Chief Executive Carrie Lam holds a copy of her upcoming policy address. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong to impose full ban on e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products

The move will be announced in Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s policy address on Wednesday, in an unexpected U-turn after the government previously proposed to only restrict the sale of new tobacco products to minors

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam holds a copy of her upcoming policy address. Photo: Handout
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Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung joined the Post in 2000, covering fields ranging from politics and the integration between Hong Kong and China. He became assistant editor-in-chief of Ming Pao in 2017 and returned to the Post the following year. He is author of Hong Kong’s Watershed: The 1967 riots (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).

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.

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei joined the Post in 2018. He is a reporter on the Hong Kong desk.