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[China] With cigars and crystal, Volvo makes eyes at Chinese rich

With headlights shaped like Thor's hammer and space for a humidity-controlled cigar case, Volvo's new cars are sporting luxury features and designer glitz to catch the eye of the booming Chinese market and shed their safe-but-dull skin.
added Aug 19, 2014 00:40
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[China, UK] Smuggler who imported thousands of Chinese cigarettes to Salford walks free

However magistrates decided to suspend his prison sentence for this offence, in order that he can pack the cash he owes. He was given a 12 week jail term, suspended for 18 months. He must also do 120 hours unpaid work and pay £10,000 to HMRC as well
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Aug 16, 2014 21:04

[Asia, UK] VIDEO: Smoking pipe house built in China

A bizarre building in the shape of a smoking pipe has appeared in Fujian Province, China. At 22m high and 68m wide, it is thought to be the largest pipe-shaped building in the world. The unusual construction was put up memory of local writer Lin Yutang w
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:08

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] HK Customs seizes 3.5 mln HKD worth of illicit cigarettes

Hong Kong Customs officers Saturday seized 1.3 million cigarettes, worth 3.5 million HK dollars (about 451,613 U.S. dollars), with a duty potential of about 2.5 million HK dollars. Customs officers found the cigarettes concealed in 82 carton boxes loaded
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 4, 2014 11:12

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Hit & Myths: beware the downside of e-cigarettes

However, because e-cigarettes have been promoted as a safe alternative to conventional smoking, many e-cigarette users are unaware of their potential dangers. According to an article in the May issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, misinf
South China Morning Post
added Aug 4, 2014 04:39

In China and America, 4.1 billion more reasons to rate smoking “R.” (PDF)

Hollywood makes two-thirds of its money outside the US. So when a major studio releases a movie with smoking, it not only hurts American kids. It puts millions of children at physical risk in other countries. The latest example? Viacom’s Transf
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jul 30, 2014 19:25

[China] New Smokefree Movies ad takes on "Transformers"

This ad is running in Variety today and Hollywood Reporter next week.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 30, 2014 19:21

[China] BRIEF-Shanghai Luxin signs supply contract with tobacco company JT International

added Jul 30, 2014 16:33

[Africa, Asia] Tanzania to Export 10000 Tonnes of Tobacco to China

CHINA Yunnan Tobacco International Company said it would start buying tobacco leaf from Tanzania and this season the firm is going to buy 10,000 tonnes. The move follows the agreement signed during President Xi Jinping visit in the country in March, last
added Jul 28, 2014 23:39

[Asia] China produces more cigarettes

Chinese cigarette producers made more cigarettes even with fewer tobacco farms in the first half of 2014, showed data from the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration (STMA) on Monday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 28, 2014 20:58
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