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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Customs seize HK$24 million worth of counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco

Customs officers smashed an international smuggling syndicate, seizing HK$24 million worth of counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco. The 9.3 million cigarettes and 90kg of tobacco were found in a container that arrived in Hong Kong from Port Kelang in Malay
South China Morning Post
added Apr 30, 2013 21:40
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[China] Chinese government to crack down on cigarettes, maybe

China's cigarette smokers sucked down 40% of the world's supply last year, a phlegmy 5% more than in 2006. The Chinese government plans to fight this trend with upcoming legislation that would outlaw smoking in most public places throughout mainland Chin
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:44
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[China] VIDEO: Professor Robert Proctor on future of tobacco and marijuana industries

For more on the future of tobacco and marijuana industries as more laws are opening marijuana legalization in America, CCTV America’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Robert Proctor, a leading tobacco expert and a professor at Stanford University.
You Tube
added Jan 3, 2017 17:27
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[Africa, Asia, Zimbabwe] China gets lion's share of tobacco exports

CHINA has accounted for more than half of Zimbabwe’s tobacco exports in 2015, latest statistics have shown, as the Asian giant took top gong from Belgium which ruled the roost in the comparable period last year.
Newsday (zw)
added May 4, 2015 18:03
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[Africa, Asia] Tanzania to Export 10000 Tonnes of Tobacco to China

CHINA Yunnan Tobacco International Company said it would start buying tobacco leaf from Tanzania and this season the firm is going to buy 10,000 tonnes. The move follows the agreement signed during President Xi Jinping visit in the country in March, last
All-Africa.com
added Jul 28, 2014 23:39
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] City can go further to quit smoking, says WHO official

Expected tax increase would only make up for inflation since last rise, head of regional anti-smoking office says ahead of Wednesday's budget
South China Morning Post
added Feb 23, 2014 17:16
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[Asia] With more smokers than the population of the US, China tries to cut down

While other countries are forcing cigarette makers to remove their logos or increase the size of health warnings, tobacco companies in China have have been able to market to Chinese consumers largely as they please. That’s because China’s regulator of th
Quartz
added Oct 2, 2013 03:26
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[Asia-pacific, China] Model quitter: President Xi Jinping’s decision to give up smoking deserves praise, WHO chiefs says

A compliment from the World Health Organisation chief to President Xi Jinping for quitting smoking will be a boost to tobacco control efforts...Her compliment comes as the State Council, the cabinet, is contemplating whether to enforce stricter tobacco co
South China Morning Post
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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China chokes as tobacco profits a tough habit to quit

Cheap cigarettes are a mainstay of daily life in the southwestern province of Yunnan. "A lot of people smoke here. It's all because of the local economy. Many tobacco companies are set up here in Yunnan," said Zhang Jie, as he lit up..."It's good for th
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 29, 2015 13:36
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[Asia] CHIPATO: Zanu-PF, China And Rhodesian's, Who Really Is Pimping Zimbabwe's Tobacco Industry? Part 1

As different media publications try to figure out who to blame for this years poor tobacco season in Zimbabwe, the usual suspects have already been lined up...basically who really benefits from Zimbabwean tobacco?
Countercurrents.org (in)
added Apr 10, 2015 19:30
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