An elderly man puffs on a cigarette, a habit said to increase serious risks to health. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Half of Hong Kong’s elderly smokers die from related diseases, says study

Study of over-65s in city reveals that 'alarming' number succumb to cancer and other illnesses, prompting call for another rise in tobacco tax

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An elderly man puffs on a cigarette, a habit said to increase serious risks to health. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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