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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Arrested ex-CIA agent was fired from tobacco firm after suspicions he was spying for China

A former colleague of ex-CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee – who was arrested in the United States on Monday – has revealed details of how he was fired from a cigarette company in Hong Kong amid suspicions he was leaking sensitive information to Chinese auth
South China Morning Post
added Jan 19, 2018 10:13
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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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[Hong Kong] Smoke-free legislation reduces hospital admissions for childhood lower respiratory tract infection

Conclusions Implementation of comprehensive smoke-free legislation was associated with a significant reduction in hospital admissions for childhood LRTI.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 15, 2016 13:23
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Fair Trade Group Calls for Release of TPP Text

“The inclusion of Investor-State Disputes (ISDS) in the TPP would mean that US companies will be able to sue ...Philip Morris tobacco company had to find an obscure Hong Kong investment agreement with ISDS to sue our government over our plain packaging le
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 28, 2014 01:33
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] BASU: Newsstands play smoke and mirrors over cigarette pack images

Either way, it's bad news for vendors. In view of the government proposal to have 85 percent of cigarette packs covered by warning signs, many of them are worried about going out of business. It's also being alleged that if people stopped smoking altoget
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:47
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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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[Asia-pacific, China] She took on the tobacco industry, and taught a city about sex: a Hong Kong doctor’s life

For 50 years, Dr Judith Mackay was one of Big Tobacco’s biggest enemies, and her battle to curb smoking had a major impact across the globe. She looks back on that and much else besides, including raising a family
South China Morning Post
added Sep 15, 2018 04:08
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: If Hong Kong’s tobacco users can’t quit, they must get safer choices

On this year’s World No Tobacco Day...regulators, health professionals, smokers and vapers, as well as manufacturers of smoke-free products, have a real opportunity to be aligned...-- Paul Riley, president, East Asia and Australia, Philip Morris Asia Ltd
South China Morning Post
added May 30, 2018 20:00
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