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[China] MGM Macau in hot water for alleged smoking ban breach

9 individuals caught smoking in unauthorized areas inside the casino...But what concerns the Health Bureau even more was the fact that MGM Macau...failed to comply with the city’s rules on smoking in public places. The health team noticed that the hotel
added Jul 15, 2016 21:30


In the letter, the AGP writes that “it is unacceptable to us, the casino employees to allow the existence of smoking lounges in the casinos… we come to work, not to sell our [lives].” According to AGP vice president Lei Man Chao, the association currentl
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Jul 1, 2016 20:57

[Asia-pacific, Macau] Tobacco-control group: smoking lounges cannot fully prevent harm

Joy Choi, claimed yesterday that she does not believe smoking lounges inside local casinos can prevent second-hand smoke, according to local broadcaster TDM Radio. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a press briefing, the association director said t
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:49

[Asia-pacific] Smoking lounges in Macau breach WHO convention

The Macau Association of Health Policy said in a statement that setting up smoking lounges in indoor public places or workplaces was a violation of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).
Macau News (mo)
added May 30, 2016 19:25

[Asia-pacific, Macau] Government open to revisiting smoking ban

the government would be open to debate on the continuing of smoking areas in casino VIP rooms, TDM radio reported. “It’s still early. But we’re open [to the idea]. We’ll analyse first; we have to be objective and open-minded,” Alexis Tam stated, suggestin
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added May 30, 2016 01:29

[Asia-pacific] Smoking lounges on Macau casino floors approved by legislative committee

The smoking lounges were approved by a majority of the Macau Legislative Assembly working committee, which voted to keep them on casino main floors, rather than the total ban on smoking that the government proposed, according to GGRAsia. The committee al
World Casino News
added May 29, 2016 15:22

[Asia-pacific, Macau] Galaxy boss hopes gov't greenlights smoking lounges

The chairman of casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd., Lui Che Woo, expressed his hopes that the SAR Government would not implement a full smoking ban in local casinos and would allow casinos to set up smoking lounges, according to Hong Kong med
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added May 12, 2016 03:44

[Asia-pacific, China] Wynn Macau: Limit on Gaming Tables, Ban on Smoking May Have Adverse Effect on Business

A protracted slowdown in gaming in the Chinese gambling hub of Macau continued to hit Wynn Macau Ltd. (1128.HK), which announced falling casino and room revenues in 2015.
Dow Jones News Service
added Mar 1, 2016 15:24

[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
added Feb 11, 2016 20:37

[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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