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[Africa, China, Malawi, Tanzania] Helping Tobacco Grow

JTI now invests directly in tobacco cultivation and a plant which can trace its history back thousands of years
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 17, 2012 17:13

[China] Group slams award for big tobacco

The China Green Foundation said on Wednesday that the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control had sent them a letter asking them to rescind the award to the company, which also serves as a government bureau, "in consideration of the health damage and envi
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 19, 2012 17:31

[Asia, Australia, China] PESEK: Tobacco a drag on world growth

Asian nations should protect their economies and follow Australia's example, William Pesek writes
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 14:52

WHO urges China to tax smokers

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan called for more taxes on Wednesday after awarding Health Minister Chen Zhu a certificate in recognition of his efforts to combat smoking.
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 20, 2012 11:22

[Africa, China] Chinese farmers take over former white-owned farms in Zimbabwe to cash in on tobacco

At least five farms have attracted Chinese investment in Mashonaland Central...Safe in the knowledge that Mr Mugabe’s policy of strengthening ties with China will offer a degree of protection, they have poured money into machinery and are taking advice f
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:59

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Tar levels 15 times higher in some cigarette brands

according to laboratory tests quoted by the Consumer Council yesterday. Tests on 84 cigarette brands found them all to be within the legal limit of 17 mg of tar per cigarette, though one brand, Pine Prime, which had the highest amount of tar, contained 1
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2014 11:56

[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 7, 2013 21:10

[Asia, China] Graphic cigarette warnings not in keeping with Chinese traditions, official says

Scare pictures of cancer-ravaged lungs printed on cigarette packets do not fit with "Chinese cultural traditions", state media on Tuesday reported an official of China's state-owned tobacco monopoly as saying.
added Mar 16, 2016 14:52

[China] Antismoking campaign pays off in Beijing

Another important factor that could help the ban succeed is "a cultural change" in attitudes toward smoking, says Xiao Shuiyuan, a public health specialist at Central South University in Changsha. "People, including high-ranking officials, are finally re
added Dec 2, 2014 19:41

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Budget reaction: Tobacco duty increase 'not enough' to get smokers to quit

Health council disappointed as price of average pack of cigarettes climbs 'only' HK$4 to HK$54
South China Morning Post
added Feb 26, 2014 14:10
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