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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

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

[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

[Asia, Hong Kong, UK] E-cigarette ban still in the works despite new study

The local health authority is determined to press on with a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes in the city despite a recent British study suggesting their vapours are around 95 per cent less harmful than tobacco, the South China Morning Post has le
South China Morning Post
added Aug 19, 2015 18:26

[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

[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

[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

[Asia, Hong Kong] Cigarettes more affordable than 25 years ago: study

Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health invited Dr Hana 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

[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

[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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