Stop cherry-picking information on e-cigarettes, pro-vaping group urges

Stop cherry-picking information on e-cigarettes, pro-vaping group urges

A new initiative is underway to promote self-regulation among e-cigarette store owners in hope of a positive legislative response from the government.

Alternative tobacco product met with government scepticism

Alternative tobacco product met with government scepticism

Complete cessation from smoking still the ultimate goal of Hong Kong’s tobacco control policy. As Philip Morris plans to launch its new heat-not-burn tobacco product…

Hong Kong government urged to rethink anti-smoking policies

Hong Kong government urged to rethink anti-smoking policies

Innovative products that offers possibly less harmful alternatives for smokers should be embraced and regulated.

Technology Will Save Millions of Chinese Lives

Technology Will Save Millions of Chinese Lives

Market expert: Regulating e-cigarette “a one-way direction”

Market expert: Regulating e-cigarette “a one-way direction”

Jurisdictions around the globe are moving in favour of regulating e-cigarettes rather than a complete ban. A visiting market expert argues it’s never too late…

Vaping is saving lives, American think tank argues

Vaping is saving lives, American think tank argues

American think tank The Reason Foundation urges the Hong Kong government to adopt a rational and lenient policy towards vaping instead of condemning the city’s…

World’s vaping industry under thick cloud as HK moves to complete ban

World’s vaping industry under thick cloud as HK moves to complete ban

As regulators worldwide regulate e-cigarettes, the Hong Kong government is set to ban it despite protests from industry and consumers.

Harsh words for HK regulators on e-cigs

Harsh words for HK regulators on e-cigs

Hong Kong regulators are again panned for refusing to engage in any sort of discussion on e-cigarettes as the global vaping community meets in Warsaw…

英國醫生組織指電子煙有助戒煙 港府回應:未有足夠證據

英國醫生組織指電子煙有助戒煙 港府回應:未有足夠證據

本文由記者Alex Fok編譯,原文可見於《Vaping: HK medical community at odds with British counterparts》及《Vaping: Government unmoved, key researcher clears the air re research》(分別於4月29日及5月4日登刊)。

Vaping: Government unmoved, key researcher clears the air re research

Vaping: Government unmoved, key researcher clears the air re research

The Food and Health Department sticks to its old guns while key HKBU researcher Dr Chung Shan-shan looks to clear the air about previous media…

Vaping: HK medical community at odds with British counterparts

Vaping: HK medical community at odds with British counterparts

The Royal College of Physicians in the UK has aligned with the position of Public Health England, deciding that vaping should be promoted to smokers…

國際專家鼓勵吸煙人士轉用電子煙 研於港收集數據

國際專家鼓勵吸煙人士轉用電子煙 研於港收集數據

(資料圖片) 本文由記者Alex Fok翻譯,原文《Anti-smoking doctor calls for vaping to help hopeful quitters》於4月20日刊登。

Anti-smoking doctor calls for vaping to help hopeful quitters

Anti-smoking doctor calls for vaping to help hopeful quitters

Vaping experts have slammed the Hong Kong Government for turning a deaf ear to the potential to improve health outcomes. A European doctor-researcher believes vaping…

New tech in HK: Fighting to be free

New tech in HK: Fighting to be free

Hong Kong must choose – its glorious history of light regulation or an oppressive future of knee-jerk banning and regulation of new business and tech….

UK Public Health Official dismisses FHB’s e-cig report snub

UK Public Health Official dismisses FHB’s e-cig report snub

Martin Dockrell, a top public health official in the UK, has shrugged off the FHB’s dismissal of a UK government commissioned review on e-cigarettes, which…

UK Health Officials: Smokers should vape instead (Update 7/9/2015)

UK Health Officials: Smokers should vape instead (Update 7/9/2015)

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FHB “Sneak Attack” on tobacco meets backlash from Legco, industry

FHB “Sneak Attack” on tobacco meets backlash from Legco, industry

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E-smoke and mirrors: The debate on e-cigarettes’ HK future

E-smoke and mirrors: The debate on e-cigarettes’ HK future

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Nurture or Neuter: The e-cigarette industry in Hong Kong

Nurture or Neuter: The e-cigarette industry in Hong Kong

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