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[Asia, China] Beijing sends out positive smoke signals

Beijing has seen a decline in smoking in the past 12 months thanks to efforts in campuses to stub out the habit, a survey suggests. The capital ranks second in the smoke-free city league, according to a recent poll of 800 colleges and universities by the
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 20, 2013 15:51

Smoking behaviours and cessation services among male physicians in China: evidence from a structural equation model [FREE FULL TEXT]

A holistic approach, including a stricter implementation of the smoke-free policy, comprehensive education on the hazards of smoking, training in standard smoking-cessation techniques and provision of cessation resources, is needed to curb the smoking epi
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2013 02:06

[China] New Poll Up: We Need More - Guangzhou

we asked you whether you thought GZ's incredibly loosely enforced public smoking ban should cover pubs and clubs. The results are now in and it seems that CW GZ readers overwhelmingly want a smoke free environment when they go out for a drink.
CityWeekend (cn)
added Jul 5, 2013 12:22

[Asia, China] Smoking now a class subject

While some Shanghai schools are making efforts, others are, however, simply ignoring the campaign. And the reason, according to some, is that it is common for teenagers to rebel against the authorities and teachings and they could take up smoking as an a
Global Times (cn)
added Jun 16, 2013 11:53

Assessing the Impact of the National Smoking Ban in Indoor Public Places in China: Evidence from Quit Smoking Related Online Searches

our analyses suggest that the smoking ban had a significant effect, at least in the short run, on Chinese Internet users’ smoking-related behaviors. This research introduces a novel analytic tool, which could serve as an alternative tobacco control evalua
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jun 14, 2013 14:08

Development of policy performance indicators to assess the implementation of protection from exposure to secondhand smoke in China [FREE FULL TEXT]

Objective To develop an approach for rapid assessment of tobacco control interventions in China. We examined the correlation between components of the Strength of Tobacco Control (SOTC) index and a proposed rapid evaluation indicator, the Policy Perform
Tobacco Control
added Jun 13, 2013 10:24

[Asia, China] Tobacco use kills 6m annually: WHO

Tobacco kills nearly 6 million people worldwide a year, almost one half of its users, an official with the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday on the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day. Dr Thomas Sukwue, a WHO representative in Gambia, also sai
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 2, 2013 10:15

[Asia, China] Guangzhou Bans Tobacco Sales on World No Tobacco Day

The sale of the tobacco products in shops in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, is banned on May 31 on World No Tobacco Day, according to Guangzhou's tobacco control regulation.
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added May 31, 2013 03:12

[Asia] China photos: Say no to tobacco

Students in Lianyuan city, Hunan province, make a no-smoking sign on May 29, 2013, two days before World No Tobacco Day.
China Daily (cn)
added May 30, 2013 17:51

[Asia, China] Expert promotes comprehensive ban on tobacco ads

Yang Gonghuan, deputy head of the Chinese Association for Tobacco Control (CATC), a non-profit social organization, says tobacco companies have used charitable donations as a sales promotion strategy and turned to social media to circumvent China's Adver
China Daily (cn)
added May 30, 2013 07:22
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