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[Asia, China] Xi: Public health should underpin all govt strategies

he spoke for the first time on the proposed Healthy China strategy at a top-level meeting.....Other agencies ... should also work together to create healthy environments for people, he added, "such as guaranteeing them a smoke-free environment, clear air
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:14

[Asia, China] Putting out the cigarettes

The city of Shanghai is set to approve 13 amendments to its six-year-old public-smoking law. If passed, the local laws would expand the municipality's no-smoking areas and authorize the city's enforcement units to impose on-the-spot fines to both venues
Global Times (cn)
added Aug 22, 2016 01:44

[Africa, China] Malawi tobacco buyers go on leave as leaf regulators bring in new buyers

Tobacco buyers have gone on summer holiday, leaving huge tonnes of unbought leaf prompting the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) to invite three more buyers....the government has invited a Chinese firm, Chinese Monopoly, an Egyptian company, Eastern compa
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Aug 19, 2016 18:50

[Africa, Asia] China snaps up Zimbabwe tobacco

CHINA has remained the top importer of Zimbabwe’s tobacco in 2016, figures out this week showed. The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) says that Zimbabwe has exported 20.2 million kilograms of the golden leaf valued at US$164 million to Beijing
Southern Times (na)
added Aug 19, 2016 10:25

[Asia] China Railways gets tough with smoking ban flouters

Offenders not only face a fine of up to 2,000 yuan, but will face restrictions on buying bullet train tickets. As a result of the new policy, they'll only be able to get a ticket after signing a pledge that they would not smoke again on the trains. And
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Aug 17, 2016 15:46

[Asia] China Faces a Surge in Cardiovascular Disease, Study Finds

an epidemic of cardiovascular disease that will probably worsen over the next two decades...Smoking is also widespread...More than half of Chinese men still smoke. Cardiovascular illnesses are now the leading cause of death in China.
New York Times
added Aug 15, 2016 18:56

[Asia, China] Cigarette smoking associated with lower risk for gout in men

In an Asian cohort of men, cigarette smoking was associated with a lower risk for developing gout, but no differences in risk were observed in women, according to recently published research.
added Aug 12, 2016 12:54

[Asia-pacific, China] Macau smoking ban due for further study

Macau’s legislators are set to resume discussions on the proposed casino smoking ban in late October...The Assembly’s working committee, which has been tasked with forming the legislation, is reportedly awaiting response from the government concerning the
added Aug 9, 2016 20:49

[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] Inspectors fined over 35000 smokers

Since the entry into force of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Law on January 1, 2012, the smoke inspection agents have fined a total of 35,084 people caught illegally smoking in prohibited venues, the Health Bureau (SSM) stated.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Aug 7, 2016 22:52

[China] Global Cellulose Acetate Market Research Report 2014-2021 - Research and Markets

The major companies manufacturing cellulose acetate are - Acordis Acetate - Borregaard - Celanese Corporation - Chinese National Tobacco Corp. ... - Imperial Tobacco Group... - Philip Morris International
Business Wire
added Aug 3, 2016 15:31
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