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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Thailand's drug rehab centre The Cabin to open outpatient clinic in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 06:10am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... for the local market. In the first nine months of this year, 60.7kg of cocaine was seized at Chek Lap Kok airport in 27 smuggling attempts. In the same period last year, 110kg of cocaine was seized from 33 smuggling attempts. There were also fewer barriers to drug taking for expatriates in Hong Kong, Schmitt said. "Partly I believe it's because we're away from our ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Illicit cigarette study is blowing smoke, says council on smoking and health

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by CHRIS LAU

    ... smuggling." The best way to combat illicit smoking, Lau said, was through education and law enforcement.   ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong can go further to quit smoking, says WHO official

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by LO WEI

    ... you they're doing it," said Leung, a smoker for 40 years. He believes a tax increase will push smokers towards illicit cigarettes. The number of smuggled cigarettes seized by customs ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Global pact adopted to curb illicit tobacco trade

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 05:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul More than 170 countries on Monday adopted what World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Margaret Chan called a “game-changing” global pact to combat the illegal tobacco trade. The treaty envisages an international tracking system that aims to halt the smuggling and counterfeiting of tobacco products – a trade which accounts for 11 per cent of the total ...



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