The proposed ban has raised questions about the drastic change in policy, from regulation to outright prohibition. Photo: Edward Wong
The proposed ban has raised questions about the drastic change in policy, from regulation to outright prohibition. Photo: Edward Wong

Hong Kong pushes ahead with blanket ban on e-cigarettes, with maximum penalty of six months in jail and HK$50,000 fine

  • Bill covers anyone who brings in, imports, makes, sells, distributes or promotes alternative smoking products
  • Despite major push to stamp out supply, it will still be legal to use them

The proposed ban has raised questions about the drastic change in policy, from regulation to outright prohibition. Photo: Edward Wong
The proposed ban has raised questions about the drastic change in policy, from regulation to outright prohibition. Photo: Edward Wong
READ FULL ARTICLE