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[Asia-pacific] LETTER: Smoking in public leaves even non-smokers in Hong Kong facing serious health risks

The government has laws in place but there needs to be efficient enforcement. When it comes to use of controlled substances like tobacco, there has to be a healthy modicum of respect on the part of users towards the health of non-users, and this is simpl
South China Morning Post
added Jul 11, 2017 16:57
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[Asia-pacific] Should there be a complete ban on e-cigarettes in Hong Kong?

There is a possibility that some e-cigarette products may claim themselves ‘nicotine-free’ on the packaging to bypass the regulation. Even though the e-cigarette products do not contain nicotine, studies have discovered they might carry other harmful subs
MIMS
added Jul 5, 2017 04:50
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[Hong Kong, California, Texas] Medics Urge E-Cig Legalisation In Australia, But Bans Continue To Spread

An open letter signed by 135 renowned health experts urges Australia to back off from its harsh restrictions on nicotine e-cigs, as a proposed amendment on legalisation moves through the parliamentary system. However, across the world health authorities c
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 25, 2017 17:36
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[Hong Kong] Feasibility, Efficacy and Cost Analysis of Promoting Smoking Cessation at Outdoor Smoking “hotspots”: a Pre-post Study

To motivate smokers to quit, there is a need for enhanced smoking cessation (SC) recruitment and for innovative and proactive approaches to SC. This study evaluated the feasibility, efficacy and cost of promoting SC in public outdoor areas where smokers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Man arrested for suspected illegal sale of nicotine-containing liquids for electronic cigarettes (with photo)

for selling illegally three nicotine-containing liquids, namely "JAM MONSTER", "NINJA MAN" and "Crush FRUITS". All of the liquid products are intended for use with electronic nicotine delivery systems, commonly known as electronic cigarettes. Acting
Hong Kong SAR Government Information Centre (hk)
added Jun 20, 2017 19:16
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Youth nabbed over illegal sale of nicotine products

He allegedly sold illegally three nicotine-containing liquids, namely "JAM MONSTER", "NINJA MAN" and "Crush FRUITS", intended for use with electronic cigarettes, on a social networking website. Following a public complaint, the department said it purchas
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jun 20, 2017 19:14
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[Asia-pacific, China] A burning need to stub out smoking in Hong Kong

Next Wednesday, the Legislative Council will discuss several amendments to the Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance, including increasing the size of health warnings on cigarette packaging from the current 50 per cent to at least 85 per cent, and the differe
South China Morning Post
added Jun 10, 2017 15:51
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] BASU: Newsstands play smoke and mirrors over cigarette pack images

Either way, it's bad news for vendors. In view of the government proposal to have 85 percent of cigarette packs covered by warning signs, many of them are worried about going out of business. It's also being alleged that if people stopped smoking altoget
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:47
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Big cigarette warnings needed to cut deaths

Every thoughtful and sensible citizen would answer that government has a duty of care to warn of the danger of that product, and take preventive action such as legislation. Yet headlines screamed last week that vendors in Hong Kong threaten protests if l
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:04
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[Asia-pacific] Heat rising in Hong Kong’s war on tobacco

Smoking kills and costs taxpayers billions to treat. But a legal move to increase the size of health warnings on cigarette packets has met fierce resistance
South China Morning Post
added May 5, 2017 15:54
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