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[Hong Kong] Smoker jailed for attacking tobacco inspector

A 32-year-old man was sentenced to two months' jail in the Shatin Magistrates' Courts today upon conviction of assaulting a Tobacco Control Inspector.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Aug 13, 2012 13:38
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[China, Hong Kong] Shenzhen Customs seize 5,727 cartons of cigarettes

Shenzhen Customs seized 5,727 cartons of cigarettes at the Wenjindu Port on July 3 from a van with a Hong Kong license plate.
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 6, 2012 12:46
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[Hong Kong] Tobacco control efforts working

The Government's anti-smoking strategy is proving a success, with fewer Hong Kong people indulging in the nicotine habit.
news.gov.hk
added Jun 27, 2012 13:20
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Public policies, tobacco taxes and tobacco consumption: evidence from Hong Kong

These results suggest that a comprehensive tobacco control programme is an effective means of reducing tobacco consumption.
Inderscience Publishers Ltd.
added Jun 22, 2012 09:36
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Hong Kong policy on heated tobacco products is baffling. Can we learn from Japan?

Its present approach to these heat-not-burn tobacco products is in contrast to the policies of the Japanese government, and I do not believe this is beneficial from a public health viewpoint. It seems that the administration has an agenda, that is, to of
South China Morning Post
added Nov 19, 2017 01:21
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Big cigarette warnings needed to cut deaths

Every thoughtful and sensible citizen would answer that government has a duty of care to warn of the danger of that product, and take preventive action such as legislation. Yet headlines screamed last week that vendors in Hong Kong threaten protests if l
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:04
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, UK] Vaping: Government unmoved, key researcher clears the air re research

“Our findings are in a stage of being assessed by an international journal and are currently under review [i.e. unpublished]. So I believe that’s why [the RCP report] did not take into consideration our discovery,” she says.
Harbour Times (hk)
added May 5, 2016 21:27
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Anti-smoking doctor calls for vaping to help hopeful quitters

arrived in Hong Kong... Professor Riccardo Polosa is a doctor turned scientist supporting the liberalisation of vaping products in order to lower the incidence of smoking and help people quit. He is the former president of the Italian Anti Smoking League
Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 20, 2016 13:32
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[Asia-pacific] E-cigarette body tells Hong Kong officials to regulate industry, not ban its products

The Asian Vape Association made its plea after the government announced plans to prohibit the import and sale of e-cigarettes in May last year...But the Council on Smoking and Health said e-cigarettes should still be banned as previous studies had found
South China Morning Post
added Mar 30, 2016 21:00
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[Hong Kong, UK] Could e-cigarettes leave you INFERTILE? Devices 'contain more toxins than polluted air - including those linked to infertility and cancer'

Furthermore, scientists have discovered for the first time some contain toxins linked to fertility problems, fetal development issues and thyroid disruption. The study, by researchers at Baptist University in Hong Kong has prompted health officials to c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2016 09:36
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