A bill to amend the Smoking Ordinance proposes to subject anyone who brings in, imports, makes, sells, distributes or promotes new smoking products in Hong Kong– including e-cigarettes, heat-not-burn products and herbal cigarettes – to a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a fine of HK$50,000 if convicted. The first reading is on February 20. Photo: Nora Tam

Instead of banning e-cigarettes, Hong Kong should ensure only adults can buy them

  • While youth smoking is a concern, its prevalence has been steadily declining. Meanwhile, e-cigarettes offer existing cigarette smokers a less harmful option
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A bill to amend the Smoking Ordinance proposes to subject anyone who brings in, imports, makes, sells, distributes or promotes new smoking products in Hong Kong– including e-cigarettes, heat-not-burn products and herbal cigarettes – to a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a fine of HK$50,000 if convicted. The first reading is on February 20. Photo: Nora Tam
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