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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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What are the sales practices of internet cigar vendors in China?

Internet cigar vendors undermine tobacco control policies and pose many challenges for tobacco control advocates in China. New legislation and enforcement should address these issues.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2013 03:49
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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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[Asia, China] Beijing Enrolls Anti-smoking Volunteers

Nearly ten thousands volunteers will be mobilized to help the enforcement of a blanket smoking ban in Beijing, which took effect on June 1. Authorities in the city are encouraging more people to join the anti-smoking team to ease the shortage of law enf
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Aug 8, 2015 14:06
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[China] Counterfeit cigarettes invading Russian market in wake of recent legislation

Experts believe that this unexpected phenomenon is due to restrictions on tobacco sales. However, despite this initiative, the total number of smokers in the country remains practically unchanged.
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jul 25, 2015 19:23
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[China] Indonesia to adopt tough rules on tobacco

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said a landmark government regulation on tobacco control is being finalized and will be signed soon, local media reported on Thursday.
Global Times (cn)
added Aug 2, 2012 06:20
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[China] Low-tar cigarettes not less harmful

China's health authorities used a report published by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday to reiterate that low-tar cigarettes do not reduce harm
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2012 11:33
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[China] Anti-smoking Activist Wu Yiqun

Yet smoking opponents trying to prevent those deaths are not regarded as frontline heroes saving lives, said Wu Yiqun, one of China's most aggressive anti-smoking activists.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Jun 2, 2012 18:30
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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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[China] EDITORIAL: Australia's plain tobacco packaging

The tactics needed to fight the battle against tobacco are known, but it is strong political leadership in implementation that will ultimately achieve the goal.
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 24, 2012 05:58
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