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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
Reuters
added Apr 11, 2014 08:19
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[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 (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 8, 2014 23:05
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[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
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Mar 10, 2014 13:38
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[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
UPI
added Jan 19, 2014 00:06
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[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
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[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
Reuters
added Jan 10, 2014 01:04
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