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[Asia] Starving China's Tobacco Monopoly Is Professor Li's Smoking Cure

Li’s idea is to start a revolution among China’s 20 million tobacco growers that will deprive China National Tobacco Corp....of the raw materials it needs. ... A crop-replacement pilot project she spearheaded with farmers in Yunnan province was a success
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Apr 21, 2014 21:51
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[China] Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2014 18:03
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[China] Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2014 18:03
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EDITORIAL: China and the Toll of Smoking

put explicit, disturbing photos of the harmful effects of smoking on cigarette packages — blackened lungs, oral cancer sores and the like. This has been effective in other countries, and it will be more so in China, because most Chinese smokers are unawar
New York Times
added Apr 17, 2014 09:57
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Tar levels 15 times higher in some cigarette brands

according to laboratory tests quoted by the Consumer Council yesterday. Tests on 84 cigarette brands found them all to be within the legal limit of 17 mg of tar per cigarette, though one brand, Pine Prime, which had the highest amount of tar, contained 1
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2014 11:56
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[China] CCA Calls For Printing of Health Warning Pictures on Cigarette Packets

China Consumer Association (CCA), on behalf of the CCA called for the relative departments to order tobacco enterprises to print health warning pictures on the packaging of tobacco products, in order to make sure that tobacco consumers in China have the r
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Apr 16, 2014 10:43
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More than half of the world’s cancer victims live in India, Russia or China

What are the three countries doing to combat the disease? Not enough, according to a major new study. Medical journal, the Lancet Oncology, has just published a number of articles on the topic, to be published at a Commission examining the challenges to
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Apr 12, 2014 14:43
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[Asia, China] Beijing mulls banning government money in tobacco purchases

Beijing released a draft regulation on Friday that would ban public funds in the purchase of tobacco and smoking sets in the latest move to control smoking, according to the municipal legal affairs office. The draft regulation on smoking control also pro
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 12, 2014 13:33
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[China] Beijing seeks to ban purchase of cigarettes with public funds

The Beijing government rules, currently in the proposal stage, would ban cigarettes being provided or given at any official event, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The rules also seek a ban on promotional sales activities or advertising for ciga
Reuters
added Apr 11, 2014 08:19
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[Asia] Chinatopix China Smokers Face Tougher Regulations

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that despite warnings on one's health printed on cigarette packs in China, the warning has failed to elevate awareness across the country on the risks of smoking.
China Topix
added Apr 9, 2014 15:16
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