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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“Our findings are in a stage of being assessed by an international journal and are currently under review [i.e. unpublished].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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[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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The smoke-free legislation in Hong Kong: its impact on mortality

extending the impact of effective smoke-free legislation to those aged 65 years or older and to cerebrovascular events in younger age groups. They also reinforced the need for comprehensive, enforced and effective smoke-free laws if the full extent of the
Tobacco Control
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Tobacco plain packaging—investor-state arbitration

The arbitration is being conducted under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Arbitration Rules 2010. The tribunal hearing the case is composed of three arbitrators. Australia appointed Professor Don McRae of the University
Australia Attorney-General's Department (au)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:55
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