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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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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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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
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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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