The ban was first proposed in the Policy Address in October 2018 and had been discussed at the Legislative Council for nearly three years.The Legislative Council passed the Smoking (Public Health) (Amendment) Bill 2019 on 21 October 2021, legislating to prohibit the import, manufacture, sale, distribution and advertisement of alternative smoking products including electronic cigarettes, heated tobacco products and herbal cigarettes. 

Sham Shui Po District Health Centre welcomes the passing of the Amendment Bill with our full support.