The effects on the health of users of new smoking products such as e-cigarettes are still unclear. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Tobacco giant Philip Morris warns it may close HK$78 million Hong Kong research centre in light of government proposal to ban e-cigarettes and other new smoking products

  • Possible closure of the site could put the jobs of more than 60 local employees at risk
  • Government aims to pass bill banning e-cigarettes and other smoking alternatives as soon as possible, spokesman says
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The effects on the health of users of new smoking products such as e-cigarettes are still unclear. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung has been a health reporter for the Post's Hong Kong desk since 2014. She covers general medical news, breakthrough medical treatments and research, government policy and hospital blunders. Elizabeth has a master's in development studies.