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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Low-tar cigarette lawsuit not over, as campaigner vows to keep up health fight

Li is suing manufacturer China Tobacco Jiangxi Industrial (CTJI) and a Beijing supermarket that sold him a 10-pack carton of Jinsheng cigarettes in March ...arguing that their claim the low-tar cigarettes with Chinese herbs are a safer option than regular
South China Morning Post
added Jul 20, 2014 10:45
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[China] TRANSFORMERS TURNS AN AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES INTO A LOUD CIGAR COMMERCIAL

TRANSFORMERS MAKES 3 BILLION TOBACCO IMPRESSIONS ON CHINA AND USA In three short weeks, Transformers: Age of Extinction (PG-13) has delivered an estimated 2.4 billion tobacco impressions in China and 1.5 billion tobacco impressions in the US and Canad
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 14:02
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[China, USA] An irresistible urge to merge

For Reynolds and Lorillard, the merger is a way to continue delivering rising profits to shareholders in a market where consumption is dropping by 3% a year. The main prize for Reynolds is Newport, a menthol-flavoured cigarette popular with black and His
The Economist
added Jul 19, 2014 13:37
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[Asia, China] AUDIO: Anti-smoking Rules Should be More Specific

While the public has shown big support for the effort, activists say the law needs to be more specific. What does it take this time for the smoking ban to really work?
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Jul 18, 2014 15:33
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[Asia, China] Changes sought in smoking law

Anti-tobacco activists have called for more specifics in Beijing's legislation on smoking control, which is now under review and expected to take effect in 2015. Under the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which China
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jul 11, 2014 00:06
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact in China: WHO

Margaret Chan said there was a real risk that the economic achievements of the past three decades on the mainland could be cancelled out by the huge burden of coping with diseases linked to smoking.
South China Morning Post
added Jul 10, 2014 03:42
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[Asia] WHO urges China to tackle state tobacco monopoly in battle on smoking

China must separate the conflicting promotion and prevention roles of its state tobacco monopoly to reduce smoking-related deaths, which number as much as 1 million a year, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. With more than
Reuters
added Jul 9, 2014 11:14
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[China] Anti-tobacco lobby protests cigar-smoking robot in Transformers

. The campaigners asked the administration to "examine and limit" the number of smoking shots, and require all cinemas to run anti-smoking advertisements before the movie.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 8, 2014 06:28
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[Asia] Blockbuster "Transformers" criticised for smoking shots in China

Tobacco control campaigners on Monday protested against smoking in the movie "Transformers", which has broken box office records in China. In "Transformers: Age of Extinction", major character Hound is seen with a cigar in his mouth, which has a bad infl
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 7, 2014 16:23
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[Asia, China] Chinese pet dog is a smoking addict

A two-year-old dog owned by a smoker in China has picked up his master's habit and become so addicted to smoking that it must have a cigarette before going to sleep. The husky in Anda, Heilongjiang province began smoking last year, when it was adopted,
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 1, 2014 11:33
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