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[Asia-pacific, China] Call for Hong Kong tobacco tax hike next year, and cigarette ban in 10 years

In pushing its “tobacco endgame plan”, the Council on Smoking and Health repeated its previous call to raise the tobacco tax by 100 per cent, claiming it could push smoking prevalence from 10.5 per cent in 2015 to below 5 per cent in 2027, paving the way
South China Morning Post
added Dec 1, 2017 15:35

[Hong Kong] Government proposes to amend requirements of health warnings and indication of tar and nicotine yields on tobacco product packets or retail containers

A spokesman for the Food and Health Bureau said today (April 19), "A health warning on a tobacco product packet is a cost-effective health communication intervention because of its unparalleled reach among smokers. Health warnings and messages are p
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:59

Open Letter to Secretary for Food and Health, Hong Kong SAR Government: Support a Total Ban on Electronics Cigarettes (PDF)

E-cigarette use in Hong Kong is now not common. But the overseas experience had showed that its growth is rapid, especially among the youngsters. In Korea, only 0.5% of youngsters had used e-cigarettes in 2008 but drastically increased to 9.4% in
Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (hk)
added Jul 8, 2015 21:42

[Hong Kong] Watch: Horrific video shows what smoking REALLY does to the lungs after just 60 cigarettes - and it could help you kick the habit for good

Ryan Au, a teacher in Hong Kong, made the video to show students how dangerous smoking is after becoming concerned by his students starting Shows two sets of lungs - one 'inhaling' clean air and the other 'smoking' After the 'smoking' lungs have had 60 c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2014 10:41

[Hong Kong] PHILIP MORRIS ASIA LIMITED & THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products in Australia:

Australia’s tobacco plain packaging rules resulted from legislation that the Parliament passed on November 21, 2011. On that day, Philip Morris Asia (PMA) brought a claim against Australia under the Australia-Hong Kong Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT).
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:45

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Mystery of the deflated Rubber Duck: were cigarette butts to blame?

Now Chinese mainland tourists are blamed for the demise of Rubber Duck: rumours circulate that cigarette butts turned art installation into an omlette ... “There have been rumours that Hong Kong’s big yellow duck was ‘burned to death’ by tourists from S
South China Morning Post
added May 16, 2013 03:31

[Australia, Hong Kong] Confusing smoke signals after Oz cigarettes victory

The health chief appears to have backtracked from an earlier promise to clamp down harder on tobacco. There were high hopes that, under Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and health minister Ko Wing-man, Hong Kong could follow Australia in banning "mini-bi
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Aug 15, 2012 20:31

[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

[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, Taiwan] Cigarette warnings lack scare factor, experts say

The difference in the number of people who smoke in Taiwan (3 million) compared with Hong Kong (640,000) might be due to the difference in the sizes of warning labels on packaging, they said at the Tobacco Hazard and Prevention Forum for Cross-strait Loc
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:05

[Asia-pacific, China] A burning need to stub out smoking in Hong Kong

Next Wednesday, the Legislative Council will discuss several amendments to the Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance, including increasing the size of health warnings on cigarette packaging from the current 50 per cent to at least 85 per cent, and the differe
South China Morning Post
added Jun 10, 2017 15:51
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