Headlines Tagged with Hong Kong — 1,202 headlines found
[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: In the interests of public health, it’s time to ban e-cigarettes
Given the continuing terrible toll of smoking and second-hand smoking, much of which might have been avoided by more decisive action early on, authorities should now shoot first and ask questions later
Mar 7, 2016 South China Morning Post
added Mar 8, 2016 16:26
[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] LETTER: Stringent rules on sale of e-cigarettes needed to protect youngsters
Before the e-cigarette business spins out of control and the population of people using them expands, it is crucial that we nip that expansion in the bud and keep them away from teenagers.
Mar 6, 2016 South China Morning Post
added Mar 7, 2016 08:49
The statutory body Council on Smoking and Health has called for a total ban on the sale of e-cigarettes in Hong Kong, after laboratory tests showed they contain harmful chemicals..
Mar 1, 2016 Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Mar 1, 2016 09:56
[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
Mar 1, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2016 09:36
[Asia, China] A million times more harmful than outdoor air: Hong Kong study raises e-cigarette cancer alarm
Electronic cigarettes were found to contain one million times more cancer-causing substances than outdoor air in a study by Baptist University. Researchers also discovered a type of flame retardant that affected the reproductive system and could lead to
Feb 29, 2016 South China Morning Post
added Feb 29, 2016 17:02
[Asia] EDITORIAL: Hong Kong must sustain the war on tobacco even as smoking rates continue to decline
Government should press on with the expansion of no-smoking areas and legislation to enlarge health-warning signs on cigarette packets
Feb 15, 2016 South China Morning Post
added Feb 15, 2016 20:45
[China] Hong Kong Customs conducts special operation against illicit cigarette activities before Chinese New Year
Customs believes that people engaged in illicit cigarette activities will try to replenish stocks before Chinese New Year, and mounted the special operation with a view to combating these activities.
Feb 5, 2016 7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:14
Results of the latest government survey have shown that smoking has become less and less prevalent in Hong Kong over the years. However, the government said that there is a need for e-cigarette regulation, after it was found that the product was growing
Feb 5, 2016 HKFP (Hong Kong Free Press) (hk)
added Feb 7, 2016 16:34
Youngsters under 18 are susceptible to pollutants produced by smokers, but the risk of infection could be reduced if the government extended bans on smoking.
Jan 28, 2016 Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:08
[Asia-pacific] E-Cigarette Awareness, Perceptions and Use among Community-Recruited Smokers in Hong Kong
who intended to quit, awareness of e-cigarettes was high, but most did not perceive e-cigarettes as effective in quitting. Correlates concerning e-cigarette perceptions and use will help to inform prospective studies, public education and policy on contro
Oct 26, 2015 PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 26, 2016 17:41