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[Burma/Myanmar, China] Big tobacco eyes Myanmar market

as Myanmar opens its doors to the world after half a century of military rule, it faces a new threat: Large multinational cigarette companies looking for new markets. After years of isolation, many young people want to be as "cool" as their Western peers
Al Jazeera
added Nov 20, 2013 15:25
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[USA] China, US cooperate on smoking control in workplaces

China and the United States have established the Sino-US Partnership on Smoke-free Workplaces, pledging cemented efforts regarding tobacco control in workplaces. The partnership was announced in a joint statement issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH) an
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2012 19:18
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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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[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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WHO urges China tobacco tax rise amid smoking boom

The World Health Organization is urging China to raise tobacco taxes, saying tariffs are an effective deterrent in curbing consumption, even as data showed separately that cigarette smoking in China is rising as the economy cools. WHO Director-General Ma
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 19, 2012 06:53
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[China] Secondhand smoke tied to more health effects

People regularly exposed to secondhand smoke may have increased risks of dying from various causes, a long-term study from China suggests.
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2012 14:10
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[China] Efforts called to block students' access to smokes

The Pioneers for Health Consultancy Center (PFH) and Yunnan Provincial Health Education Institution (YPHEI) organized volunteers to count the number of these stores and observe their sales to teenagers
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2012 11:47
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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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