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[Asia, China] Ban on smoking in public places includes trains

A college student has sued the Harbin Railway Bureau because of the pungent smell of cigarettes in the train carriage in which she was traveling. People's Daily comments: This is the first case in China related to the smoking ban in public places and it (cn)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40

[Asia, China] Two years after smoking ban begins, Beijing has fewer smokers: white paper

Beijing had fewer smokers in 2016, the second year of the city's smoking ban, according to a white paper issued Wednesday. The rate of smokers aged 15 years old and above in 2016 was 22.3 percent, 1.1 percentage points lower than 2014, amounting to 200,0
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 27, 2017 15:30

[Asia] China intensifies crackdown on smuggled, counterfeit cigarettes

authorities seized 195,000 cartons of smuggled and counterfeit cigarettes in the first half of this year, the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration said Thursday. Tobacco authorities at all levels worked closely with the police and customs authorities to
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:13

[Asia, China] Chinese cigarette smugglers caught trying to claim reward for their own crime

A criminal gang in southwest China thought they had hatched a cunning plan when they called police to report themselves smuggling fake cigarettes in the hope of claiming a 1 million yuan (US$148,000) reward for the tip-off, a news website reports.
South China Morning Post
added Jul 5, 2017 19:02

[Asia] WHO China launches smoke-free campaign targeting youth

(WHO) started a "smoke-free generation" media campaign in Beijing Thursday targeting young Chinese. China is in the grip of a national tobacco epidemic, and children are most susceptible with cigarettes portrayed as fashionable and alluring in popular cu
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 2, 2017 18:03

[China, Indonesia] LEE/ECKHARDT: Looming threat of Asian tobacco companies to global health [FREE FULL TEXT]

This new phase of tobacco industry globalisation, above all, underscores the need for collective action through the [FCTC]. Any efforts to strengthen supply-side measures—ownership, quotas, licensing, and other regulation of production— requires all gover
The Lancet (uk)
added May 27, 2017 02:48

[Asia, China] City to use cigar production to woo tourists

The city of Shifang in Southwest China's Sichuan province has its sights set on becoming a tourist destination centered on cigar production. Daquankeng village in the city's Shigu town has the longest history of growing tobacco for cigar production in t
China Daily (cn)
added May 24, 2017 03:05

22nd Century Accepted to Present Proprietary Smoking Cessation Product at BIOCHINA Partnering Forum in Zhuhai, China

Rule Changes by the Chinese Food and Drug Administration Will Pave the Way for 22nd Century’s Well-Studied X-22 Smoking Cessation Aid
Business Wire
added Apr 25, 2017 17:00

[China] Chinese official demoted 'for not smoking in front of Muslims'

A notice from the Hotan district government over the weekend accused Jelil Matniyaz, a village-level secretary for the ruling Communist party in the far-western region, of being afraid to smoke before religious figures. "His behaviour of 'not daring' to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 00:03

[Asia, China] SCHWARTLANDER: Tobacco lobby holding back smoking ban

Xi's vision for China's future is clear. The country's leadership should pass comprehensive legislation against tobacco to ensure all Chinese citizens, not just those in the wealthiest cities, can breathe smoke-free air indoors.
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 1, 2017 06:19
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