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[Asia-pacific] Only half of smoking lounge applications approved in Macau, health bureau says

Quoting a release from the Health Bureau, GGRAsia reported that only 86 out of the 155 applications, or about 55.5 percent of the total number of requests it received since 2014, were OK’d in the city state as of February 5. There are 36 registered casin
CalvinAyre.com
added Feb 11, 2016 20:37
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[Macau] Tobacco sellers decry more curbs on their business

“Cigars and other tobacco products should to be displayed and presented to customers,” Pacific Cigar Co Ltd regional director Kenith Wong told reporters after he and other representatives of the tobacco trade attended a meeting of the Legislative Assembl
Macau Business (mo)
added Dec 6, 2015 20:54
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[Macau] Cigarettes, cigar trade reps oppose proposed smoking control bill

The proposed ban on displaying tobacco products will only further threaten the survival of tobacco product retailers here, they tell the Legislative Assembly The proposed amendment of the city’s tobacco control law suggests a ban on displaying tobacco pr
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Dec 6, 2015 20:54
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] Smoke lounges soften tobacco ban effects: ex-boss DICJ

GGRAsia (mo)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:57
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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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[Asia-pacific] Macau VIPs to cut visits if total smoke ban: KPMG

The report by consultancy KPMG was presented privately on November 11 to a committee of Macau’s Legislative Assembly. At that time only an outline of the findings was given to the media. The most prominent of the findings revealed at that time was the s
GGRAsia (mo)
added Nov 23, 2015 01:28
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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
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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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[Asia-pacific] Macau smoke ban could spark 16 pct GDP dip: study

A study from consulting firm KPMG says a full smoking ban inside Macau’s casinos could lead to a 16-percent decline in gross domestic product (GDP) for the city. The study was commissioned by Macau’s six gaming concessionaires.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:44
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] Full smoking ban could jeopardize social welfare, casinos claim

Macau’s six casino operators yesterday presented the complete KPMG study into the proposed smoking ban to the Second Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly, arguing that a total ban could negatively impact GDP, while compromising social welfare i
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Nov 12, 2015 12:21
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