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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Cigarette tax still failing to meet international standard

Increase of tax by HK$4 per pack fails to meet 70% level recommended by WHO, as some manufacturers have raised their prices
South China Morning Post
added Mar 9, 2014 23:49
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[Australia, Hong Kong, Ukraine, USA] MARTIN: Smoke signals: plans of Big Tobacco plain to see

on the question of an outside Investor State Dispute Settlement Mechanism the Howard government stood firm. The Gillard government is standing firm, too. The multinational nature of large Australian corporations means it would effectively be giving them
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 28, 2012 23:50
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Customs seize HK$24 million worth of counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco

Customs officers smashed an international smuggling syndicate, seizing HK$24 million worth of counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco. The 9.3 million cigarettes and 90kg of tobacco were found in a container that arrived in Hong Kong from Port Kelang in Malay
South China Morning Post
added Apr 30, 2013 21:40
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] City can go further to quit smoking, says WHO official

Expected tax increase would only make up for inflation since last rise, head of regional anti-smoking office says ahead of Wednesday's budget
South China Morning Post
added Feb 23, 2014 17:16
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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, China, Hong Kong] Hit & Myths: beware the downside of e-cigarettes

However, because e-cigarettes have been promoted as a safe alternative to conventional smoking, many e-cigarette users are unaware of their potential dangers. According to an article in the May issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, misinf
South China Morning Post
added Aug 4, 2014 04:39
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Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) v. The Commonwealth of Australia

Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:59
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Customs seizes $10 million worth of illicit cigarettes (with photos)

In the operation, two cross-boundary vehicles suspected to be conveying illicit cigarettes were seized and five illicit cigarette storage points were smashed. About 3.95 million sticks of illicit cigarettes were seized. The total market value was estimat
Hong Kong SAR Government Information Centre (hk)
added Jan 4, 2014 12:38
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[Asia, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: China must tackle effects of smog

The prevalence of smoking in China tends to fudge the contribution of air pollution to the growing incidence of respiratory disease. A couple of examples that emerged this month are timely reminders of the cost of China's rapid development. In one, an eig
South China Morning Post
added Nov 17, 2013 13:15
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: Time to crusade for a smoke-free city

In the long run, Hong Kong stands a chance of being declared smoke-free - when the smoking population drops to just 5 per cent. While we are not far off, this can only be achieved with a more targeted approach. There are still 645,000 smokers. More than
South China Morning Post
added Nov 11, 2013 19:31
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