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[UK] Hong Kong: Lawmakers abandon smoking spot over insults

recent pro-democracy protests in the city have left some politicians with a dilemma: where to smoke in peace? Lawmakers who are considered "pro-establishment" have been forced to abandon their regular smoking spot, just outside the entrance of the Legisla
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2014 15:32
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[Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia] WONG: Trans-Pacific Partnership: A recipe for corporate dictatorship

These are the US panellists who are among those judging the merits of corporate claims against government regulations... David A Williams: A Lawyer who is currently representing Philip Morris in its suit seeking to overturn the Australian government to o
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Nov 11, 2014 09:30
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Fair Trade Group Calls for Release of TPP Text

“The inclusion of Investor-State Disputes (ISDS) in the TPP would mean that US companies will be able to sue ...Philip Morris tobacco company had to find an obscure Hong Kong investment agreement with ISDS to sue our government over our plain packaging le
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 28, 2014 01:33
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[Hong Kong] LEE: Tobacco tax callers could use reality check

In reality, however, when tobacco products are made more expensive, smokers go for the lower cost alternative, that is, illicit cigarettes. It is estimated that a third of the cigarettes consumed in Hong Kong are illegal....As COSH argues that tobacco pro
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Sep 15, 2014 13:46
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Cigarettes more affordable than 25 years ago: study

Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health invited Dr Hana Ross...to analyze the city's tobacco tax policy. She found the retail price of cigarettes had risen more than 300 percent since 1989. But if increased incomes and inflation were taken into account, t
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Sep 4, 2014 13:14
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[China] Ex-smokers are happier than current smokers among Chinese adults in Hong Kong

Ex-smokers in Hong Kong are happier than current smokers and never smokers, whose happiness measurements are similar. Causal associations have yet to be established.
Addiction
added Aug 22, 2014 10:25
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] HK Customs seizes 3.5 mln HKD worth of illicit cigarettes

Hong Kong Customs officers Saturday seized 1.3 million cigarettes, worth 3.5 million HK dollars (about 451,613 U.S. dollars), with a duty potential of about 2.5 million HK dollars. Customs officers found the cigarettes concealed in 82 carton boxes loaded
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 4, 2014 11:12
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Hit & Myths: beware the downside of e-cigarettes

However, because e-cigarettes have been promoted as a safe alternative to conventional smoking, many e-cigarette users are unaware of their potential dangers. According to an article in the May issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, misinf
South China Morning Post
added Aug 4, 2014 04:39
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: Time for Beijing to get tough on smoking

the government needs to make more effort to make them a reality. This is also the case with protective laws it has enacted in many other areas but failed to properly police. This cannot be allowed to happen with the tobacco control convention. The healt
South China Morning Post
added Jul 28, 2014 17:30
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Low-tar cigarette lawsuit not over, as campaigner vows to keep up health fight

Li is suing manufacturer China Tobacco Jiangxi Industrial (CTJI) and a Beijing supermarket that sold him a 10-pack carton of Jinsheng cigarettes in March ...arguing that their claim the low-tar cigarettes with Chinese herbs are a safer option than regular
South China Morning Post
added Jul 20, 2014 10:45
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