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[Asia, China] Experts worry 'selective ban' on smoking to be regressive

the latest draft version of a regulation on controlling cigarette smoking in public places will leave a loophole for smokers and make it hard to carry out a ban nationwide... But the new version changed "comprehensive ban" to "selective ban", according to (cn)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:31

China debates nationwide smoking ban amid fears of a rollback

is gearing up to introduce a national smoking ban in public places, but there are report the countrywide ban will exempt restaurants, bars, hotels and airports. The toughest anti-smoking rules in the country are in Beijing, which issued rules in June las
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 1, 2016 15:33

[Asia, China] World Health Organization Calls for National Smoke-Free Law Ahead of World No Tobacco Day

As the first anniversary of Beijing's indoor tobacco ban, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for the success of the Beijing program to be extended to the rest of China.
The Beijinger (cn)
added May 30, 2016 14:37

[Asia, China] Shanghai customs bust cigarette smuggling ring

busted a cigarette smuggling operation with the arrest of 20 suspects, six of whom were airport ground staff that helped the gang bypass customs checks. About 4,000 boxes of foreign brand cigarettes were confiscated in the operation.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added May 22, 2016 19:44

[China] 22nd Century Comments on Frivolous Lawsuit Filed by Crede

Crede CG III, Ltd. filed a lawsuit in the wake of the Company’s decision to terminate its China joint venture arrangement with Crede and its principal, Terren Peizer. As previously disclosed, on June 22, 2015, the Company terminated its joint venture with
Business Wire
added May 4, 2016 16:41

[Asia, China] Throwback Thursday: Beijing Bans Smoking (Once Again)

it's April 2008 and Beijing is ramping up for the Olympics, and in its haste once again announces it will attempt to ban smoking.
The Beijinger (cn)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:48

[Asia-pacific, China] Parliament: Smoking ban in reservoirs, parks in public and private estates

This comes as an existing smoking ban in some public areas is expanded to cover reservoirs, parks managed by JTC Corporation and town councils, and neighbourhood parks managed by the National Parks Board (NParks) in private estates.
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 12, 2016 14:41

[Asia, China] Shanghai Government Contemplates Stricter Smoking Law, Might Ban Smoking Indoors in Public Venues

The government of Shanghai is expected to ban smoking indoors in all public spaces and workplaces sometime this year, according to an official on Tuesday, as reported by Shanghai Daily.
Yibada (cn)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:56

[Asia] China Cracks Down on Online Television

programs would soon be subject to the same censorship as regular TV shows... New guidelines lay out an array of subjects that will be prohibited, including depictions of gay relationships, underage romance, extramarital affairs, smoking, witchcraft and re
New York Times Blogs
added Mar 3, 2016 17:19

[Asia, China] A million times more harmful than outdoor air: Hong Kong study raises e-cigarette cancer alarm

Electronic cigarettes were found to contain one million times more cancer-causing substances than outdoor air in a study by Baptist University. Researchers also discovered a type of flame retardant that affected the reproductive system and could lead to
South China Morning Post
added Feb 29, 2016 17:02
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