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  1. Doctor pushes to clear the air in restaurants

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the restaurants know that there is such a demand among their patrons, and providing smoke-free areas is not going to affect their business because some people will prefer to eat out more ... and living in Beijing. More than 80 per cent of those who quit smoking resumed the habit after coming to the mainland. 'A patient of mine had quit smoking for 15 years, but he started smoking ...

  2. Talkback

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to have a healthy diet. A simple way of trying to change this would be for the government to encourage citizens to eat according to the food pyramid. It provides a general guide to people about what kind of food and what amounts we should eat. It can help us stick to a balanced diet every day. We also need the co-operation of restaurants. They should offer healthy dishes to customers, ...

  3. Authorities 'struggling to enforce' smoking ban

    Posted Jul 24th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... received complaints about restaurant owners telling non-smokers to eat somewhere else if they could not stand second-hand smoke. 'This is outrageous... Restaurant operators should be held ...

  4. 50pc will eat out more if dining made smoke-free

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have no impact on their dining habits. The survey was released a day ahead of the introduction to the Legislative Council by the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau of the proposed new curbs ...

  5. Quit-smoking option expenses spelled out

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan A Democratic lawmaker's proposal to offer smoking offenders a quit course would require the government to pay half the cost of treatment, the Food and Health Bureau says. Andrew Cheng Kar-foo made the suggestion last week in an amendment to ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Karaoke giant sues promoter for not honouring verbal contract Karaoke giant California Red is suing artist promoter Gold Typhoon Entertainment over allegations that it reneged on a verbal business agreement. The writ, filed in the High Court yesterday, cl ...

  7. Let's have smoke-free dining

    Posted Apr 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Your leader's assessment (April 6) of the persistent pockets of resistance to legislation on smoke-free workplaces is a very clear landmark statement on a major public health problem in Hong Kong. As well as the evidence on the serious health effects ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SMOKING

    Cigarette tax still failing to meet international standard

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 12:13pm

    ... people to quit smoking, smoke less, and deter young people from picking up the habit. Allocating more resources for cessation services should accompany tax rises to help people kick the habit ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOBACCO

    Newspaper vendors say tobacco-tax hike could force them out of business

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:31pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Struggling stall owners fear customers will ditch expensive habit, or turn to black market, as representative says 100 stalls may disappear As the government ... people from picking up the habit. The council has urged the government to raise the tax to 100 per cent, which would bring the price of an average packet of cigarettes to HK$84. Responding ...

  10. Beijing must kick its tobacco habit

    Posted Apr 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... A government that cares for the health and well-being of its citizens goes out of its way to keep them from harm. Smoking is undeniably harmful, yet authorities on the mainland have been lax about convincing the 28 per cent of the population who light up ...




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