People smoke outdoors in Hong Kong’s Central district on May 26. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
People smoke outdoors in Hong Kong’s Central district on May 26. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Letters | If Hong Kong can tolerate Covid-19 restrictions, why not an outright tobacco ban?

  • Readers discuss the trade-off between personal freedom and public health in the tobacco fight, the lure of profits in the open market for subsidised housing, and the costs of China’s zero-Covid policy

People smoke outdoors in Hong Kong’s Central district on May 26. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
People smoke outdoors in Hong Kong’s Central district on May 26. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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