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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] Can Smoke-Free Casinos Still Cash In?

The boom times are over in Macau. The Chinese gambling hub's gross domestic product plunged a horrifying 17.2 percent in the fourth quarter, and the government has curbed its projected casino revenue for the year by 27 percent. China's slowing economy an
Bloomberg News
added Mar 24, 2015 11:37
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[China, Washington] EDITORIAL: Global tobacco fight grows

encouraging news indeed to hear that health-minded philanthropists Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg are establishing a fund... Perhaps after the anti-tobacco litigation fund gets underway, philanthropists can establish a fund specifically to convince Chin
Everett (WA) Herald
added Mar 23, 2015 06:31
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[Asia, China, UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO urges tough tobacco control to improve peoples' health

The ongoing 16th world conference on tobacco or health discussed on Wednesday the methods of reducing global cigarette consumption as well as cigars and pipes amid rising smoking habits in emerging markets.
Global Times (cn)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:30
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[Asia, China, UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO urges tough tobacco control to improve peoples' health

The ongoing 16th world conference on tobacco or health discussed on Wednesday the methods of reducing global cigarette consumption as well as cigars and pipes amid rising smoking habits in emerging markets.
Global Times (cn)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:30
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[Africa, Asia, China, Zimbabwe] Virginia tobacco exports rake in over $200 million

Virginia tobacco exports have so far earned the country $211,9 million with China remaining the leading exporter after buying 19,3 million kg worth $166,7 million at $8,63 per kilogramme
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 17, 2015 00:14
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ZHENG/HUANG: Would raising tobacco tax in China unfairly burden the poor?

The key findings that a tobacco tax increase will generate huge health gains, billions of additional government tax revenue, and reduce expenditures on tobacco-related diseases, particularly for the low-income population, are of great policy, public healt
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:46
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The consequences of tobacco tax on household health and finances in rich and poor smokers in China: an extended cost-effectiveness analysis

The excise tax would increase overall household expenditures on tobacco by $376 billion ($232–505 billion), but decrease these expenditures by $21 billion (−$83 to $5 billion) in the lowest income quintile, and would reduce expenditures on tobacco-related
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:44
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The road to effective tobacco control in China

this Series paper reviews the present status of tobacco control responses in China, identifies opportunities for effective tobacco control policies, explains why insufficient progress has been made in the implementation of the FCTC, and considers opportun
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:37
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China on brink of heart disease 'epidemic'

Unhealthy eating, smoking and obesity are threatening a heart disease epidemic in China, where three out of four people are in poor cardiovascular shape, said a study on Monday. The findings published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 10, 2015 11:05
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[China, UK] MP in cigarette packaging warning

The Chinese will be "rubbing their hands in glee" at the increased potential for illicit tobacco prompted by the proposed introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes in England, a Tory MP has warned. Sir Gerald Howarth also said the rise in counterfe
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:14
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