‘Smoke cakes’ are often used to create effects for photo shoots and theatrical productions. Photo: Baidu‘Smoke cakes’ are often used to create effects for photo shoots and theatrical productions. Photo: Baidu
‘Smoke cakes’ are often used to create effects for photo shoots and theatrical productions. Photo: Baidu

Hong Kong’s top court upholds ruling that ‘smoke cakes’ used in photography, theatre effects can be classified as explosives

  • Despite a lack of evidence the devices could explode, two courts previously ruled they met the definition necessary for a criminal offence
  • Kwan Ka-hei was found to be carrying 16 smoke cakes in his backpack during a stop and search near Legco, when a controversial bill was debated in 2015

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
‘Smoke cakes’ are often used to create effects for photo shoots and theatrical productions. Photo: Baidu‘Smoke cakes’ are often used to create effects for photo shoots and theatrical productions. Photo: Baidu
‘Smoke cakes’ are often used to create effects for photo shoots and theatrical productions. Photo: Baidu
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