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[China] Hong Kong Customs conducts special operation against illicit cigarette activities before Chinese New Year

Customs believes that people engaged in illicit cigarette activities will try to replenish stocks before Chinese New Year, and mounted the special operation with a view to combating these activities.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:14

[Asia, China] Anti-smoking volunteers assaulted in Beijing

An angry smoker in Beijing attacked two volunteers responsible for supervising the anti-smoking law and then escaped, Chinese language newspaper The Mirror reported. A man was found smoking inside Beijing Fortune Center, a landmark office building in the (cn)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:09

[Asia, China] Confucius Tourist Attractions Ban Smoking

Visitors to Confucius tourist attractions need be aware of a smoking ban coming into effect on Saturday. Three venues - the Temple, the Family Mansion and the Cemetery of Confucius (551-479 BC), have banned smoking.
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 7, 2016 17:32

[Asia] To Build a Ski Resort Under U.N. Sanctions, North Korea Turned to China

In 2014, China exported $37 million worth of computers; $30 million of tobacco;...according to trade statistics from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. In all these categories, China was the top exporter, the United Nations said
New York Times
added Feb 5, 2016 14:25

[Asia, China, New Hampshire] Lung Cancer Taking Toll on Chinese due to air pollution and smoking

Lung Cancer has emerged as the most common cancer in China as the country faces on an average 7,500 deaths per day due to cancer. As per a new report, 2.8 million people died in China in 2015 due to cancer. During 2015, 4.3 million new cancer cases were
New Hampshire Voice
added Feb 3, 2016 15:19

[Asia] Report: Smoking reduction in China long way to go

The report by the research center proposed several measures, and said the priority lay in pushing forward nationwide legislation. The legislation process began three years ago and Mao Qun'an with the National Health and Family Planning Commission said a (cn)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:23

[Asia] Lack of Graphic Labels on Cigarette Packs Hampers China’s Tobacco Control: NGO

The biggest obstacle to using graphic warning labels on cigarette packages comes from the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration (STMA), which believes such images could lead to a decline in sales, especially for high-end cigarette brands, Wu Yiqun, deput
Yibada (cn)
added Jan 29, 2016 13:25

[Asia] China’s smoking habit: calls for help as more people light up than give up

China bucks world trends with the number of new smokers outnumbering those who quit, amid calls for more resources to help those wanting to break the addiction
South China Morning Post
added Jan 28, 2016 14:57

[Asia, China] Smoking still a problem despite curbs

However, despite legislation and public education, China has not curbed tobacco use, and smoking prevalence remains the same as it was five years ago....The report proposed several suggestions, and said the priority lay in pushing forward nationwide legis
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 28, 2016 02:31

Cancer kills 7,500 daily in China

Chronic infections, smoking and pollution have contributed to skyrocketing cases of cancer in China, with an estimated 4.3 million new diagnoses last year and 2.8 million deaths, researchers said...smoking accounted for about one-quarter of all cancer dea
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 26, 2016 21:49
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