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[Macau] Cheong U positive towards smoking room proposal

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Cheong U, has said that he thinks the proposal from casinos to set up smoking rooms in the mass area might be the “twilight” of the smoking issue. He also suggested that all 14 casinos that failed the air quality
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Dec 16, 2013 20:58
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[Macau] Cheong U said gamblers could be restricted to casino smoking rooms

The enforcement of the indoor smoking restrictions inside casinos has been “unsatisfactory,” Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Cheong U said yesterday. However, he stressed during his Policy Address for 2014 that the tobacco control law, in effec
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Dec 4, 2013 05:26
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[Macau] Govt says it’s delayed naming venues that flunked air quality standards in springtime tests until process plays out

The government has not yet published names of casinos that failed a second check on air quality within designated smoking zones because some of the venues have appealed against the findings.
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Oct 2, 2013 02:43
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[Macau] Health Bureau criticized for poor casino smoking control

The Macao Federation of Trade Unions (FAOM) lodged a complaint against the Health Bureau to the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) last Friday, accusing the Bureau of "administrative violations" when enforcing the partial smoking ban in gaming venues.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Aug 18, 2013 20:52
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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] Improve or close, govt tells of casino smoking areas

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Cheong U said the Health Bureau would carry out a second check “in due course” on the casinos that had failed to meet the requirements in the first test. The bureau said on April 10 that 28 out of Macau’s 46 gam
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added May 6, 2013 14:06
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[Macau] Govt warns casinos to improve air quality

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Cheong U reiterated that the government is determined to reduce, or even cancel, the smoking areas in casinos and slot machine parlours that are not able to meet minimum air quality standards.
Macau Business (mo)
added May 6, 2013 14:03
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[Macau] Smoking ban assessment needs more time: Angela Leong

Angela Leong On Kei, executive director of SJM Holdings Ltd, says that it will take a few more months to fully evaluate the effectiveness of the partial smoking ban recently introduced for Macau’s casinos.
Macau Business (mo)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:36
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[Macau] Casino workers call for strict smoking-ban enforcement

A casino workers’ group met with Labor Affairs Bureau (DSAL) director Wong Chi Hong yesterday, during which they asked for stricter enforcement efforts on the smoking-ban imposed on all casinos from the beginning of this year, and to give double or triple
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 8, 2013 12:38
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[Macau] Almost 9000 fined for smoking in public areas

Since January last year and up until Tuesday, a total of 8,913 people had been fined for breaking the city’s smoking ban, the Health Bureau said yesterday. The figure includes both the full smoking ban in public areas and the partial smoking ban inside
Macau Business (mo)
added Jan 17, 2013 07:33
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