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[Asia-pacific, China] Hong Kong to press ahead with cigarette packaging reform

to increase warnings that “smoking kills”, despite opposition from the tobacco industry, a leading health official said on Saturday. Cigarette packaging has remained the same since 2007 and it was time for the government to overhaul packaging, Undersecret
South China Morning Post
added Dec 26, 2016 16:26
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[Asia, China] Hong Kong leads mainland in war to cut smoking

When a person goes to buy a packet of cigarettes in Hong Kong, he or she faces two obstacles.... The mainland...has only recently started to learn the lessons of Hong Kong. Since 2010, the number of smokers has increased by 15 million and cigarette prod
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Dec 9, 2016 15:34
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[Asia-pacific, Greece] Hong Kong customs officers seize 20 million cigarettes in biggest operation since 2007

Hong Kong customs officers believe they have dealt a heavy blow to an international smuggling syndicate following the seizure of HK$54 million worth of contraband cigarettes which arrived from Vietnam. The 20 million Karelia cigarettes from Greece, hidde
South China Morning Post
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17
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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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[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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[Asia, Hong Kong] Key findings on kids' health smoked out

Youngsters under 18 are susceptible to pollutants produced by smokers, but the risk of infection could be reduced if the government extended bans on smoking.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:08
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[Hong Kong] Does smuggling negate the impact of a tobacco tax increase?

experience in Hong Kong suggests that smuggled cigarettes are eating into some of the taxed cigarette market share, as the industry suggests. However, despite this increase in the illicit market, higher tobacco tax does effectively reduce total tobacco co
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2015 08:11
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[Hong Kong] PROTECTING OUR TRADEMARKS: WHY WE’RE CHALLENGING AUSTRALIA’S LOGO BAN

we are asking a neutral body for a fair hearing of our claims on the merits, as guaranteed by the agreement signed by Australia.... PMI supports thousands of tobacco regulations worldwide, but an arbitrary mandate to censor trademarks, which have been use
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:54
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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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[Hong Kong] Two men sentenced for assaulting Tobacco Control Inspectors

A spokesman for the Department of Health urged the public to observe the smoking ban requirements and to co-operate with law enforcement officers. "Intimidation or use of violence against enforcement officers is a serious offence and carries serious leg
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 20, 2014 13:37
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