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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Australian Parliament Slams TPP, Calls it an 'Attack on Internet Freedoms'

"The tobacco company Philip Morris is currently using ISDS clauses in an obscure Hong Kong — Australia investment agreement to sue the Australian government for millions of dollars in 'damages' cause by our plain packaging legislation," Ludlam's website e
Sputnik (ru)
added Jun 30, 2015 15:14
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[Asia] E-cigarette ban in Hong Kong would be 'ignorant' and 'irresponsible', says industry head

Electronic cigarettes should be regulated in Hong Kong, not banned, says the head of the industry's largest representative organisation. Ray Story, president of the Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association, said suggestions of a ban would be "ignor
South China Morning Post
added Apr 14, 2015 15:06
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[Asia] Double tobacco tax, Council on Smoking and Health urges Hong Kong government

The current tax rate on a pack of cigarettes is 69 per cent. Doubling that would see the price rise from HK$55 to HK$93. The Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) believes the increase would cut the smoking rate from 10.7 per cent of over 15-year-olds -
South China Morning Post
added Jan 7, 2015 16:23
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Cigarettes more affordable than 25 years ago: study

Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health invited Dr Hana Ross...to analyze the city's tobacco tax policy. She found the retail price of cigarettes had risen more than 300 percent since 1989. But if increased incomes and inflation were taken into account, t
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Sep 4, 2014 13:14
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: Time for Beijing to get tough on smoking

the government needs to make more effort to make them a reality. This is also the case with protective laws it has enacted in many other areas but failed to properly police. This cannot be allowed to happen with the tobacco control convention. The healt
South China Morning Post
added Jul 28, 2014 17:30
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] LETTER: Steep tobacco tax hike puts young people off starting to smoke

By failing to match international city taxation levels this pathetic Govt leaves tobacco affordable to inquisitive youth, ignores FCTC Treaty requirements & sentences the young nicotine addicts to a slow lingering death. Plain packs?
South China Morning Post
added Oct 29, 2013 15:08
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[Hong Kong] Stub them out

Bar and restaurant managers should be prosecuted if people are caught smoking in their premises. That's the latest stub-'em-out warning from the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Oct 10, 2012 17:55
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Man arrested for suspected illegal sale of nicotine-containing liquids for electronic cigarettes (with photo)

for selling illegally three nicotine-containing liquids, namely "JAM MONSTER", "NINJA MAN" and "Crush FRUITS". All of the liquid products are intended for use with electronic nicotine delivery systems, commonly known as electronic cigarettes. Acting
Hong Kong SAR Government Information Centre (hk)
added Jun 20, 2017 19:16
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[Asia-pacific] Hong Kong moves closer to tobacco plain packaging; street vendors voice disappointment and anger, threaten protest

The Hong Kong government tabled a law yesterday that will substantially increase the size of mandatory health warnings on tobacco products and leave the autonomous territory a step away from full-blown ‘plain packaging’. The developments have led to com
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 12:39
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Graphic health warning enlargement counterproductive to fight against illicit tobacco trade

Pollster Ipsos Hong Kong released in January a survey report on public perception of the black market cigarette trade. Commissioned by the Hong Kong United Against Illicit Trade (HKUAIT), the report interviewed about a thousand Hong Kong adult citizens
Harbour Times (hk)
added Jan 11, 2017 21:46
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