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[Macau] AL plenary: Gov't sees no need to rush in revising smoking legislation

The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture has stated that, for now, there is no need to rush into revising legislation on smoking, particularly not to introduce a full smoking ban within casino resorts.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Apr 8, 2014 22:06
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[Macau] Assembly to debate full smoking ban in casinos

The Legislative Assembly yesterday gave a unanimous nod to debating amendments to the tobacco control law next month, urging the government to immediately implement a full smoking ban in casinos. Assembly member Ella Lei Cheng I, who tabled the motion, s
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Mar 26, 2014 03:57
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Sands, Wynn, MGM May Feel Heat From Macau Smoking Ban

A partial ban on smoking in casinos could disrupt the huge gambling industry in China's Macau, which generated more than $41 billion in revenue last year. Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and MGM Resorts International (MGM), which all have mul
Investor's Business Daily
added Mar 20, 2014 13:34
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[Macau] Casino smoking penalties passed this month, says govt

The 14 gaming venues that failed a second round of air quality tests last year will be told by the end of the month if their plans to reduce smoking zones meet the government’s requests. Health Bureau deputy director Chan Wai Sin said yesterday the venue
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Jan 1, 2014 23:41
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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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