Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with China 5,203 headlines found


[China] Graphic photos on tobacco packs save lives: WHO report

"This new report presents a very compelling case for the introduction of large, pictorial – or 'graphic' – health warnings on all tobacco packages in China," Dr Bernhard Schwartländer, WHO Representative in China, said.
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 8, 2014 23:05

[Asia, China] 37 smokers fined after Shenzhen crackdown

The majority of the offenders were found in restaurants and hospitals, Guangzhou Daily reported. They were each fined 50 yuan (US$8.16), the lowest allowed. Individuals who refuse to comply with the ban can be fined up to 500 yuan, while venue owners fa (cn)
added Mar 10, 2014 13:38

[China] Chinese smoking ban raises concerns in experts

Health experts say they doubt a smoking ban in China will reduce the size of the country's smoking population. The estimated 350 million smokers in China face a ban on public smoking, to be imposed by the Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commi
added Jan 19, 2014 00:06

[Asia, China] Communist Party's smoking ban no longer a yawning matter for officials

Nanchang, Lanzhou and Shinan District in Qingdao have all banned smoking at their plenums in keeping with the joint notice by the State Council and the Party's Central Committee, published on December 29. It also bans public servants from smoking in scho
South China Morning Post
added Jan 10, 2014 11:28

[China, UK] Tobacco stocks and Sainsbury weigh on Britain's FTSE

regulatory concerns knocked back tobacco firms and J Sainsbury turned negative after cautioning over its outlook. Imperial Tobacco and British American Tobacco fell 2.4 percent and 1 percent respectively, with traders citing a report Hong Kong's South Ch
added Jan 10, 2014 01:04

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Customs seize smuggled cigarettes worth over HK$10 million

Hong Kong customs seized nearly four million cigarettes, worth over HK$10 million, in a two-week operation aimed at stifling smuggling in the territory, officials said on Saturday. Authorities arrested seven people aged between 23 and 63 in the operatio
South China Morning Post
added Jan 4, 2014 12:35

[Asia] China's health, family planning organ to build tobacco-free environment

Mao Qun'an, spokesman for the National Health and Family Planning Commission, said all health and family planning department staff will be prohibited from smoking in non-smoking locations, and some staff members will be appointed to prevent others from s
People's Daily (cn)
added Jan 1, 2014 23:54

[Asia, China] Smoking ban stubs out official privilege

Specialty cigarettes used to be a privilege of some government official and a frequent choice for bribery. The new ban strictly prohibits officials using public funds to buy cigarettes, another privilege which has bit the dust in addition to funerals, pr (cn)
added Jan 1, 2014 23:34

China Bans Officials From Lighting Up in Public

According to a directive issued by China’s State Council, government employees across China will no longer be able to use public funds to buy cigarettes or to smoke at public functions, as Xinhua reported on Sunday. Chain-smoking officials “not only jeopa
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 30, 2013 13:04

[Asia, Canada] 2 UBC profs to help China with tobacco control efforts

Joan Bottorff, of UBC's Okanagan School of Nursing and director of the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, along with John Oliffe, from UBC's Vancouver School of Nursing, recently travelled to Zhejiang University in Hongzhou, Chi
Kelowna (BC) Capital News (ca)
added Dec 22, 2013 23:47
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines