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December 20th, 2008:

Extension of the anti smoking legislation

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Should The Smoking Ban Be Extended Further?

SCMP – Dec 20, 2008

Although the law prohibiting smoking in indoor public places, including restaurants, is in force, non-smokers are still affected by people lighting up.

You can still smell stale smoke when you are walking around Hong Kong. People are still allowed to smoke outside on the city’s streets. As a pedestrian, you often have to walk past groups of smokers. Given that problems still exist, it is clear that the smoking ban must be extended, because this problem is still adversely affecting the majority of Hong Kong citizens who do not smoke.

I think it would be reasonable to extend a smoking ban to all public areas.

Kaza Chu, Lai Chi Kok