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[Asia] China tobacco monopoly blocks full ban on tobacco ads - sources

Intense lobbying by China's powerful state tobacco monopoly resulted in the weakening of controversial legislation that had been meant to introduce a complete advertising ban in the world's largest consumer and producer of tobacco, sources said.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 5, 2014 10:39

In China and America, 4.1 billion more reasons to rate smoking “R.” (PDF)

Hollywood makes two-thirds of its money outside the US. So when a major studio releases a movie with smoking, it not only hurts American kids. It puts millions of children at physical risk in other countries. The latest example? Viacom’s Transf
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jul 30, 2014 19:25

[Asia] China outrage after toddler, 2, is pictured smoking in the street like an 'old pro' as people stand back and laugh

Passers-by and people on bikes passing can be heard laughing as the little boy holds the cigarette, taking several puffs of it like an 'old pro'. The footage was obtained by and has sparked fresh debate about the scale of China's tobacco ha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2014 12:33

One City In China Is Cracking Down On Net Cafe Smokers

Now, in China’s city of Wuhan, the authorities are cracking down. In a public statement released by the Health and Family Planning Commission of Wuhan Municipality, smokers who smoke inside net cafes are in for a rude awakening.
Kotaku Australia / Allure Media (au)
added Jun 4, 2014 17:03

Determinants of smoking-induced deprivation in China

Our findings indicate that certain groups of smokers in China acknowledge spending money on cigarettes that could be better spent on household essentials. Tobacco control policies that reduce smoking in China may improve household living standards by redu
Tobacco Control
added May 15, 2014 22:25

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] HK$2m of cigarettes found in dehumidifiers

Customs officers have coolly uncovered the latest means of smuggling illegal cigarettes into Hong Kong from the mainland, after HK$1.9 million worth of tobacco was found inside 47 fake dehumidifiers. The discovery was made at the Man Kam To border check
South China Morning Post
added May 9, 2014 15:44

[China] Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2014 18:03

[China] CCA Calls For Printing of Health Warning Pictures on Cigarette Packets

China Consumer Association (CCA), on behalf of the CCA called for the relative departments to order tobacco enterprises to print health warning pictures on the packaging of tobacco products, in order to make sure that tobacco consumers in China have the r
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Apr 16, 2014 10:43

[China] Beijing seeks to ban purchase of cigarettes with public funds

The Beijing government rules, currently in the proposal stage, would ban cigarettes being provided or given at any official event, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The rules also seek a ban on promotional sales activities or advertising for ciga
added Apr 11, 2014 08:19

[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
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