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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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[Asia-pacific] Macau casinos insist on smoking lounges

Lawmaker Andrew Chan Chak Mo said that the city’s six gaming operators and the Macau Gaming Junket and Entertainment Association (AMJEM) insist that the government should not ban smoking lounges in casinos.
Macau News (mo)
added Nov 12, 2015 12:20
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] Anti-smoking inspectors fine almost 30000 people

Since the adoption of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Law on January 1 2012, tobacco control enforcement agents have performed a total of 927,739 inspections, resulting in 29,958 charges to people who have been caught smoking in forbidden places, the H
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Nov 11, 2015 20:31
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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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