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[Asia, China] Hong Kong anti-smoking watchdog calls for ban on electronic cigarettes

The government yesterday said it would consider a ban on electronic cigarettes after the city's anti-smoking watchdog called for the "personal vaporisers" to be prohibited. Hours after the Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) presented its survey result
South China Morning Post
added Apr 2, 2015 13:27

[Hong Kong] Customs smashes supply chain for telephone ordering of illicit cigarettes

Hong Kong Customs smashed a supply chain for telephone ordering of illicit cigarettes yesterday (March 31) at Tin Shui Wai. About 400 000 sticks of suspected illicit cigarettes were seized on a light goods vehicle and in a storehouse. The total market val
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 1, 2015 18:50

[Australia, Hong Kong] Transpacific Partnership concerns a scare campaign, Trade Minister Andrew Robb says

An ISDS allowed cigarette company Phillip Morris to take the Australian Government to court in Hong Kong over the tobacco plain packaging laws. Mr Robb said he had not made a decision yet on whether to support the inclusion of an ISDS in the TPP.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 17, 2015 11:17

[Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand] TPP - Seek and you will find out

Individuals can access Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) list of FTAs...The ISDS suit by Phillip Morris Australia vs Australia is typical. This negates government's committments under the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Tobacco Control Conv
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Mar 17, 2015 11:15

[Asia, Hong Kong] TCO of DH committed to enforcing smoking ban

Tobacco Control Office (TCO) of the Department of Health (DH) has made great efforts to implement and enforce tobacco control legislation, particularly the smoking ban in statutory no-smoking areas, said a spokesman for the DH today (March 11). The spokes
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 14, 2015 16:34

[Hong Kong, Florida] The Brands in Art Basel’s Orbit

At opening night of Art Basel Miami Beach, Davidoff offered guests handmade Dominican cigars. ... When visitors arrive at Art Basel Hong Kong this month, they will be able to explore artwork by Richard Serra...along with a plethora of luxury brands decke
New York Times
added Mar 7, 2015 15:33


we are asking a neutral body for a fair hearing of our claims on the merits, as guaranteed by the agreement signed by Australia.... PMI supports thousands of tobacco regulations worldwide, but an arbitrary mandate to censor trademarks, which have been use
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:54

[Australia, Hong Kong] MARTIN: Trans Pacific Partnership. What's the deal being negotiated in our name?

Australia is currently being sued in an international tribunal by Philip Morris Asia after the tobacco giant lost its case in the High Court against Australia's plain packaging law. It is only able to do that because of an investment treaty Australia sig
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 20, 2015 16:06

[Australia, Hong Kong] VIDEO: John Oliver compares lawsuit-happy tobacco companies to ‘open sores on Satan’s d*ck’

lambasted American tobacco companies for aggressively suing developing nations that have attempted to create public health laws in order to stem the tide of citizens who become addicted to the their cancer-causing products....soaring profits are due to to
Raw Story
added Feb 16, 2015 13:53

[Asia, China] WINN: Time for Hong Kong to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes

Hong Kong, "Asia's World City" as the government likes to brand it, has so far shown little in the way of "world city" thinking on this and has been content to sit on its hands. Calling yourself a "world city" is supposed to mean more than having a fancy
South China Morning Post
added Feb 13, 2015 17:35
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