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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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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] 'Chinese Dream' luxury cigarettes not for sale, tobacco company says

The "Chinese Dream", President Xi Jinping's slogan, is harmful to your health, at least, if inhaled. ... The cigarettes, designed as a variety of the priced Huanghelou brand, "are a creative product independently designed by staffers, and not an offici
South China Morning Post
added Aug 1, 2013 09:23
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Call for a total ban on e-cigarettes

The Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health said on Monday that it wants the government to impose a total ban on e-cigarettes. The council chairman, Antonio Wong said right now e-cigarettes are easy to buy and appealing to the youth."This may act as a g
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jun 22, 2015 17:18
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[Hong Kong] $3b in tax revenue `lost to cigarette smuggling'

More than HK$3 billion in tax revenue has been lost to illicit cigarette smuggling, a group of tobacco companies claims.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Oct 3, 2013 13:03
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[Asia] Hong Kong's smokers still lighting up in bars

You would have thought that having a smoking ban in Hong Kong would mean that World No Tobacco Day would be a big success. But yesterday, people were still happily puffing away in bars. In 2007, the city implemented a smoking ban that applied to all ind
South China Morning Post
added Jun 1, 2013 12:26
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[China] Hong Kong Customs smashes smuggling case of illicit cigarettes (with photo)

In an inbound private car, a total of 21 packages containing 102,400 sticks of duty-not-paid cigarettes were found. The total value is about $0.255 million with a duty potential of about $0.175 million.
Hong Kong SAR Government Information Centre (hk)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:04
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[Hong Kong] Britain's Imperial Brands teams up with China Tobacco

said it had formed a joint venture with China National Tobacco (CNTC), as it looks to grow in China and international markets. Based in Hong Kong, the joint venture - Global Horizon Ventures Limited (GHVL) - will use China's largest tobacco company, Yunn
Reuters
added Jan 11, 2017 13:52
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EDITORIAL: Hong Kong should seize initiative to become smoke free

Statistically, Hong Kong stands a chance of being the world's first city to be declared smoke-free, which is defined as having less than 5 per cent of the population smoking. With only an estimated 11 to 12 per cent of people over 15 smoking, we already
South China Morning Post
added Dec 12, 2012 15:27
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Anti-smoking group calls for total ban on e-cigarettes

The statutory body Council on Smoking and Health has called for a total ban on the sale of e-cigarettes in Hong Kong, after laboratory tests showed they contain harmful chemicals..
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Mar 1, 2016 09:56
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