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[Asia, China] 4 million smokers in Beijing: survey

Beijing's 4.19 million smokers, accounting for 23 percent of the total population, smoke an average of 14.6 cigarettes per person per day, according to a survey released by the capital's health authority on Wednesday. The survey, released by the Beijing
Global Times (cn)
added May 20, 2015 23:43

[China] Up in Smoke / In Zimbabwe, a booming tobacco-growing sector threatens the country’s forests

This year alone, Zimbabwe is expected to earn a record $777 million dollars from tobacco sales, mainly to China. The country’s tobacco farmers and tobacco traders be may thrilled, but their joy is an environmental catastrophe for the African country.
Earth Island Journal
added May 20, 2015 06:24

[Asia, China, Korea - South] Gov't warns of possible nicotine overdose thru use of e-cigarettes

found four e-liquids out of 25 products reviewed contained at least 11 percent more nicotine than they were supposed to, meaning those who use such products may unknowingly intake more nicotine than they wish to or can. The study also found a problem wit
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added May 19, 2015 03:04

[Asia, China] Beijing to introduce tough anti-smoking laws amid scepticism over enforcement, conflict of interest

"If we can show a very good law can be implemented in Beijing, we believe it will have an impact on how the national law will be formulated because then there will be no reason why we can't do it in other places," said the World Health Organisation's (WH
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 19, 2015 01:18

[China] Beijing to issue strictest-ever indoor smoking ban

The most stringent smoking control regulations ever to be instituted in Beijing will take effect on June 1. The results of a vote by 3 million WeChat users on the best gestures to discourage smoking were also published on May 11. “You can’t smoke here” r
China Internet Information Center (cn)
added May 16, 2015 10:39

[Asia] SATEL/YEH: Smokeless China

“If only 1% of China’s smoking population turned to e-cigarettes, it would mean a market of about 3.5 million e-cigarette users.” The China National Tobacco Corporation could become the world’s largest e-cigarette maker.... a country-wide ban on smoking,
Project Syndicate
added May 15, 2015 16:16

[Asia] China Shames Excessive Smoking in Latest Films

China's New Year blockbuster "Gone With The Bullets" was given an award of shame for excessive smoking as part of the country's latest anti-tobacco campaign. The Chinese Association on Tobacco Control announced the "Dirty Ashtray Award" ...has 45 smokin
Xinhua Newswire
added May 14, 2015 00:42

[Asia, China] Beijing students taught how to signal strangers to stop smoking

Students in Beijing were photographed on May 11 practicing in sync the three government-recommended hand gestures meant to alert nearby strangers to stop smoking. A total of 1,000 students gathered to "rehearse" the three hand gestures, which were establ
Shanghaiist (blog)
added May 12, 2015 13:58

[Asia, China] Beijing encourages public to report on indoor smoking

Liu Zejun, director with Beijing Patriotic Health Campaign Committee, said tip-offs can be conducted via phone or by uploading pictures on popular messaging app WeChat. "We will check places frequently reported and punish venue managers if smokers are f
Xinhua Newswire
added May 12, 2015 00:33

[Asia, China] Beijing Government Urges Citizens to Report Indoor Smokers

Beijing government officials announced on Sunday that city residents may report indoor smokers in public areas through the popular messaging app WeChat after the "strictest" smoking ban policy takes effect in June, the Global Times reported.
Yibada (cn)
added May 12, 2015 00:32
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