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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

[Asia, China] Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em: Multi-Instrumentalist Djang San Talks New Album 'I Love Cigars!'

Djang San, also known in Chinese as Zhang Si’an, is a talented musician from France who landed in Beijing in 2000 ... his playing ability is equally as diverse – on his newest album, I Love Cigars!, Djang San handles all the instrumentation
The Beijinger (cn)
added Jul 27, 2016 13:46

[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

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

[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? (in)
added Apr 10, 2015 19:30

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

[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

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

China's national tobacco company has a staggering market — and they start young

Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Andrew Martin investigated China's tobacco industry for the latest issue of the magazine. “[CNTC] was started by the government in 1982 as a way to corral black market cigarettes,” Martin says. “It’s just exploded in growt
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:32

[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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