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[Asia, China] One month in, Beijing smoking ban burns on slowly

One month after Beijing introduced a tough smoking ban, 40 organizations and 90 individuals have been fined for breaking the regulation, local authorities said Friday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 4, 2015 17:44
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[Asia, China] Beijing holds its breath on effectiveness of smoking ban

Ma Yongsheng, who runs a restaurant in Beijing, canceled a wedding banquet reservation on Monday, as a guest insisted on smoking during the meal. "If we continue to host guests who smoke, we'll surely be fined," Ma said. At Beijing Capital International
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:14
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[Asia, China] Mixed Results After First Month of Beijing's Smoking Ban

Want China Times reported that enforcers of Beijing's smoking ban were able to collect around $16,120 or about 100,000 yuan during the campaign last month.
China Topix
added Jul 4, 2015 17:08
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[Asia-pacific, China, Singapore, Taiwan] Colour Run to continue in S'pore

Also, there would be a prescribed gap between the stage and the public, and smoking would be prohibited in the festival area, said the US-based global sports, entertainment and media firm.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 1, 2015 21:53
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[Asia] Cigarette posters still prevalent as ad ban looms|Society|chinadaily.com.cn

Tobacco advertising is still visible in nearly half of all tobacco stores just two months before a new law takes effect that bans such advertising in public places. The situation points to the challenge that could await enforcement of a comprehensive tob
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 30, 2015 08:32
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[China] Chinese children learning to smoke with candy-flavored e-cigarettes

The sale of e-cigarettes is unregulated in China, Forbes reported, where candy-flavored versions are being sold to children for as little as $3. “Some campaigners worry that e-cigarettes are gaining popularity in China before awareness of tobacco’s dang
Fox News
added Jun 22, 2015 17:18
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[China] Candy-flavoured smokes for kids

In China, electronic ones are marketed as trendy. Adverts depict suave, macho (usually foreign) men in sharp suits in modern, high-tech settings, with slogans such as “I am legend” and brand names like North Wolf. Candy-flavoured versions are sold to chi
The Economist
added Jun 22, 2015 17:13
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[China] Chinese Children Learning To Smoke With Candy Flavored E-Cigarettes

youngsters are being targeted by electronic cigarettes, too. At present the sale and use of e-cigarettes is unregulated in China, the Economist said in a report about the increased interest in e-cigs. E-cigarettes are being branded as trendy in China, a
Forbes
added Jun 22, 2015 07:44
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VIDEO: Puffing dragon: China's new smoking ban faces economic blowback (+video)

the government agency charged with dissuading people from smoking cigarettes also runs the company that has a monopoly on making and selling cigarettes. “This is a conflict of interest… that it is impossible to reconcile,” says Jin Jiyong, who teaches he
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 20, 2015 22:30
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[China] ROULAND: Beware that fake smartwatch. It's a malware magnet (+video)

Guardian reported on an electronic cigarette charger being preloaded with malware – infecting users' computers once plugged into the USB port...What is confirmed is that the e-cigarette in question was a knockoff manufactured in China.
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 20, 2015 22:27
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