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[Hong Kong] Govt urged to charge managers for smoking breach

The government has been urged to make bar managers liable for prosecution if people smoke inside their premises. The call was made by the chairwoman of the Council on Smoking and Health, Lisa Lau, on the 30th anniversary of the enactment of the first an
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Oct 9, 2012 07:11
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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] LETTER: Will e-cigarettes see Hong Kong side with science or fearmongering on tobacco use?

Policymakers elsewhere should be mindful that rejection of reduced health risk because of inadequate evidence does not automatically prove that the product is as harmful as traditional cigarettes. Unfortunately, the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health
South China Morning Post
added Feb 28, 2018 17:40
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] MACKAY: Tobacco industry and the art of non-confession

It is a tragedy that the wealthy tobacco companies have successfully weakened well-intentioned attempts to call them to account... The behavior of the industry seems to have hardly changed. Here in Hong Kong the government's modest proposal to increase t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:21
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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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