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[China, Hong Kong] Customs detects suspected case of large-scale cigarette smuggling via river trade vessel

Hong Kong Customs detained two containers from Lian Hua Shan at Tuen Mun River Trade Terminal Customs Cargo Examination Compound yesterday (April 16). About 1.8 million sticks of suspected illicit cigarettes were seized. The total market value of the ciga
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:06
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[Asia] E-cigarette ban in Hong Kong would be 'ignorant' and 'irresponsible', says industry head

Electronic cigarettes should be regulated in Hong Kong, not banned, says the head of the industry's largest representative organisation. Ray Story, president of the Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association, said suggestions of a ban would be "ignor
South China Morning Post
added Apr 14, 2015 15:06
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[Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand] DOLACK: Trans-Pacific Partnership Says if a Corporation Claims it's True, it Must be True

an extra twist — the lawyer for Philip Morris, David A.R. Williams, is one of the judges appointed by New Zealand to the arbitration body hearing the case, ICSID. That is far from an isolated case as many ICSID judges are lawyers who specialize in represe
CounterPunch
added Apr 10, 2015 13:46
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[Asia] In Hong Kong, e-cigarettes are as available to children as candy

Electronic cigarettes are readily available for anyone, including children, to buy in trendy shopping malls, despite growing fears over the health risks they pose. But the government is working to outlaw the personal vaporisers.
South China Morning Post
added Apr 10, 2015 02:03
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NYLANDER: Why Hong Kong Watchdog Wants To Ban E-Cigarettes

“Similar to the marketing strategies of traditional cigarettes in the past, e-cigarettes are promoted through different channels and celebrities are invited as spokespersons for the products which normalize smoking behavior among the mass public, especi
Forbes
added Apr 2, 2015 13:35
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[Asia, China] Hong Kong anti-smoking watchdog calls for ban on electronic cigarettes

The government yesterday said it would consider a ban on electronic cigarettes after the city's anti-smoking watchdog called for the "personal vaporisers" to be prohibited. Hours after the Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) presented its survey result
South China Morning Post
added Apr 2, 2015 13:27
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[Hong Kong] Customs smashes supply chain for telephone ordering of illicit cigarettes

Hong Kong Customs smashed a supply chain for telephone ordering of illicit cigarettes yesterday (March 31) at Tin Shui Wai. About 400 000 sticks of suspected illicit cigarettes were seized on a light goods vehicle and in a storehouse. The total market val
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 1, 2015 18:50
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Transpacific Partnership concerns a scare campaign, Trade Minister Andrew Robb says

An ISDS allowed cigarette company Phillip Morris to take the Australian Government to court in Hong Kong over the tobacco plain packaging laws. Mr Robb said he had not made a decision yet on whether to support the inclusion of an ISDS in the TPP.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 17, 2015 11:17
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[Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand] TPP - Seek and you will find out

Individuals can access Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) list of FTAs...The ISDS suit by Phillip Morris Australia vs Australia is typical. This negates government's committments under the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Tobacco Control Conv
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Mar 17, 2015 11:15
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[Asia, Hong Kong] TCO of DH committed to enforcing smoking ban

Tobacco Control Office (TCO) of the Department of Health (DH) has made great efforts to implement and enforce tobacco control legislation, particularly the smoking ban in statutory no-smoking areas, said a spokesman for the DH today (March 11). The spokes
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 14, 2015 16:34
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