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Hong Kong leader plans to ban ecigarettes

“I propose a total ban on electronic cigarettes for protecting the health of our citizens, particularly children and teenagers,” chief executive Carrie Lam said in her policy address on Wednesday.  Ecigarettes are often marketed as a method to help smok
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 10, 2018 06:15
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[Asia-pacific] Hong Kong to impose full ban on e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products

The move will be announced in Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s policy address on Wednesday, in an unexpected U-turn after the government previously proposed to only restrict the sale of new tobacco products to minors
South China Morning Post
added Oct 9, 2018 17:31
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[Asia-pacific, China] Ban e-cigarettes, Hong Kong medical experts say after ‘shocking’ 55 per cent rise in primary schoolchildren trying vaping

the four medical groups said: “We are extremely worried that legislating for a mere restriction on the sale of electronic cigarettes to adults is no different from allowing teen vaping to bubble into an epidemic of colossal scale.”
South China Morning Post
added Sep 28, 2018 15:01
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[Hong Kong] Poll: The people want timely tobacco alternatives

Hong Kong-based consumer advocate factasia.org is urging the government to regulate and allow the sale of alternative tobacco products, claiming consumers have the right to choose what they buy and use. The group justifies this appeal on Tuesday based o
Harbour Times (hk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:54
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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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