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[Hong Kong] Anti-smoking groups push Leung on plain packets

Anti-tobacco lobbyists threw down the gauntlet to Chief Executive-elect Leung Chun-ying to take the lead on plain cigarette packaging by 2015 to save lives.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added May 31, 2012 00:59
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Hong Kong Customs smashes a smuggling case of illicit cigarettes

7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added May 15, 2012 13:20
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[Hong Kong] Feasibility, Efficacy and Cost Analysis of Promoting Smoking Cessation at Outdoor Smoking “hotspots”: a Pre-post Study

To motivate smokers to quit, there is a need for enhanced smoking cessation (SC) recruitment and for innovative and proactive approaches to SC. This study evaluated the feasibility, efficacy and cost of promoting SC in public outdoor areas where smokers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Anti-smoking fight heats up

the government is set to gazette an amended law enlarging the size of scare-tactics health warnings to at least 85 percent of the cigarette packets before the current term ends on June 30. Chan said the government will study new strategies to encourage a
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Apr 18, 2017 16:42
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Hong Kong government urged to rethink anti-smoking policies

Advocates of e-cigarettes – or ‘vaping’ – have been recommending the use of e-cigarettes as a much less harmful alternative to smoking tobacco cigarettes. Recent developments across the globe are also moving in favour of regulating e-cigarettes, with the
Harbour Times (hk)
added Dec 30, 2016 05:49
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[Asia-pacific] Biggest seizure of illicit tobacco in 14 years for Hong Kong, as HK$24 million worth of cargo uncovered

Hong Kong customs officers seized cargo from Vietnam containing HK$24 million worth of illicit tobacco... It was unclear if Vietnam was the source port, but authorities believed the syndicate used Hong Kong as a transit point and the illicit tobacco was
South China Morning Post
added Oct 20, 2016 17:53
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[Australia, Hong Kong] ABF seizes more than one million cigarettes

Australian Border Force (ABF) officers targeted 17 pallets that arrived from Hong Kong for inspection on 15 August 2016. The boxes, labelled as porcelain tiles, contained more than one million sticks of ‘Brass’ brand cigarettes.
Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection (au)
added Sep 3, 2016 13:19
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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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Electronic cigarette use among adolescents: a cross-sectional study in Hong Kong [Free Full Text]

Surveillance and intervention efforts should address a wide range of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. Tobacco cessation programs should also address alcohol use collectively. Policies prohibiting e-cigarette sales to minors may help prevent e-ci
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 14, 2016 02:50
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