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[Macau] Health Bureau assures casino workers on implementation of smoking ban

The Health Bureau and Smoking Control Office met with casino workers’ association and assured the frontline workers that the authority will strictly enforce the new regulations that require casinos to designate at least half of floor areas as non-smoking
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:10


Macau casinos’ efforts to ensure compliance with the smoking law have been roundly criticized by casino workers’ associations, which claim casino employees are now subject to even higher concentrations of nicotine-laden smoke.
added Jan 7, 2013 07:28

Macau Business Tobacco sales to fall by 10 percent: Distributor

Tobacco retailers expect sales to fall again this year due to tighter anti-smoking measures, our sister publication Business Daily reports.
Macau Business (mo)
added Jan 3, 2013 03:55

[Macau] Casino workers want more tables in smoke-free areas

The Macau Gaming Enterprises Staff’s Association has urged the government to impose a ratio between the number of gaming tables in smoking and non-smoking areas inside casinos.
Macau Business (mo)
added Jan 3, 2013 03:52

[Macau] Casinos accused of concentrating most popular games in smoking zones

Several casino workers’ associations have accused all of the six gaming concessionaires of taking advantage of the new regulation’s loopholes by assembling gaming tables and popular games together into smoking areas, leaving croupiers and other workers ex
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Jan 2, 2013 22:19

[Macau] Over 40 casino smokers fined on first day of ban

A total of 42 casino visitors were fined MOP400 (US$50) each, for smoking in non-designated areas in the first 19 hours after the new partial ban on smoking inside casinos was enacted, the Health Bureau said in a statement.
Macau Business (mo)
added Jan 2, 2013 16:28

Macau designates non-smoking areas in casinos

Half of the public space in Macau's casinos will be closed off to smokers as of this month under the tobacco control law approved by the Legislative Assembly last year, reports the Macao Daily Times.
Want China Times (tw)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:45

[Macau] Tobacco sales drop sharply as anti-smoking campaign intensifies

Tobacco sales are reported to have slumped as much as 40 percent this year as anti-smoking campaigns intensify in the city and the industry is bracing for another bleak year in 2013 with an expected 10 percent decline as a new regulation requiring a larg
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:27

Macau casinos weigh the odds of imposing smoking ban ($$)

Pandering precisely to the tastes and foibles of the visiting Chinese gambler, the environment around Macau's tables is already a manic concoction of odd habits and physical tics. Believing resolutely in Lady Luck (and determinedly ignoring the mathemati
The Australian (au)
added Dec 26, 2012 01:45

[Macau] Smoking ban likely to hit casino revenue growth

Investment bank Morgan Stanley says that Macau’s casino gross gaming revenue growth rate in 2013 may be 2.8 percentage points “lower than normal” due to the forthcoming partial ban on smoking in casinos.
Macau Business (mo)
added Dec 12, 2012 13:01
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