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[China, Virginia] Tobacco production climbs steadily in county, bucking trend

here in Mecklenburg County production of flue-cured leaf is on the rebound as demand for the product in China, India and Southeast Asia continues to climb. In the past five years, Mecklenburg County’s tobacco production has increased nearly 14 percent. T
SoVaNow (South Boston, VA News & Record)
added Aug 27, 2015 12:48

[Asia, China] Cruel tourists laugh and cheer as a depressed chimp smokes a CIGARETTE like a human in a Chinese zoo

A chimpanzee at a zoo in China has been filmed lighting up a cigarette and smoking like it's completely normal. The shocking incident was captured by a tourist at the Tianshan wild animal zoo, in Xinjiang, north-western China, while onlookers laughed. Cau
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:02

[Asia, China] Secondhand smoke remains serious problem, survey finds

The number of people exposed to secondhand smoke remains high across cities in China... Meanwhile, in Karamay in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, where tobacco control laws were implemented in September 2013, the rate is a mere 7.3 percent. "We ha (cn)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:31

[Asia, China] Make all Public Places 100% Smoke-free to Protect Public Health / New tobacco survey results released in Beijing today

China’s adult tobacco survey captures a comprehensive view of tobacco use in 14 cities... “Secondhand smoke is toxic, and deadly. Yet this report shows that far too many people across cities in China – more than 4 in every 10 people in workplaces, for in
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Aug 19, 2015 13:38

[Asia] Report of China City Adult Tobacco Survey 2013–14 (PDF)

male adult smoking prevalence and adult SHS exposure in public places are still high. The full implementation of WHO FCTC articles can reduce the harms caused by tobacco use. Therefore, we propose the following in accordance with the WHO FCTC and the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 19, 2015 11:09

[Asia, China] Make all Public Places 100% Smoke-free to Protect Public Health / New tobacco survey results released in Beijing today

there is very strong public support for making public places smoke-free in China. Strong laws are needed - and where they exist and are rigorously enforced, they work. These are the key findings from the results of the China City Adult Tobacco Survey, rel
PR Newswire
added Aug 19, 2015 11:00

[Asia-pacific, China] Profits at Macau casino operators fall 40%

Earnings at Macau's six biggest casino operators dropped by 40 per cent in the first half of the year as Chinese president Xi Jinping's corruption crackdown continued to take its toll on the only part of China where gambling is legal.
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:57

Breathing in Beijing's air is the equivalent to smoking FORTY cigarettes a day: Smog map of China reveals shocking extent of pollution

Air pollution kills 4,000 people a day in China, representing 17 per cent of all deaths in the country, according to a damning new report into air pollution. The figures show that China's smog problem, particularly in the east of the country, is even wor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2015 10:05

[Asia, China] Nearly 90% of women exposed to passive smoking: survey

86.4 percent of women are exposed to cigarettes through passive smoking, with restaurants being the worst place, Chongqing Morning News reported on Thursday. Chongqing Medical University conducted a survey last month among 1,500 women who are passive smok
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:37

[Asia, China] BUZZ-Tobacco and spirits stocks dive on yuan jitters

** Tobacco and spirits stocks down 1-3 pct after China devalues the yuan following a run of poor economic data ** British American Tobacco, which has a JV with China National Tobacco Corp, was down 2.2 pct and Imperial Tobacco falls 2.4 pct
added Aug 12, 2015 13:36
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