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[Asia, China] Chinese art form refuses to be snuffed out

Although powdered tobacco and the cumbersome boxes that first held it originated in the West, snuff bottles are a uniquely Chinese innovation. And despite attempts to snuff out their presence over the centuries, the ornate works of art and symbols of one
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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[Asia, China] Smoke the vote: Cigarette butt disposal for favored soccer teams

Six tins resembling ballot boxes have been set up at a beach in Qinhuangdao, North China's Hebei province, for people to dispose of cigarette butts by voting for their favorite teams at this year's World Cup in Russia.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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[Asia, China] CEOs pledge to stub out smoking

Senior executives of companies in Shanghai's Lujiazui district, known as the "Wall Street of China", pledged to create a smoke-free working environment last Wednesday. Initiated by NGO the CEO Roundtable on Cancer-China and supported by the World Health
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 21, 2018 17:26
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[Asia, India] Father's Day: These cigarettes are not injurious to your dad's health

"Smoking and drinking are injurious to health. So, it will be healthier if it's given in the form of chocolates," Sujatha told ANI. The initiative is in sync with central government's various efforts to urge people to avoid tobacco and alcohol consumpt
New Kerala.com (in)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:49
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Anti-smokers turn up heat on e-cigs plan

The promise to ban all e-cigarettes and "heat-not-burn" tobacco products has been all but forgotten by the government... But instead of fulfilling the pledge, he added, the government is now suggesting to regulate them just like traditional cigarettes.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:36
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Medical sector demands ban on e-cigarettes

Representatives of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, the Medical Association, and the medical schools of the Chinese University and the University of Hong Kong say e-cigarettes should be banned.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jun 19, 2018 13:38
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[Asia] Smoking kills more than 40,000 every year in Vietnam

spend VND31 trillion on tobacco products each year, while the total cost for the treatment of these diseases and losses to businesses from illness and early death...despite a reduction, the percentage of adult males who smoke remains high at 45.3%. The r
Vietnam Net
added Jun 12, 2018 01:23
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[Asia] New Data Show More Than Half of Smokers in India Have Tried to Quit but Have Been Unsuccessful

Despite nearly seven of 10 smokers in India being aware that smoking is dangerous, 53 percent have been unsuccessful in their attempts to quit, new data released by Foundation for a Smoke-Free World showed. This makes it clear that new cessation and harm
New Kerala.com (in)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:43
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[Asia, China] Healthy by design

A new report on designing healthy urban areas in China says cities "should integrate health into urban planning and design"...easures." The Tsinghua-Lancet Commission report also points out that more than 50 percent of men in China smoke, and that reduc
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[Asia, China] Blacklists ban air, rail travel

China issued its first blacklists for violators of airline and railway safety rules ... three smoked during flight... According to the list, 21 of the violators were punished for smoking on trains
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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