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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, Poland] Harsh words for HK regulators on e-cigs

Hong Kong regulators are again panned for refusing to engage in any sort of discussion on e-cigarettes as the global vaping community meets in Warsaw for the third year. An Asian smokers’ rights advocacy group has condemned Undersecretary for Food and He
Harbour Times (hk)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:17
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] LCQ20: Regulation of e-cigarettes

Following is a question by the Dr Hon Priscilla Leung...will the Government inform this Council: Has the Food and Health Bureau (FHB) submitted a paper to the Panel on Health Services of this Council in as early as May last year indicating that the Gover
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jun 15, 2016 17:26
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[Asia-pacific] End of vaping in Hong Kong? Government plans to ban import and sale of e-cigarettes

A bill banning the import and sale of electronic cigarettes will be submitted to the Legislative Council in the next legislative session, a lawmaker revealed after meeting a top health official. Kwok Wai-keung of the Federation of Trade Unions said the pl
South China Morning Post
added Jun 3, 2016 16:56
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Sovereignty Question Lingers After Philip Morris Arbitration ($$)

The Permanent Court of Arbitration's rejection of a challenge by Philip Morris to Australia's plain-packaging legislation for cigarettes does little to address the controversial issue of how much influence foreign investors may have on a state's legislati
Law360
added Jun 1, 2016 21:08
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[UK] Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) v. The Commonwealth of Australia: Permanent Court of Arbitration Tribunal Publishes Redacted Version of Award on Jurisdiction and Admissibility

The inability of the Tribunal to exercise jurisdiction in the Philip Morris case has deprived us of a possible opportunity for clarification of the line between legitimate regulation... It is unfortunate that this case, having provoked so much angst and p
Lexology (uk)
added May 25, 2016 15:01
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[Hong Kong] Acting SFH on Kwong Wah Hospital's incident and e-cigarettes

Reporter: Is there any timetable regarding the legislation of e-cigarettes? Acting Secretary for Food and Health: We are very concerned about children consuming e-cigarettes. From one of our recent surveys, we find out that about 2.7 per cent of primary
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added May 22, 2016 19:44
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[Australia, Hong Kong] AWARD ON JURISDICTION AND ADMISSIBILITY (PDF) (198pp)

the Tribunal concludes that the commencement of treaty-based investor-State arbitration constitutes an abuse of right (or abuse of process) when an investor has changed its corporate structure to gain the protection of an investment treaty at a point i
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 16:23
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[Hong Kong] Court blasts Philip Morris over bid to sue Australia

The International Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) has confirmed it’s rejected a bid...In a ruling dating from 17 December 2015, the court classified the attempt by Philip Morris to appeal the ban on company packaging in Australia as “an abuse of righ
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 20, 2016 15:40
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[Australia] Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) c. Le Commonwealth d’Australie (PDF)

The initiation of this arbitration deriving their year abuse of rights...As It Was the carried out for the main, if not sole, purpose of Gaining Treaty protection. Accordingly, the claims raised in this arbitration are unacceptable and the Tribunal is pre
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 15:40
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, UK] Vaping: Government unmoved, key researcher clears the air re research

“Our findings are in a stage of being assessed by an international journal and are currently under review [i.e. unpublished]. So I believe that’s why [the RCP report] did not take into consideration our discovery,” she says.
Harbour Times (hk)
added May 5, 2016 21:27
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