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[Asia] Smoke-free legislation in Hong Kong saves lives

reveals that in the five years following implementation of Hong Kong’s smoke-free law, there were fewer deaths due to ischemic heart disease, respiratory diseases and cardiovascular disease, viz. 12.6 percent, 10.4 percent and 6.2 percent respectively.
Asian Tribune
added Dec 22, 2015 05:36
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[Asia, China] Ban smoking in Hong Kong homes and cars to protect children, expert urges

Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smoke can make children prone to heart attacks and strokes later in life, in addition to other known risks such as lung cancer, middle-ear disease and res
South China Morning Post
added Mar 6, 2014 02:29
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Customs seizes illicit cigarettes and tobacco from transshipment container (with photos)

Hong Kong Customs yesterday (April 29) smashed a transshipment smuggling case at Kwai Chung Customshouse Cargo Examination Compound, resulting in the seizure of about 9.3 million sticks of illicit cigarettes and 90 kilogrammes of illicit tobacco. The tot
Hong Kong SAR Government Information Centre (hk)
added Apr 30, 2013 21:37
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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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[Asia-pacific, China] Vaping and e-cigarettes in Hong Kong: a dangerous gateway or a safe tool for quitting smoking?

As the Hong Kong government considers banning e-cigarettes and legislating against vaping, we talk to experts, detractors and fans of the 13-year-old phenomenon
South China Morning Post
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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[Asia-pacific] Should there be a complete ban on e-cigarettes in Hong Kong?

There is a possibility that some e-cigarette products may claim themselves ‘nicotine-free’ on the packaging to bypass the regulation. Even though the e-cigarette products do not contain nicotine, studies have discovered they might carry other harmful subs
MIMS (hk)
added Jul 5, 2017 04:50
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Government proposes to amend requirements of health warnings and indication of tar and nicotine yields on tobacco product packets or retail containers

The Government proposes to amend the requirements of health warnings and indication of tar and nicotine yields on packets or retail containers of tobacco products under the Smoking (Public Health) (Notices) Order (Cap. 371B) with a view to updating the he
Hong Kong SAR Government Information Centre (hk)
added Apr 20, 2017 20:44
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Vaping is saving lives, American think tank argues

The Reason Foundation urges the Hong Kong government to adopt a rational and lenient policy towards vaping instead of condemning the city’s 600,000-plus smokers to death...a new research paper, The Vapour Revolution: How bottom-up innovation is saving liv
Harbour Times (hk)
added Sep 3, 2016 14:37
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[Asia-pacific] End of vaping in Hong Kong? Government plans to ban import and sale of e-cigarettes

A bill banning the import and sale of electronic cigarettes will be submitted to the Legislative Council in the next legislative session, a lawmaker revealed after meeting a top health official. Kwok Wai-keung of the Federation of Trade Unions said the pl
South China Morning Post
added Jun 3, 2016 16:56
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[Hong Kong] Plan to enlarge health warning labels

Hong Kong’s tobacco industry was up in arms on Monday against a plan by the health authorities to enlarge health warning labels, saying it would not help lower the smoking rate and goes against the interests of tobacco companies.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 30, 2015 08:29
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