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Main results from QTW2017 published

The main results of a cluster-randomised trial nested within the 8th “Quit to Win” Smoke-free Community Campaign has been published in the latest issue of The Lancet Digital Health. The study was led by Dr Man Ping Wang. His PhD student, Mr Tzu Tsun Luk, coordinated the study and drafted the paper. The study was

Journal articles accepted for publication in 2018

12 research papers written by our team were accepted for publication in 2018 (in alphabetical order of author list): School of Nursing 1. Cheung YTD, Ho SY, Wang MP, Kwong A, Lai V, Lam TH. Pro-smoking responses and attitudes due to point-of-sale tobacco displays in never smokers: A cross-sectional study in Hong Kong. Tob Induc

Media Interview by China Daily HK

Dr Kelvin MP Wang was interviewed and featured in a press article entitled “Should all vaping options be banned?” published by the China Daily today (27 May 2019). Dr Wang expressed concerns that the sleek design and the flavorings of electronic cigarettes are particularly attractive to young people, and that an age restriction would only

Oral presentations at meetings of Bills Committee on Smoking (Public Health) (Amendment) Bill 2019

Dr William HC Li, Director of HKU Youth Quitline, and Dr Eva KY Ho, representing our Women Quitline, made oral presentations at the meetings of Bills Committee on Smoking (Public Health) (Amendment) Bill 2019 in support of the Government’s proposal to ban the import, manufacture, sale, distribution and advertisement of alternative smoking products, including electronic cigarettes, heat-not-burn products and herbal cigarettes.  

Appreciation Letter from Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health

On 15 February 2019, the Government of Hong Kong SAR published in the Gazette the Smoking(Public Health) (Amendment) Bill 2019 (Amendment Bill), which aims to ban the import, manufacture, sale, distribution and advertisement of alternative smoking products, including electronic cigarettes, heat-not-burn products and herbal cigarettes. On 13 April 2019, the School of Nursing, the University of Hong Kong,

Support Total Ban on E-Cigarettes and New Tobacco Product

Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (COSH), in collaboration with various medical associations, tobacco control organizations, academia and non-government organizations, launches a signatory campaign to gather the public support to urge the Government to totally ban electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and other new tobacco products, including heat-not-burn (HNB) tobacco products to safeguard public health. Timeline

Letter from Prof. Sophia S.C. Chan, JP, Secretary for Food and Health, Hong Kong (Extracted)

Subject: Policy Address 2018 – Ban on E-cigarettes and Other New Smoking Products Date received: 10 October 2018 To safeguard the health of the public, the Government has made strenuous efforts in tobacco control. Different measures have been introduced, including the designation and continuous expansion of no-smoking areas, and periodic increases in tobacco duty. With