Dummy cigarette packets with the proposed graphic health warnings that cover up to 85 per cent of the surface. Photo: Elizabeth Cheung
Dummy cigarette packets with the proposed graphic health warnings that cover up to 85 per cent of the surface. Photo: Elizabeth Cheung

Heat rising in Hong Kong’s war on tobacco

Smoking kills and costs taxpayers billions to treat. But a legal move to increase the size of health warnings on cigarette packets has met fierce resistance

Dummy cigarette packets with the proposed graphic health warnings that cover up to 85 per cent of the surface. Photo: Elizabeth Cheung
Dummy cigarette packets with the proposed graphic health warnings that cover up to 85 per cent of the surface. Photo: Elizabeth Cheung
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