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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, Hong Kong] Parents flaring up about e-cigarettes

Most parents asked for views on e-cigarettes want them banned outright rather than legalized with warnings and restrictions. Eighty-two percent of 3,374 parents who responded to a survey called for the ban in the wake of a proposal last month to amend t
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:06
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[Asia-pacific] The Hong Kong ex-police officers laying down the law on no-smoking zones

Former policeman Kuan Chong-hoi retired from the force last year, but he is still relying on his experience in keeping public order in his new role – as a tobacco control inspector ensuring people do not light up in no-smoking zones.
South China Morning Post
added Jun 28, 2018 14:16
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[Asia-pacific] Watered-down proposals to regulate e-cigarettes in Hong Kong fail to impress either tobacco industry or health experts

with both sides saying they will lobby lawmakers for changes ahead of a Legislative Council debate next week.
South China Morning Post
added Jun 19, 2018 03:30
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[Asia, Hong Kong] E-cigarette use soars in HK in short time span

more citizens have tried electronic smoking devices, including electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products, compared to a survey in 2015. The number of daily e-cigarette users was 5,700 persons in 2017, while no significant number was record
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Mar 23, 2018 14:58
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[Asia, Hong Kong] MACKAY: Ombudsman report a smoking gun on lax tobacco control

Judith Mackay recommends authorities seize the opportunity to enforce legislation against lighting up in bars and restaurants, which after all are workplaces / The reason for this goes back to the inadequacy of the 2007 smoke-free law, which penalizes
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:07
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Bill to tighten control on e-cigarettes

Hong Kong will present an amendment bill to tighten controls on e-cigarettes very soon, Food and Health Secretary Sophia Chan said today. Currently, it is not against the law to sell or possess e-cigarettes, although possessing those that contain nicoti
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:43
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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
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