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[Asia, China] Palace Museum goes smoke-free

celebrated the 37th International Museum Day with a series of activities on Saturday. Activities included the launch of a mail service, a musical performance, the opening of several exhibitions and the signings of agreements. The museum also announced t
China Daily (cn)
added May 20, 2013 09:40
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[China] Palace gets tough on smoking

The Palace Museum has for the first time ruled that both employees and visitors will be punished for smoking onsite from Saturday, an official with the museum told the Global Times. Both health and cultural heritage experts welcomed the ban, and said t
Global Times (cn)
added May 19, 2013 18:51
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Prevalence of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Among Population Aged 15 Years or Older, Vietnam, 2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Rural dwellers who are poor should be targeted in tobacco control programs. Further studies are needed that examine perceptions of the adverse health effects and the cultural factors of waterpipe tobacco smoking.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 17, 2013 13:15
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[Ohio] Tobacco Museum needs help

"The Ohio Tobacco Museum's goal is not to promote smoking or to promote chewing tobacco," said board secretary Michelle Arnold. "It's to promote the history of tobacco and the history of the residents of the Ripley, Aberdeen, Higginsport and Georgetown a
Georgetown (OH) News Democrat
added Apr 15, 2013 07:57
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SMOKING, THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY, ANTI-SMOKING AND BETELNUT IN CHINA

* SMOKING IN CHINA * History of Tobacco in China * Chinese Smokers * Smoking Culture in China * Smoking and Doing Business * Cigarettes in China
Facts and Details (blog)
added Mar 12, 2013 15:26
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[North Carolina] Tobacco markets were a way of life

Eastern North Carolina’s tobacco markets and festivals were once the highlight of the social calendar. As the 1992 markets ramped up, N&O writer and Wilson native Dennis Rogers remarked on the weight the tobacco market still carried.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Mar 6, 2013 13:26
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[Maine] LETTER: Comic strip shouldn't have implied smoking was 'cool'

the "For Better or Worse" comic strip implied that younger kids feel that older kids smoking was "cool." ... I lost my mother and mother-in-law to lung cancer attributed to the effects of smoking, and I have two sisters with COPD. People spend a fortune t
Central Maine Morning Sentinel
added Mar 1, 2013 11:46
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[Switzerland] Red Cross museum tries to return tobacco money

Admitting “a lack of vigilance,” the Geneva-based International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum has refused a controversial donation offered to it by Japan Tobacco International (JTI). However, JTI says it won’t take the money back. Last November, a h
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 23:31
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[Switzerland] In Swiss media today: Red Cross museum's tobacco dilemma, ski lift safety: Japan Tobacco doesn’t want its Red Cross money back

money donated to the revamped Red Cross Museum. Once the museum realized it had not been “vigilant” enough in its fundraising efforts, according to its director, Roger Mayou who says a donation from Japan Tobacco International (JTI) was not in step with i
GenevaLunch (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 22:47
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[UK] Two Cigarettes in the Dark – Sadler’s Wells, London

the Pina Bausch Tanztheater Wuppertal last week in Two Cigarettes in the Dark – and we know how bad smoking is for you, though perhaps not as deleterious as the Bausch repertory – we are faced with a staging whose publicity declared that it looked “at the
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 17, 2013 13:47
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