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[Asia, Hong Kong] Smoking on the decline, but e-cigarette regulation needed, says gov’t

Results of the latest government survey have shown that smoking has become less and less prevalent in Hong Kong over the years. However, the government said that there is a need for e-cigarette regulation, after it was found that the product was growing
HKFP (Hong Kong Free Press) (hk)
added Feb 7, 2016 16:34
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[Asia] Six-year-olds in Hong Kong admit trying e-cigarettes, Caritas survey reveals

Children as young as six have admitted trying electronic cigarettes, a survey conducted by social welfare group Caritas has found, bringing calls for tighter regulation of the devices and a ban on sales to under-18s. "We now know that children can easil
South China Morning Post
added Jul 13, 2015 11:47
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[Asia, Hong Kong] LAU: Larger graphic health warnings on cigarette packets are effective

The proposed additional tobacco control measures to be discussed at a special Legislative Council meeting on July 6 deserve support and attention. As an organisation that provides well-recognised tobacco control programmes to students on a daily basis, L
South China Morning Post
added Jul 3, 2015 14:24
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Why you should care about the Trans-Pacific Partnership

WHEN Australia became the first country in the world to outlaw tobacco branding in 2011, it was hailed as a victory for the health lobby and a blow to big tobacco. Australia’s parliament had decided that it would change the rules around what constituted
The Australian (au)
added Jun 8, 2015 00:54
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[China, Hong Kong, Thailand] Did the tobacco industry inflate estimates of illicit cigarette consumption in Asia? An empirical analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

first study to directly validate an industry-funded estimate of illicit cigarette consumption, using a comparable estimation framework... the industry-funded estimate of illicit cigarette consumption for Hong Kong had been inflated by at least 133%.
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:41
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[Asia, China] E-cigarette companies unite to tackle proposed ban in Hong Kong

Five major electronic cigarette companies in the city have formed a new association to block the government's plan to ban the sale of their products in the city, the Post has learned. Nav Lalji, one founder of the Asian Vape Association formed last week,
South China Morning Post
added May 11, 2015 11:02
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[China, Hong Kong] Did the tobacco industry inflate estimates of illicit cigarette consumption in Asia? An empirical analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

The industry-funded estimate was inflated by 133–337% of the probable true value. Only with significant levels of under-reporting of daily cigarette consumption and undeclared smoking could we approximate the value reported in the industry-funded study.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52
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[Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia] WONG: Trans-Pacific Partnership: A recipe for corporate dictatorship

These are the US panellists who are among those judging the merits of corporate claims against government regulations... David A Williams: A Lawyer who is currently representing Philip Morris in its suit seeking to overturn the Australian government to o
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Nov 11, 2014 09:30
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[Hong Kong, Singapore] Kenneth Ma does not want a smoker

The ambassador for Hong Kong's Quit Smoking programme Kenneth Ma said that he prefers to date a woman does not smoke. According to On CC, the TVB actor, who was filming for a campaign to raise awareness about smoking for the anti-smoking programme in TVB
Yahoo!
added Mar 17, 2014 12:57
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[Hong Kong] WINN: Tobacco and roadside pollution more dangerous than bird flu

This is why it is particularly galling that there was no increase in the tax on tobacco in this year's budget. A packet of Marlboro Light costs HK$50 in Hong Kong, HK$76 in Singapore and HK$139 in Brisbane. Increasing tax is considered to be one of the bi
South China Morning Post
added Apr 12, 2013 00:28
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