Hong Kong Vapers Stock Up as Vape Ban Goes Into Effect Tomorrow

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As of April 30th, no one in Hong Kong is allowed to import, promote, manufacture, sell, or possess for commercial purposes alternative smoking products, including vaping and and heated tobacco products.

In August 2021, Hong Kong’s Council on Smoking and Health said that government statistics had shown that local teenagers use the products more often than adults.

Council chairman Henry Tong Sau-chai had added that the public at large agrees on a total ban of the products.

Subsequently, Hong Kong’s largest party, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress (DAB), had recently also voiced its support for such a measure. DAB member and chairman of the Bills Committee on Smoking, Wong Ting-kwong, said that he had been asked to host a meeting so that the government can finalize its stance and decide on whether or not to ban the products.

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Diane Caruana – VapingPost – 2022-04-29.

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