A bill banning e-cigarettes and other new smoking products is believed to have secured enough votes for passage in the Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam A bill banning e-cigarettes and other new smoking products is believed to have secured enough votes for passage in the Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam
A bill banning e-cigarettes and other new smoking products is believed to have secured enough votes for passage in the Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam

Legislative Council poised to pass long-delayed e-cigarette ban after Hong Kong’s biggest political party decides to back bill

  • The controversial bill has its detractors, including those who argue e-cigarettes and similar products are less harmful than conventional smoking
  • However, it is now expected to clear the legislature after the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong decided to support the blanket ban

Topic |   Smoking and vaping
A bill banning e-cigarettes and other new smoking products is believed to have secured enough votes for passage in the Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam A bill banning e-cigarettes and other new smoking products is believed to have secured enough votes for passage in the Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam
A bill banning e-cigarettes and other new smoking products is believed to have secured enough votes for passage in the Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam
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