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[China] Hong Kong Customs conducts special operation against illicit cigarette activities before Chinese New Year

Customs believes that people engaged in illicit cigarette activities will try to replenish stocks before Chinese New Year, and mounted the special operation with a view to combating these activities.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:14
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Smoking on the decline, but e-cigarette regulation needed, says gov’t

Results of the latest government survey have shown that smoking has become less and less prevalent in Hong Kong over the years. However, the government said that there is a need for e-cigarette regulation, after it was found that the product was growing
HKFP (Hong Kong Free Press) (hk)
added Feb 7, 2016 16:34
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Key findings on kids' health smoked out

Youngsters under 18 are susceptible to pollutants produced by smokers, but the risk of infection could be reduced if the government extended bans on smoking.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:08
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[Asia-pacific] E-Cigarette Awareness, Perceptions and Use among Community-Recruited Smokers in Hong Kong

who intended to quit, awareness of e-cigarettes was high, but most did not perceive e-cigarettes as effective in quitting. Correlates concerning e-cigarette perceptions and use will help to inform prospective studies, public education and policy on contro
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 26, 2016 17:41
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[Hong Kong] Smoke-free legislation reduces hospital admissions for childhood lower respiratory tract infection

Conclusions Implementation of comprehensive smoke-free legislation was associated with a significant reduction in hospital admissions for childhood LRTI.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 15, 2016 13:23
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[Asia] Smoke-free legislation in Hong Kong saves lives

reveals that in the five years following implementation of Hong Kong’s smoke-free law, there were fewer deaths due to ischemic heart disease, respiratory diseases and cardiovascular disease, viz. 12.6 percent, 10.4 percent and 6.2 percent respectively.
Asian Tribune
added Dec 22, 2015 05:36
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[Asia] LETTER: Don’t ban e-cigarettes in Hong Kong, they help addicted smokers

I refer to part of a half-page advert by the Council on Smoking and Health in the South China Morning Post on December 8, with the headline, “Stay clear of e-cigarettes”. I make two points. The first concerns young smokers being targeted by the manufact
South China Morning Post
added Dec 19, 2015 18:33
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[Asia, Hong Kong] China Flavors chairman Wang Ming-fan sees great potential in China for the sale of non-tobacco cigarettes.

The company has paid HK$3.6 million as deposit for the acquisition of a 100 percent equity stake in the leading e-cigarette group, according to a stock exchange filing on Nov. 11. The deal is expected to be completed in the first quarter of next year, C
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:00
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The smoke-free legislation in Hong Kong: its impact on mortality

extending the impact of effective smoke-free legislation to those aged 65 years or older and to cerebrovascular events in younger age groups. They also reinforced the need for comprehensive, enforced and effective smoke-free laws if the full extent of the
Tobacco Control
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Adolescent E-Cigarette Use Tied To Breathing Problems

Adolescents who reported using e-cigarettes were about 30 percent more likely to report respiratory symptoms than those who never used e-cigarettes, in a study from China. The increased risk of breathing problems - like a cough or phlegm - varied dependi
Reuters Health
added Nov 12, 2015 14:56
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