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[Asia, China] Court orders no smoking on slow train / Student's lawsuit claimed her rights as a passenger were violated on journey

"People's rights sometimes come into conflict in a closed space, such as trains," the verdict said. "Passengers' rights to stay healthy in coaches, we believe, is more important than the rights of smokers."
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:45
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[Asia, China] Flight attendants exposed to greater risk of cancers: study

As for male flight attendants, they are more likely to have melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, especially if they were exposed to high levels of secondhand smoke. The researchers studied the data from a survey conducted from 2013 to 2014 as part of
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 26, 2018 20:43
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[Asia, China] On-screen smoking scenes declining

Smoking scenes in Chinese movies and TV series have generally declined over the past decade, but not all producers are keen on extinguishing such on-screen depictions. Last year's figures were worse than in 2016... Actors and anti-smoking activists have
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:19
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[Asia, China] Indoor smoking: A partial or total ban?

After a ban on smoking in all indoor public places, Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, has reversed its position to allow designated smoking areas. The amendment has raised widespread outcry.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:32
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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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