Hong Kong Customs Seize 1000’s of Vape Merchandise Value a Complete of HK$10 Million 

In August 2021, Hong Kong’s Council on Smoking and Well being mentioned that authorities statistics had proven that native youngsters use the merchandise extra typically than adults. The general public at massive wished a complete …

In August 2021, Hong Kong’s Council on Smoking and Well being mentioned that authorities statistics had proven that native youngsters use the merchandise extra typically than adults. The general public at massive wished a complete ban of the merchandise and Hong Kong’s largest occasion, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress (DAB), had voiced its assist for such a measure.

The Smoking (Public Well being) (Modification) Invoice 2019 was handed this 12 months

To this impact, native policymakers accepted the Smoking (Public Well being) (Modification) Invoice 2019 by a vote of 32 to a few within the Legislative Council, roughly six years after the concept was first introduced up, and it has gone into impact on April thirtieth 2022.

Divisional Commander of the Air Cargo Analysis Division Lie Yan-ning mentioned that for the reason that ban went into impact, customs had handled 46 circumstances of violation. Nonetheless, he added, most incoming travellers who carried various merchandise had voluntarily declared them and due to this fact didn’t seem to have any intentions of smuggling. “Customs has not seen any apparent intent to smuggle, as the quantity of product carried by these incoming travellers is small, are for self-consumption, and the packages have been opened,” Yan mentioned.

In the meantime, a current article on The South China Publish had cautioned that given the dearth of success the vape ban in Australia has had in reducing smoking charges, Hong Kong ought to have thought twice about passing theirs.

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