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[Asia, Hong Kong] Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact in China: WHO

Margaret Chan said there was a real risk that the economic achievements of the past three decades on the mainland could be cancelled out by the huge burden of coping with diseases linked to smoking.
South China Morning Post
added Jul 10, 2014 03:42

Philip Morris Asia Challenge under Australia – Hong Kong Bilateral Investment Treaty

Philip Morris Asia (PMA) has challenged Australia's plain packaging legislation under the 1993 Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Hong Kong for the Promotion and Protection of Investments (Treaty)….PMA has made a number of
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Jul 5, 2014 19:24

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Beijing cracks down on smoking and queue-jumping ahead of Apec summit

'Civilisation' campaign aims to clamp down on queue-jumping and smoking / The campaign, labelled “Embracing Apec Wonderful Pekingese-Citizen Civilised Behaviour Promotion,” also promises to crack down on jaywalking, drink driving and drivers refusing to
South China Morning Post
added Jun 10, 2014 20:18

[Hong Kong] Watch: Horrific video shows what smoking REALLY does to the lungs after just 60 cigarettes - and it could help you kick the habit for good

Ryan Au, a teacher in Hong Kong, made the video to show students how dangerous smoking is after becoming concerned by his students starting Shows two sets of lungs - one 'inhaling' clean air and the other 'smoking' After the 'smoking' lungs have had 60 c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2014 10:41

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] - Categories - Law & Order - Customs seizes cigarettes worth $1.9m Illicit haul: Customs officers seized around 700,000 cigarettes worth $1.9 million, with a duty potential of about $1.3 million.

Officers at Man Kam To Control Point stopped an incoming cross-boundary container truck on May 6 which had declared to be carrying shoes, toys and plastic products.
added May 9, 2014 15:45

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] HK$2m of cigarettes found in dehumidifiers

Customs officers have coolly uncovered the latest means of smuggling illegal cigarettes into Hong Kong from the mainland, after HK$1.9 million worth of tobacco was found inside 47 fake dehumidifiers. The discovery was made at the Man Kam To border check
South China Morning Post
added May 9, 2014 15:44

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Tar levels 15 times higher in some cigarette brands

according to laboratory tests quoted by the Consumer Council yesterday. Tests on 84 cigarette brands found them all to be within the legal limit of 17 mg of tar per cigarette, though one brand, Pine Prime, which had the highest amount of tar, contained 1
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2014 11:56

[Hong Kong] PHILIP MORRIS ASIA LIMITED & THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products in Australia:

Australia’s tobacco plain packaging rules resulted from legislation that the Parliament passed on November 21, 2011. On that day, Philip Morris Asia (PMA) brought a claim against Australia under the Australia-Hong Kong Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT).
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:45

[Hong Kong] Two men sentenced for assaulting Tobacco Control Inspectors

A spokesman for the Department of Health urged the public to observe the smoking ban requirements and to co-operate with law enforcement officers. "Intimidation or use of violence against enforcement officers is a serious offence and carries serious leg
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 20, 2014 13:37

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Mong Kok newspaper vendors delay boycott of cigarette brand Winner after tax rise

It came after a 2-1/2-hour meeting between about 10 vendors and a representative of the maker of Winner, mainland firm Nanyang Brothers Tobacco. The vendors agreed to delay the boycott for a week to give Nanyang time to consider their demand not to raise
South China Morning Post
added Mar 18, 2014 09:35
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