Headlines Tagged with Hong Kong — 1,178 headlines found
[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
[Hong Kong] Smoke-free legislation reduces hospital admissions for childhood lower respiratory tract infection
Conclusions Implementation of comprehensive smoke-free legislation was associated with a significant reduction in hospital admissions for childhood LRTI.
Jan 14, 2016 Tobacco Control
added Jan 15, 2016 13:23
reveals that in the five years following implementation of Hong Kong’s smoke-free law, there were fewer deaths due to ischemic heart disease, respiratory diseases and cardiovascular disease, viz. 12.6 percent, 10.4 percent and 6.2 percent respectively.
Dec 22, 2015 Asian Tribune
added Dec 22, 2015 05:36
I refer to part of a half-page advert by the Council on Smoking and Health in the South China Morning Post on December 8, with the headline, “Stay clear of e-cigarettes”. I make two points. The first concerns young smokers being targeted by the manufact
Dec 20, 2015 South China Morning Post
added Dec 19, 2015 18:33
[Asia, Hong Kong] China Flavors chairman Wang Ming-fan sees great potential in China for the sale of non-tobacco cigarettes.
The company has paid HK$3.6 million as deposit for the acquisition of a 100 percent equity stake in the leading e-cigarette group, according to a stock exchange filing on Nov. 11. The deal is expected to be completed in the first quarter of next year, C
Nov 23, 2015 EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:00