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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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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Low-tar cigarette lawsuit not over, as campaigner vows to keep up health fight

Li is suing manufacturer China Tobacco Jiangxi Industrial (CTJI) and a Beijing supermarket that sold him a 10-pack carton of Jinsheng cigarettes in March ...arguing that their claim the low-tar cigarettes with Chinese herbs are a safer option than regular
South China Morning Post
added Jul 20, 2014 10:45
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact in China: WHO

Margaret Chan said there was a real risk that the economic achievements of the past three decades on the mainland could be cancelled out by the huge burden of coping with diseases linked to smoking.
South China Morning Post
added Jul 10, 2014 03:42
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Mong Kok newspaper vendors delay boycott of cigarette brand Winner after tax rise

It came after a 2-1/2-hour meeting between about 10 vendors and a representative of the maker of Winner, mainland firm Nanyang Brothers Tobacco. The vendors agreed to delay the boycott for a week to give Nanyang time to consider their demand not to raise
South China Morning Post
added Mar 18, 2014 09:35
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[Asia, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: China must do more to discourage its people from smoking

it can learn from other places that have cut smoking rates drastically, including Hong Kong, by raising tobacco taxes progressively to make the habit ever more expensive, especially for young people before they earn enough to afford to become heavy smoker
South China Morning Post
added Jan 3, 2014 00:47
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[Hong Kong] Customs seizes record high illicit tobacco seizures from transshipment containers

Hong Kong Customs yesterday (May 16) smashed a transshipment smuggling case at Kwai Chung Customhouse Cargo Examination Compound and seized record high illicit tobacco weighing 5339 kilograms and valued at about $4 million with a duty potential of around
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added May 18, 2013 22:57
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Procedural Order No. 6, dated November 30, 2012 (PDF)

IN THE MATTER OF AN ARBITRATION BEFORE A TRIBUNAL CONSTITUTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF HONG KONG AND THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA FOR THE PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF INVESTMENTS, SIGNED 15 SEPTEMBER 1993 (THE “TREATY”)
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added Jan 22, 2013 08:14
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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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