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[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

[China] Hundreds of millions of Chinese men could die from tobacco related diseases

The Tobacco Atlas, and its companion website, graphically detail the scale of the tobacco epidemic, progress that has been made in tobacco control, and the latest products and tactics being deployed by the tobacco industry – such as the
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 11, 2013 14:13

[Asia, China] AUDIO: Cigarette Output Soars despite Tobacco Control

A new report shows China's anti-smoking effort in the past decade has failed to bring down the growth of cigarette producers. CRI's Alexander Auccot has more.
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:36

[Asia] Tobacco production doubled in China

Cigarette production in China has almost doubled since the nation signed a landmark international agreement to curb tobacco, meaning that the nation is only paying lip service to tobacco control legislation, according to a new report. The report, Tobacc
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:29

[Asia] China failing to stamp out smoking

The annual report — Tobacco Control in China from A Civil Society Perspective 2013 — was compiled by the organization ThinkTank and found that the production turnover of cigarettes on the mainland had increased by nearly 50 percent over the past decade.
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 4, 2013 07:11

[Asia, China] The dedicated smoker

Inhaling a deep breath of smoke and holding it in before slowly exhaling, she carefully evaluates the taste, flavor and irritant effects of each cigarette she smokes. After three long, hard draws, the cigarette is nearly done. She then sparks another unt
Global Times (cn)
added Oct 11, 2013 12:03
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