Headlines Tagged with Hong Kong — 1,202 headlines found
A 61-year-old man was sentenced today to two terms of imprisonments of six weeks suspended for 18 months, to be executed concurrently, at Tuen Mun Magistrates' Courts for assaulting two tobacco control inspectors.
May 4, 2015 Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added May 4, 2015 16:16
Harbour Times looks into how the Hong Kong Government’s efforts have empowered — or stifled — innovation and growth in certain industries. In the first of the series, we look at the e-cigarette business.
Apr 24, 2015 Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:54
Hong Kong may move to ban e-cigarettes. Advocates claim it is the best alternative to reduce harm from smoking. Opponents claim the unknown makes it worth banning outright.
Apr 24, 2015 Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:19
[China, Hong Kong] Customs detects suspected case of large-scale cigarette smuggling via river trade vessel
Hong Kong Customs detained two containers from Lian Hua Shan at Tuen Mun River Trade Terminal Customs Cargo Examination Compound yesterday (April 16). About 1.8 million sticks of suspected illicit cigarettes were seized. The total market value of the ciga
Apr 17, 2015 7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:06
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
Apr 14, 2015 South China Morning Post
added Apr 14, 2015 15:06
[Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand] DOLACK: Trans-Pacific Partnership Says if a Corporation Claims it's True, it Must be True
an extra twist — the lawyer for Philip Morris, David A.R. Williams, is one of the judges appointed by New Zealand to the arbitration body hearing the case, ICSID. That is far from an isolated case as many ICSID judges are lawyers who specialize in represe
Apr 10, 2015 CounterPunch
added Apr 10, 2015 13:46
Electronic cigarettes are readily available for anyone, including children, to buy in trendy shopping malls, despite growing fears over the health risks they pose. But the government is working to outlaw the personal vaporisers.
Apr 8, 2015 South China Morning Post
added Apr 10, 2015 02:03
“Similar to the marketing strategies of traditional cigarettes in the past, e-cigarettes are promoted through different channels and celebrities are invited as spokespersons for the products which normalize smoking behavior among the mass public, especi
Mar 31, 2015 Forbes
added Apr 2, 2015 13:35
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
Mar 31, 2015 South China Morning Post
added Apr 2, 2015 13:27
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
Apr 1, 2015 7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 1, 2015 18:50