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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Tar levels 15 times higher in some cigarette brands

according to laboratory tests quoted by the Consumer Council yesterday. Tests on 84 cigarette brands found them all to be within the legal limit of 17 mg of tar per cigarette, though one brand, Pine Prime, which had the highest amount of tar, contained 1
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2014 11:56
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[Hong Kong] PHILIP MORRIS ASIA LIMITED & THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products in Australia:

Australia’s tobacco plain packaging rules resulted from legislation that the Parliament passed on November 21, 2011. On that day, Philip Morris Asia (PMA) brought a claim against Australia under the Australia-Hong Kong Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT).
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:45
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[Hong Kong] Two men sentenced for assaulting Tobacco Control Inspectors

A spokesman for the Department of Health urged the public to observe the smoking ban requirements and to co-operate with law enforcement officers. "Intimidation or use of violence against enforcement officers is a serious offence and carries serious leg
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 20, 2014 13:37
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Mong Kok newspaper vendors delay boycott of cigarette brand Winner after tax rise

It came after a 2-1/2-hour meeting between about 10 vendors and a representative of the maker of Winner, mainland firm Nanyang Brothers Tobacco. The vendors agreed to delay the boycott for a week to give Nanyang time to consider their demand not to raise
South China Morning Post
added Mar 18, 2014 09:35
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[Hong Kong, Singapore] Kenneth Ma does not want a smoker

The ambassador for Hong Kong's Quit Smoking programme Kenneth Ma said that he prefers to date a woman does not smoke. According to On CC, the TVB actor, who was filming for a campaign to raise awareness about smoking for the anti-smoking programme in TVB
Yahoo!
added Mar 17, 2014 12:57
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Cigarette tax still failing to meet international standard

Increase of tax by HK$4 per pack fails to meet 70% level recommended by WHO, as some manufacturers have raised their prices
South China Morning Post
added Mar 9, 2014 23:49
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[Asia, China] Ban smoking in Hong Kong homes and cars to protect children, expert urges

An anti-smoking activist and community-health specialist has urged the government to ban smoking in cars and even homes to protect children's health. Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smo
South China Morning Post
added Mar 9, 2014 23:47
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[Asia, China] Ban smoking in Hong Kong homes and cars to protect children, expert urges

Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smoke can make children prone to heart attacks and strokes later in life, in addition to other known risks such as lung cancer, middle-ear disease and res
South China Morning Post
added Mar 6, 2014 02:29
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[Hong Kong] Cigarette tax increase not just revenue grab

John Tsang stressed in his budget speech the decision to bring the proportion of tobacco duty to the retail price of cigarettes to about 70 percent was in line with the minimum level recommended by the World Health Organization and was not a budgetary me
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Feb 27, 2014 01:51
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Budget reaction: Tobacco duty increase 'not enough' to get smokers to quit

Health council disappointed as price of average pack of cigarettes climbs 'only' HK$4 to HK$54
South China Morning Post
added Feb 26, 2014 14:10
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