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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] 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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The Decline of Smoking Among Female Birth Cohorts in China in the 20th Century: A Case of Arrested Diffusion? ($$)

Population Research and Policy Review
added Aug 23, 2012 14:43
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[China] Tobacco museum under fire for ignoring risks

A tobacco-themed museum in Shanghai is being blamed for enticing children to light up by ignoring the health risks linked to smoking.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Aug 22, 2012 15:15
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[China] YUE: No ifs, no butts. Put it out!

A non-smoking wedding may seem like a small step in the ongoing anti-smoking campaign, but I hope that the publicity it generates will make smokers stop and think
Global Times (cn)
added Jun 24, 2012 08:32
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[China] Gates spearheads anti-smoking push

the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched the first-ever anti-smoking social media campaign in China to raise public awareness, particularly of secondhand smoking. . . . "Say No to Forced Smoking"
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2012 11:40
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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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