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[Macau] Health Bureau defends proposed ban on e-cigarette sales

The city’s Health Bureau has defended its proposed ban on local sales of electronic cigarettes as part of the amendment of the tobacco control regime, saying that it does not agree with a survey suggesting that most smokers want to be able to choose to s
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Nov 2, 2015 09:03
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[Asia-pacific] Macau total smoking ban may pare casino revenue by up to 4.6 percent

Health Bureau (SSM) says in a statement it estimates that the city's gaming revenue would be reduced by up to 4.6 percent if a blanket ban on smoking in all gaming venues was implemented, adding that it had taken a preliminary assessment conducted by the
Macau News (mo)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:25
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[Macau] Smoking ban forecast only to shave casino revenue

The Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau estimates that the forthcoming ban on smoking in Macau’s casinos will reduce their gross gaming revenue by between 2.76 per cent and 4.6 per cent, Health Bureau director Lei Chin Ion has said.
Macau Business (mo)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:26
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] CRIME | ELDERLY MAN KNOCKED UNCONSCIOUS AFTER ANTI-SMOKING COMMENT

The 66-year-old victim was consuming a meal inside the non-smoking café with his daughter at around 5 p.m. while the aggressors, whose identities remained unknown, were smoking at another table. The victim’s daughter told the police that the aged man mer
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:20
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[Asia-pacific, China] Smoking protests continue in Macau

“A full smoking ban will have a disastrous effect on Macau’s principal generator of tax revenue and the businesses servicing the interests of VIP gamblers. After 15 consecutive months of revenue declines Kwok Chi Chung, the president of Macau’s Associati
GamingToday
added Sep 12, 2015 13:47
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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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[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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Views on Gaming | Russia about to take on Macau as Asian gambling hub

about to open its doors in the far eastern region of Primorye, Russia could become the destination of choice...What is not known yet – and this could be a potential game changer for the success of Primorye over Macau – is if smoking will be allowed in spe
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Aug 25, 2015 16:58
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[Asia-pacific, China] Profits at Macau casino operators fall 40%

Earnings at Macau's six biggest casino operators dropped by 40 per cent in the first half of the year as Chinese president Xi Jinping's corruption crackdown continued to take its toll on the only part of China where gambling is legal.
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:57
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[Asia] Public opinion weighed re Macau smoking ban bill: govt

GGRAsia (mo)
added Aug 7, 2015 10:04
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