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[China] Chinese scientists find smoking-dementia link

A research team led by Chinese scientists has linked smoking to higher risks of dementia, Health News, a national health-centric newspaper, reported on Thursday. The research results, published in the British Occupational and Environmental Medicine jour
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 21, 2013 09:59
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[China] Experts call "less harmful cigarettes" deceptive marketing strategy

Experts on Tuesday dismissed the concept that "low-tar cigarettes are less harmful" as a deceptive marketing gimmick. At an anti-tobacco seminar held by the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and the anti-smoking advocacy group ThinkTank in Beijing, exp
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Jan 15, 2013 13:37
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[China] Association between environmental tobacco smoke exposure and dementia syndromes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions ETS should be considered an important risk factor for severe dementia syndromes. Avoidance of ETS may reduce the rates of severe dementia syndromes worldwide.
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
added Jan 10, 2013 08:52
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[China] Plan to curb tobacco use applauded

Calling the move "progress", Gu Jin, a leading cancer specialist at Beijing Cancer Hospital and an NPC deputy, said China needs a national law to advance the country's tobacco and smoking control and to protect public health. Some provinces and cities
China Daily (cn)
added Jan 3, 2013 21:06
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China mulls tobacco control law

China's top legislature is considering the country's first national tobacco control law, according to a report released Wednesday. It is "quite necessary" to enact laws to control the dangers of smoking, says the report adopted at last Friday's closing s
China Daily (cn)
added Jan 2, 2013 15:33
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[China] Smoking fines nearly double from last year

The local government has fined individuals and businesses 313,505 yuan ($50,267) over the first nine months of this year for violating the city's smoking regulations, the local health promotion authority announced at a press conference Thursday.
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 31, 2012 16:07
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[China] EDITORIAL: Smoke signals from tobacco

The size of the tobacco industry and its contribution to the country's revenue are not good enough reasons for the government to drag its feet on tobacco control. The government has no option but to promote public awareness about the harmful effects of t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 31, 2012 15:04
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[China] Tobacco control plan criticized as 'weak'

Anti-tobacco campaigners have criticized the government's 2012-15 tobacco control plan as a "weak and futile" attempt to curb the habit. The plan was jointly issued on Friday by eight government agencies, one of which was the State Tobacco Monopoly Admi
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 26, 2012 00:14
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[China] Second Hand Smoke Linked to Children's Behavior Problems

examined data from 646 mother-child pairs in China, where more than 70 percent of men smoke, and concluded that 25 percent children of whose mothers were exposed to smoke exhibited behavior problems compared to 16 percent of children of unexposed mothers.
Penn Nursing Science - University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
added Dec 4, 2012 17:08
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[China, India, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam] ADB: High tobacco prices save lives

Smoking-related deaths in Thailand and four other Asian countries where tobacco use is amongst the highest in the world would drop by 20% if cigarette prices were doubled by increased taxation, according to an Asian Development Bank study relased on Tues
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 13, 2012 09:51
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