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[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, Korea - North, Korea - South] Smoking in South Korea is About to Get a Lot Pricier

China isn’t the only government in Asia trying to cut down on smoking. There’s also a big new cigarette tax in South Korea, where this week the legislature took action on an antismoking proposal President Park Geun Hye’s administration unveiled in Septem
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 5, 2014 16:50
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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Relief for tobacco farmers

A Chinese company, Midriver Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd is expected to contract nearly 80 000 farmers to produce tobacco during the 2013/14 season. The company will assist the growers with inputs and working capital to pay wages. The production manager, Mr Joha
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 12, 2013 21:33
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40% Of Health Care Workers Still Smoke Cigarettes In China

Although 40 percent of male health workers smoked in 2010, the figure represented a decrease from previous years. Around 56 percent of male health care workers were smokers in 1984, 60 percent in 1996 and 57 percent in 2002. China is the largest tobacco
Business Insider
added Jul 21, 2012 15:06
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[China] Tobacco consumption rises amid economic slowdown

Chinese smoked more cigarettes in the first half of this year, helping the tobacco industry's profits to climb rapidly despite the current economic slowdown, according to data from the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration on Wednesday.
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 19, 2012 10:51
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[China, UK] Indian anti-smoking lobby hits out at London Olympic organizers

The London Olympics Committee, however, has created Designated Smoking Areas (DSAs) within the Olympic Park for smokers. Indian anti-smoking activists have knocked the door of the London Olympics Organizing Committee urging them to push for a tobacco-fr
Times of India
added Jul 31, 2012 14:10
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Tide turning in China's battle against tobacco

China's Health Minister Chen Zhu on Wednesday became the first person from the Chinese mainland -- home to one third of the world's smokers -- to receive a prestigious World Health Organization (WHO) award on tobacco control.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 20, 2012 13:42
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[China] TRANSFORMERS TURNS AN AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES INTO A LOUD CIGAR COMMERCIAL

TRANSFORMERS MAKES 3 BILLION TOBACCO IMPRESSIONS ON CHINA AND USA In three short weeks, Transformers: Age of Extinction (PG-13) has delivered an estimated 2.4 billion tobacco impressions in China and 1.5 billion tobacco impressions in the US and Canad
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 14:02
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[China] In Marlboro country, smoking 'nurtures talent'

"Tobacco nurtures talent," says the slogan on the quadrangle wall at a school in Guang'an city, which is co-sponsored by the China Tobacco Corp and the Hope Project of the Communist Youth League.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 26, 2012 20:22
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[China] Shanghai residents want smoking banned indoors: survey

More than 80 percent of Shanghai residents want smoking banned in restaurants and entertainment areas, a survey showed, reflecting a growing awareness of health issues in China, the world's top consumer of tobacco.
Reuters
added Jun 1, 2012 01:10
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[China] Hazy answers about quitting smoking

China has about 800 smoking-cessation centers. But most are more like e-cigarette shops. "These aids are useless,"
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2012 13:17
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