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[Asia-pacific, China] She took on the tobacco industry, and taught a city about sex: a Hong Kong doctor’s life

For 50 years, Dr Judith Mackay was one of Big Tobacco’s biggest enemies, and her battle to curb smoking had a major impact across the globe. She looks back on that and much else besides, including raising a family
South China Morning Post
added Sep 15, 2018 04:08
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[Hong Kong] CHAN: How should policymakers approach e-cigarettes?

If users believe they are doing less harm than the old-style cigarettes, we probably should not stop them. .. the authorities, educators and parents should all play a part in making sure kids know that smoking in any form is bad for health, and not cool.
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Aug 30, 2018 17:42
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] 33 Chinese arrested in police raid on US$21 million counterfeit cigarette factory

Police and tobacco law enforcement officials raided the gang’s main production base in Qujing, Yunnan province, on June 6 after weeks of surveillance, Yunnan.cn reported on Sunday.
South China Morning Post
added Aug 8, 2018 01:27
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, Japan] Asian consumers push for right to use smoking alternatives

consumers have formed vape-advocacy organizations in Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Thailand. The International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations, an umbrella group, is lobbying for change in places including Hong Ko
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 15, 2018 19:36
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Parents flaring up about e-cigarettes

Most parents asked for views on e-cigarettes want them banned outright rather than legalized with warnings and restrictions. Eighty-two percent of 3,374 parents who responded to a survey called for the ban in the wake of a proposal last month to amend t
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:06
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[Hong Kong] Breastfeeding mothers stop nursing sooner when living with smokers

Nursing mothers who live with two or more smokers are more likely to stop breastfeeding sooner than those who live in nonsmoking households. In a Hong Kong-based study, researchers discovered that these mothers are at 30 percent higher risk for ending bre
EurekAlert
added Jun 28, 2018 21:39
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[Asia-pacific] The Hong Kong ex-police officers laying down the law on no-smoking zones

Former policeman Kuan Chong-hoi retired from the force last year, but he is still relying on his experience in keeping public order in his new role – as a tobacco control inspector ensuring people do not light up in no-smoking zones.
South China Morning Post
added Jun 28, 2018 14:16
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes are also hazardous to health

The government is right to impose restrictions on what is also known as vaping, as Hong Kong continues to move towards becoming a smoke-free society
South China Morning Post
added Jun 21, 2018 13:19
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Public smokers show no sign of quitting in Hong Kong

But it may be time for a rethink, as residents and visitors alike are seen flouting many smoking bans in Hong Kong. People now seem to think it is all right to light up anywhere and everywhere – even in the so-called statutory no-smoking areas. I have ev
South China Morning Post
added Jun 20, 2018 13:52
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes are also hazardous to health

The government is right to impose restrictions on what is also known as vaping, as Hong Kong continues to move towards becoming a smoke-free society
South China Morning Post
added Jun 20, 2018 13:50
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