Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong may lift e-cigarette re-export restrictions by the end of 2022

    Hong Kong may lift e-cigarette re-export restrictions by the end of 2022

    China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region may lift its ban on re-exports of e-cigarettes and other heated tobacco products by land and sea by the end of 2022 to boost growth. But an economist warned on Monday that if Hong Kong backs down on its commitment to curb tobacco use…

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  • Modern electronic cigarettes and bottles with assorted vape liquid on black background

    Hong Kong must regulate not ban vaping – experts

    An esteemed group of Asia Pacific medical and scientific professionals and researchers has written to Hong Kong Chief Executive, Hon Carrie Lam, concerned that Hong Kong is set to ban safer alternative nicotine products such as vaping. ‘We recently came across media reports highlighting that Hong Kong will move forward to…

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    86% of Hong Kong teenagers use e-cigarettes

    According to a report from Hong Kong Sing Tao Daily on the 29th, a Hong Kong University study showed that the proportion of young people aged 25 or below in Hong Kong using new tobacco products such as e-cigarettes and heated tobacco reached a record high. From 2019 to 2020,…

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  • A man in charge of selling 450,000 yuan e-liquid was arrested in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong: A man in charge of selling 450,000 yuan e-liquid was arrested

    At about 2 pm on January 25, 2021, the Mong Kok Police District Miscellaneous Investigation Team and relevant departments took joint action to raided a shop at No. 50 Soy Street, Mong Kok, and seized a large amount of e-liquid containing nicotine with a market value of about 450,000 yuan.…

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  • Hong Kong Customs seized HK$26 million illicit cigarettes and tax unpaid HNB products

    Hong Kong Customs seized HK$26 million illicit cigarettes and tax unpaid HNB products

    On January 15, Hong Kong Customs seized about 8.9 million suspected illicit cigarettes and 600,000 suspected HNB cartridges with tax unpaid in Ping Che. The estimated market value is approximately HK$26 million and the taxable value is approximately HK$18 million. The Customs believes that the operation has smashed a suspected…

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  • Is CBD Legal in Hong Kong?

    Is CBD Legal in Hong Kong?

    CBD is legal in Hong Kong. According to several official government press announcements, CBD (cannabidiol) is not classified as a dangerous drug and is therefore not controlled under the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance. It’s important to note that THC and its derivatives are illegal in Hong Kong and anything containing these…

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  • Hong Kong failed to ban vapes

    Hong Kong fails to ban vapes in 2020

    The Hong Kong Legislative Council has abandoned plans to ban the use of electronic atomization products. Since the Hong Kong Chief Executive’s speech 19 months ago, e-cigarette and harm reduction advocates have been fighting the proposed ban. The Legislative Council Bills Committee concluded discussions on bills banning e-cigarettes and heating…

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  • Hong Kong E-cig Ban Committee Intends to Suspend Work

    Hong Kong E-cig Ban Committee Intends to Suspend Work

    The Hong Kong Government submitted a draft amendment to the ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to the Legislative Council in February last year. So far, eight meetings have been held. The chairman of the Committee Guo Weiqiang sent a letter to the members through the secretary. The number of…

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  • relx Hong Kong customs confiscated 2.38 million yuan vaping products

    Hong Kong customs seized 2.38 million yuan vaping products

    Hong Kong Customs and the Department of Health took joint action on April 28th to crack down on the illegal sale of smoking alternative products in 15 upstairs and street shops in Wan Chai, Kwun Tong, Mong Kok, Sham Shui Po, Tsuen Wan and Yuen Long in Hong Kong. A…

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  • hong kong vape transit industry

    Electronic cigarette ban and Sino-US trade war bankrupt Hong Kong’s vape transit industry

    Since February this year, the Hong Kong Government submitted a draft amendment to the Legislative Council of the Special Administrative Region to prohibit the import, manufacture, sale, distribution and promotion of new tobacco products like electronic cigarettes. Not only the China domestic electronic cigarette industry has been facing export problems,…

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