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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, Japan] Asian consumers push for right to use smoking alternatives

consumers have formed vape-advocacy organizations in Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Thailand. The International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations, an umbrella group, is lobbying for change in places including Hong Ko
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 15, 2018 19:36
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Parents flaring up about e-cigarettes

Most parents asked for views on e-cigarettes want them banned outright rather than legalized with warnings and restrictions. Eighty-two percent of 3,374 parents who responded to a survey called for the ban in the wake of a proposal last month to amend t
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:06
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[Hong Kong] Breastfeeding mothers stop nursing sooner when living with smokers

Nursing mothers who live with two or more smokers are more likely to stop breastfeeding sooner than those who live in nonsmoking households. In a Hong Kong-based study, researchers discovered that these mothers are at 30 percent higher risk for ending bre
EurekAlert
added Jun 28, 2018 21:39
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[Asia-pacific] The Hong Kong ex-police officers laying down the law on no-smoking zones

Former policeman Kuan Chong-hoi retired from the force last year, but he is still relying on his experience in keeping public order in his new role – as a tobacco control inspector ensuring people do not light up in no-smoking zones.
South China Morning Post
added Jun 28, 2018 14:16
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes are also hazardous to health

The government is right to impose restrictions on what is also known as vaping, as Hong Kong continues to move towards becoming a smoke-free society
South China Morning Post
added Jun 21, 2018 13:19
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Public smokers show no sign of quitting in Hong Kong

But it may be time for a rethink, as residents and visitors alike are seen flouting many smoking bans in Hong Kong. People now seem to think it is all right to light up anywhere and everywhere – even in the so-called statutory no-smoking areas. I have ev
South China Morning Post
added Jun 20, 2018 13:52
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes are also hazardous to health

The government is right to impose restrictions on what is also known as vaping, as Hong Kong continues to move towards becoming a smoke-free society
South China Morning Post
added Jun 20, 2018 13:50
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Anti-smokers turn up heat on e-cigs plan

The promise to ban all e-cigarettes and "heat-not-burn" tobacco products has been all but forgotten by the government... But instead of fulfilling the pledge, he added, the government is now suggesting to regulate them just like traditional cigarettes.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:36
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Medical sector demands ban on e-cigarettes

Representatives of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, the Medical Association, and the medical schools of the Chinese University and the University of Hong Kong say e-cigarettes should be banned.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jun 19, 2018 13:38
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[Asia-pacific] Watered-down proposals to regulate e-cigarettes in Hong Kong fail to impress either tobacco industry or health experts

with both sides saying they will lobby lawmakers for changes ahead of a Legislative Council debate next week.
South China Morning Post
added Jun 19, 2018 03:30
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