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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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[Asia] Exposure to second-hand smoke down in India, but remains major concern, says survey

Exposure to second-hand smoke remains a major concern in India even though there has been a reduction in such exposure at home and public places since 2009-10, as per the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS 2), released here by the Health Ministry. Howev
Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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[Asia, China] Association calls for tougher smoking control in Hangzhou

The Chinese Association on Tobacco Control called on Wednesday for the city legislature in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, to ban smoking in all indoor public places. The association made the appeal following a revised amendment to the tobacco control regu
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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[Asia, China] Beijing's smoking population drops by 200,000

The number of smokers in Beijing has dropped by about 200,000, three years after the city adopted its strictest tobacco control regulation, the municipal health authority said Wednesday. The adult smoking rate in Beijing is 22.3 percent, or 3.99 million
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2018 16:04
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[Asia, China] World No Tobacco Day events held in Zhangjiagang

As part of the events on the day, Zhangjiagang residents took photos with "No Smoking" logos or slogans at booths and sent the photos to the internet by WeChat to call for the public to care about their health and to quit smoking if they do so. World No
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[Asia] China tobacco regulator argues for indoor space for smokers

The regulator of China’s tobacco industry, which oversees state monopoly China National Tobacco Corp, said on Monday that designated indoor smoking areas should be introduced to deter smokers as enforcing bans in all public spaces was too difficult.
Reuters
added Jun 4, 2018 21:53
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