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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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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Anti-smoking doctor calls for vaping to help hopeful quitters

arrived in Hong Kong... Professor Riccardo Polosa is a doctor turned scientist supporting the liberalisation of vaping products in order to lower the incidence of smoking and help people quit. He is the former president of the Italian Anti Smoking League
Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 20, 2016 13:32
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Electronic cigarette use among adolescents: a cross-sectional study in Hong Kong [Free Full Text]

Surveillance and intervention efforts should address a wide range of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. Tobacco cessation programs should also address alcohol use collectively. Policies prohibiting e-cigarette sales to minors may help prevent e-ci
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 14, 2016 02:50
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[Asia-pacific] E-cigarette body tells Hong Kong officials to regulate industry, not ban its products

The Asian Vape Association made its plea after the government announced plans to prohibit the import and sale of e-cigarettes in May last year...But the Council on Smoking and Health said e-cigarettes should still be banned as previous studies had found
South China Morning Post
added Mar 30, 2016 21:00
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: In the interests of public health, it’s time to ban e-cigarettes

Given the continuing terrible toll of smoking and second-hand smoking, much of which might have been avoided by more decisive action early on, authorities should now shoot first and ask questions later
South China Morning Post
added Mar 8, 2016 16:26
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