Headlines Tagged with Hong Kong — 1,184 headlines found
The 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 tobacc
Jul 6, 2015 Tobacco Control
added Jul 7, 2015 16:39
A signature campaign, launched to seek backing for tighter tobacco control measures in the city, has received a mixed reaction from the general public. The Food and Health Bureau wants pictorial warnings to be enlarged to cover at least 85 per cent of c
Jun 22, 2015 South China Morning Post
added Jun 22, 2015 17:38
[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Cost of a lifetime of smoking equivalent to an 800 sq ft flat, Chinese University study finds
Assuming consumption of one packet a day, Hong Kong smokers spend an average of HK$20,440 a year. Vivian Lee Wing-yan... "The money spent on cigarettes can be used on investment instead to potentially increase their assets,"..., ahead of World No Tobacco
May 28, 2015 South China Morning Post
added May 27, 2015 18:22
Harbour Times looks into how the Hong Kong Government’s efforts have empowered — or stifled — innovation and growth in certain industries. In the first of the series, we look at the e-cigarette business.
Apr 24, 2015 Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:54
Hong Kong may move to ban e-cigarettes. Advocates claim it is the best alternative to reduce harm from smoking. Opponents claim the unknown makes it worth banning outright.
Apr 24, 2015 Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:19
Hong Kong Customs smashed a supply chain for telephone ordering of illicit cigarettes yesterday (March 31) at Tin Shui Wai. About 400 000 sticks of suspected illicit cigarettes were seized on a light goods vehicle and in a storehouse. The total market val
Apr 1, 2015 7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 1, 2015 18:50
'Civilisation' campaign aims to clamp down on queue-jumping and smoking / The campaign, labelled “Embracing Apec Wonderful Pekingese-Citizen Civilised Behaviour Promotion,” also promises to crack down on jaywalking, drink driving and drivers refusing to
Jun 10, 2014 South China Morning Post
added Jun 10, 2014 20:18
[Asia, China, Hong Kong] news.gov.hk - Categories - Law & Order - Customs seizes cigarettes worth $1.9m Illicit haul: Customs officers seized around 700,000 cigarettes worth $1.9 million, with a duty potential of about $1.3 million.
Officers at Man Kam To Control Point stopped an incoming cross-boundary container truck on May 6 which had declared to be carrying shoes, toys and plastic products.
May 8, 2014 news.gov.hk
added May 9, 2014 15:45
Thank you, Ms Lau. I cannot commend your cause more. However, as a smoker for nearly half a century, I have come to the conclusion that it is my choice ... History nevertheless teaches us good intention is not enough to change the world. Smoking damages
Feb 24, 2014 South China Morning Post
added Feb 23, 2014 15:13
Customs officials in Hong Kong have cracked down on a smuggling ring that delivered contraband cigarettes to its clients' homes.
Nov 2, 2012 BBC Online
added Nov 2, 2012 13:59