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[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
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[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
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[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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[China, New Hampshire] VIDEO: Moltonborough man sues maker, vendor of faulty e-cigarette

McGrath Law Firm of Concord filed a lawsuit against Shenzen Kanger Technology Co., the Chinese company that made the cigarette, and Smokers Haven in Laconia, where Gilson bought the device. “The public needs to be aware about the possible dangers involve
WMUR-TV Ch. 9 (Manchester, NH)
added Feb 12, 2016 21:35
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[China] Hong Kong Customs conducts special operation against illicit cigarette activities before Chinese New Year

Customs believes that people engaged in illicit cigarette activities will try to replenish stocks before Chinese New Year, and mounted the special operation with a view to combating these activities.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:14
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[Asia] To Build a Ski Resort Under U.N. Sanctions, North Korea Turned to China

In 2014, China exported $37 million worth of computers; $30 million of tobacco;...according to trade statistics from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. In all these categories, China was the top exporter, the United Nations said
New York Times
added Feb 5, 2016 14:25
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Cancer kills 7,500 daily in China

Chronic infections, smoking and pollution have contributed to skyrocketing cases of cancer in China, with an estimated 4.3 million new diagnoses last year and 2.8 million deaths, researchers said...smoking accounted for about one-quarter of all cancer dea
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 26, 2016 21:49
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[Australia, China] Chinese man charged over illegal tobacco

A Chinese student has been accused of importing illegal tobacco into Australia as part of an elaborate organised crime syndicate. The 24-year-old was arrested last week after a baggage search at Adelaide airport while he was trying to re-enter the count
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 19, 2016 17:03
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[Asia, China] Smoker forces high-speed train to delay departure

hundreds of passengers were held up in Guangzhou Tuesday apparently because a passenger puffed on a cigarette. The 670 passengers that boarded the Guangzhou to Wuhan train expected to take off at 3 pm...Workers at the station said smoke from a cigarette
Global Times (cn)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25
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[Asia, China] Huffing and puffing over tobacco aid to Project Hope schools

Seventeen primary schools of Project Hope were accused of promoting tobacco companies in the past few days by naming schools after some tobacco companies.
Global Times (cn)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25
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