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[Asia, China] Hong Kong leads mainland in war to cut smoking

When a person goes to buy a packet of cigarettes in Hong Kong, he or she faces two obstacles.... The mainland...has only recently started to learn the lessons of Hong Kong. Since 2010, the number of smokers has increased by 15 million and cigarette prod
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Dec 9, 2016 15:34
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[Asia, China] BRIEF-Sanjiang Shopping Club signs agreement regarding tobacco retail business

* Says co's controlling shareholder will use 10 million yuan to set up a unit which will mainly engage in tobacco retail business as tenant of co's * Says co will start the cancellation procedures for tobacco monopoly retail licenses after lease out the
Reuters
added Dec 9, 2016 04:56
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[Asia] KIBAROGLU: China’s new public smoking ban starts with enforcement

Till now, China has been a paradise for smokers, with cigarettes allowed literally anywhere, from restaurants and bars to schools and hospitals. Unfortunately for addicts, the central government just implemented a new nationwide smoking ban.
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 8, 2016 20:04
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[Asia] GUO: Can China’s Smoking Ban Stick?

With China’s smoking culture and state interests so intertwined, the new smoking ban will probably not achieve its objective...Many are taking matters into their own hands (and lungs) by opting for a local invention: e-cigarettes...every method that reduc
The Diplomat (jp)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:55
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[Asia, China] Beijing sees 2,719 fined over smoke ban

More than 2,700 people in Beijing have received fines for illegal public smoking since the city introduced China's toughest tobacco control regulation 18 months ago. A total of 2,719 people were fined a total of 142,500 yuan ($20,700) between June 1 las
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:04
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[Asia, China] Tobacco industry still rakes in major profit despite anti-smoking laws

People around the world are smoking about as many cigarettes as ever nearly 6 trillion per year. It's an incredible number, translating into big business - and profit - for tobacco makers. But as new cigarette laws go into effect, are they having any imp
CCTV America
added Dec 6, 2016 13:58
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[Asia] China to Issue Nationwide Smoking Ban in Public Places

China expects to issue a nationwide regulation banning smoking in public places before the end of the year, according to the National Health and Family Planning Commission. The regulation is listed on the State Council’s legislative plans for this year,
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 29, 2016 21:29
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[Asia] China to introduce national smoking ban in public places

A national regulation banning smoking in public places is expected to be issued by the end of this year, according to the National Health and Family Planning Commission. The regulation is undergoing legislative process, Mao Qun'an, an official with the
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 29, 2016 21:18
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[Asia, China] BOREHAM: Smoking ban welcome but raising awareness is the key

In China I definitely feel that I am a guest, so I will very rarely speak up as I would back home in New Zealand when I think someone is doing something they shouldn’t be. But when I encounter smokers in elevators, public toilets (why do so many people
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:52
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[Asia] China’s Lung Cancer Epidemic is a Global Problem

China is going to need all the help it can get from international partners and institutions...Given the increasing importance to the world economy of a healthy and plentiful Chinese workforce, their success or failure in this endeavor is of global signifi
Modern Diplomacy
added Nov 29, 2016 03:52
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