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ARCHIVE: China’s E-Cigarette Boom Lacks Oversight for Safety

Ninety percent of the world’s e-cigarettes are made in China. Experts warn, however, that poorly manufactured devices can vaporize heavy metals and carcinogens alongside the nicotine. By Jonah M. Kessel on Publish Date December 13, 2014. Photo by Sim Chi
New York Times
added Jul 20, 2017 22:15
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[Asia, China] Almost A Million Chinese Died From Preventable Cancers In 2013

a multi-agency team of researchers led by Dr. Farhad Islami of the American Cancer Society estimated the number and proportion of cancer deaths and cases attributable to ever-smoking, second-hand smoking, alcohol drinking, low fruit/vegetable intake, exce
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:33
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[China] Macau to consider revised casino smoking legislation

the 33-member Legislative Assembly is to hold a second reading of proposed legislation on Friday that would, if passed, outlaw smoking in any area of a casino that offers gambling and restrict the activity solely to airport-style “smoking lounges” that ar
World Casino News
added Jul 20, 2017 00:55
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China’s Sperm Count Problem Has Created a Billion-Dollar Market

On a recent afternoon, a visitor from northern China took a smoke break outside the Beijing Perfect Family Hospital. Cigarettes were one reason he had come to the capital: he reckons his nicotine habit played a part in damaging his fertility.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 14, 2017 09:21
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[Asia-pacific] World’s tobacco firms are on a roll even as China market shrinks

Tobacco industry is bucking the declining consumption trend, although experts expect China to lead a new wave of volume decline as Beijing steps up its anti-smoking campaign amid increasing health concerns
South China Morning Post
added Jul 10, 2017 16:38
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Nearly half of China cancer deaths attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors

potentially modifiable risk factors: smoking, alcohol, nutrition, weight, physical activity, and infections. The study appears in Annals of Oncology, and concludes that effective public health interventions to eliminate or reduce exposure from these risk
EurekAlert
added Jul 7, 2017 03:14
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[Asia, China] Chinese cigarette smugglers caught trying to claim reward for their own crime

A criminal gang in southwest China thought they had hatched a cunning plan when they called police to report themselves smuggling fake cigarettes in the hope of claiming a 1 million yuan (US$148,000) reward for the tip-off, a news website reports.
South China Morning Post
added Jul 5, 2017 19:02
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[Asia, China] BRIEF-Jia Yao Holdings says unit entered into sale agreements to sell paper cigarette packages

* Hubei Golden Three Gorges entered into Chongqing sale agreements, Shenzhen sale agreements and Sichuan Sale agreements
Reuters
added Jun 27, 2017 00:16
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[Canada, China, California] TOC: Conflicts and controversies in contemporary tobacco control

Should electronic cigarette use be covered by clean indoor air laws? / Use of electronic cigarettes in smoke-free environments / Have combustible cigarettes met their match? The nicotine delivery profiles and harmful constituent exposures of second-gener
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2017 00:30
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Man arrested for suspected illegal sale of nicotine-containing liquids for electronic cigarettes (with photo)

for selling illegally three nicotine-containing liquids, namely "JAM MONSTER", "NINJA MAN" and "Crush FRUITS". All of the liquid products are intended for use with electronic nicotine delivery systems, commonly known as electronic cigarettes. Acting
Hong Kong SAR Government Information Centre (hk)
added Jun 20, 2017 19:16
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