smoking in casinos.
Macau Business (mo)
added Dec 12, 2012 13:01
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[Asia-pacific, 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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[Asia, China] Smoking ban to hurt Macau on regional competition: Chow

The Macau gaming industry is likely to lose out financially to regional competitors if a full smoking ban is approved, said David Chow Kam Fai (pictured), co-chairman and chief executive of casino services firm Macau Legend Development Ltd.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Jun 9, 2015 10:57
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[Asia] Macau casino workers against smoking lounges: legislator

GGRAsia (mo)
added May 26, 2015 08:11
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Macau: Robust Golden Week Visitor Arrivals; Strict Smoking Ban

Investors should remain cautious however. For instance, starting today, Macau started a smoking ban on the mass gaming segments, which could affect gamblers’ interest in gaming. Analysts fear that the smoking ban is broader than previously expected. Las
Barron's Blogs
added Oct 6, 2014 17:15
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Macau suffers from smoking rules, labor strike, Hong Kong protests

It may be a troubled time for Macau, its many casinos, and the stockholders who own them. Starting Monday next week, all casinos in the world’s largest gambling hub are set to implement strict new government curbs on smoking, as laid out in a recent sta
CBS MarketWatch
added Oct 3, 2014 22:09
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[Macau] Health Bureau assures casino workers on implementation of smoking ban

The Health Bureau and Smoking Control Office met with casino workers’ association and assured the frontline workers that the authority will strictly enforce the new regulations that require casinos to designate at least half of floor areas as non-smoking
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:10
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[Macau] China’s tobacco excise tax should be almost tripled, WHO says

Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Mar 16, 2012 00:00
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