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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Europe, Hong Kong] World’s vaping industry under thick cloud as HK moves to complete ban

Hong Kong is one step closer to imposing a complete ban...planning to table an amendment bill in the 2016/2017 legislative year to “completely prohibit the import, manufacture, sale, distribution and advertising of e-cigarettes”.
Harbour Times (hk)
added Aug 10, 2016 18:58
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[Asia-pacific] Change in the air as Hong Kong health bureau bids to ban e-cigarettes and improve organ donation

In an exclusive interview with the Post, Undersecretary for Food and Health Professor Sophia Chan Siu-chee reveals the bureau’s goals in the final nine months of the current administration
South China Morning Post
added Aug 1, 2016 15:28
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[Asia-pacific] Holy Smokes! MTR passenger puffs on cigarettes, drinks beer on busy train to Hong Kong public's horror

"I turned around and saw this guy sitting there, having a cigarette. A woman went up to him and asked if he was for real, then pulled the emergency call handle." MTR workers boarded the train and seemingly convinced the man to put his cigarette out.
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Another commuter gets away with smoking inside MTR station

A woman was found smoking inside the Cheung Sha Wan MTR station, but she only received a verbal warning from staff of the train operator. At 9:40 a.m. Thursday a woman wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans was seen smoking while walking along the conco
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:46
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Tobacco sales in China take hit from tax rises and luxury crackdown

China’s tobacco industry gasped for life in the first five months of the year, with sales taking big hits from tax increases and Beijing’s war on extravagance. Revenue fell 11.7 per cent year on year from January to May and profits were down 24 per cent,
South China Morning Post
added Jun 30, 2016 16:35
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, Poland] Harsh words for HK regulators on e-cigs

Hong Kong regulators are again panned for refusing to engage in any sort of discussion on e-cigarettes as the global vaping community meets in Warsaw for the third year. An Asian smokers’ rights advocacy group has condemned Undersecretary for Food and He
Harbour Times (hk)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:17
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] LCQ20: Regulation of e-cigarettes

Following is a question by the Dr Hon Priscilla Leung...will the Government inform this Council: Has the Food and Health Bureau (FHB) submitted a paper to the Panel on Health Services of this Council in as early as May last year indicating that the Gover
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jun 15, 2016 17:26
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[Asia-pacific] End of vaping in Hong Kong? Government plans to ban import and sale of e-cigarettes

A bill banning the import and sale of electronic cigarettes will be submitted to the Legislative Council in the next legislative session, a lawmaker revealed after meeting a top health official. Kwok Wai-keung of the Federation of Trade Unions said the pl
South China Morning Post
added Jun 3, 2016 16:56
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Sovereignty Question Lingers After Philip Morris Arbitration ($$)

The Permanent Court of Arbitration's rejection of a challenge by Philip Morris to Australia's plain-packaging legislation for cigarettes does little to address the controversial issue of how much influence foreign investors may have on a state's legislati
Law360
added Jun 1, 2016 21:08
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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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