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China’s E-Cigarette Boom Lacks Oversight for Safety

Not long ago, Skorite Electronics was a tiny firm struggling to produce pen parts. Today, it is part of an enormous — and virtually unregulated — supply chain centered here that produces about 90 percent of the world’s e-cigarettes.
New York Times
added Dec 13, 2014 21:01
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[Africa, Asia, China, Egypt] It's a smoke world, after all

Tobacco companies even exploit revolution. According to WHO's Global Adult Tobacco Survey, when Hosni Mubarak's government in Egypt was overthrown and smoking regulations fell by the wayside, tobacco companies stepped in to promote smoking as a way to de
St. Joseph (MI) Herald-Palladium
added Apr 7, 2013 09:13
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China poised to overhaul tobacco industry

China is formulating a new law that further intensifies efforts in enforcing a national ban on smoking in public places, says a joint announcement released by the State Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (SIQSAQ) and a numbe
SINA (cn)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:42
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[Asia-pacific, Burma/Myanmar, China] With return of Big Tobacco to Myanmar, smoking rates on the rise

Since the return of Big Tobacco to Myanmar en masse in 2013, smoking rates have increased markedly. Tobacco control experts warn that the firms’ sophisticated strategies are likely to push more people into the clutches of addiction
Southeastern Globe (kh)
added Jul 11, 2016 21:18
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Hit & Myths: beware the downside of e-cigarettes

However, because e-cigarettes have been promoted as a safe alternative to conventional smoking, many e-cigarette users are unaware of their potential dangers. According to an article in the May issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, misinf
South China Morning Post
added Aug 4, 2014 04:39
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] China demand silver lining for tobacco farmers

Tianze managed to secure its leading marketplace on the back of China’s unabated demand for tobacco. With smoking considered a deviant form of life at home, Zimbabwe sells 90 percent of its tobacco abroad. According to the Tobacco Industry and Marketing B
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:53
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[Asia] Two US e-cigarette makers moving production from China

Two US-based electronic cigarette makers plan to shift assembly of their product to the United States from China to improve quality control and profitability, and, according to one of the company CEOs, to also remove"the stigma of working in China".
China Daily (cn)
added May 30, 2014 06:09
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Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Survey

Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with subsequent quit attempts, but unlike in the West, they were largely unrelated to sustained abstinence.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 3, 2014 13:05
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[Asia] China could have 1 million lung cancer patients by 2025, experts warn

medical experts warned at a forum in Beijing on Saturday, refreshing calls for tobacco control in the world’s largest maker of cigarettes. Both the occurrence rate and the death rate of lung cancer have been on the sharp rise in past decades, doctors and
South China Morning Post
added Nov 17, 2013 13:11
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SMOKING, THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY, ANTI-SMOKING AND BETELNUT IN CHINA

* SMOKING IN CHINA * History of Tobacco in China * Chinese Smokers * Smoking Culture in China * Smoking and Doing Business * Cigarettes in China
Facts and Details (blog)
added Mar 12, 2013 15:26
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