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[Asia, China] 600 Beijingers fined after breaking smoking ban

217 organizations and 598 individuals have been fined for breaking the regulation, local authorities said Wednesday. The fines totaled about 570,000 yuan (89,262 U.S. dollars), said Wang Benjin, deputy head of Beijing health inspection institute.
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 25, 2015 16:19

[Asia] Studies show China continues to lag in effective tobacco control

Efforts over the past seven years to reduce tobacco use in China have been strikingly ineffective and leave tobacco use a top threat to the health and economic well-being of the world's largest country, according to research findings by the University of
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 16, 2015 20:41

[China] Electronic Cigarette Use and Respiratory Symptoms in Chinese Adolescents in Hong Kong

This study investigates the association between e-cigarette use and respiratory systems in Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are increasingly used, but their health effects remain unclear. The primary ingredients of
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Nov 10, 2015 23:08

[Asia] China Exclusive: Calls for new charity law to ban tobacco donations

A draft of the first charity law was published online by the top legislature last week to solicit public opinions. While lauding the stipulations forbidding tobacco promotion, there are calls for tougher restrictions. According to the draft, organizatio
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 6, 2015 19:45

[Asia] Study: Nurses can play pivotal role in helping reduce smoking rates in China

found that nurses can play a pivotal role in helping smokers to quit. But in order to do so, they need knowledge and skills. "Being smoke-free puts nurses in a stronger position to engage in smoking cessation interventions with patients than their physic
added Oct 12, 2015 21:39

[China, Germany] STL E-cigarette, Hope for the Tobacco Industry Future

Huizhou KIMREE Technology Co., Ltd., the STL (Straight to Lung) electronic cigarette's father, released STL WOLF on the International Tobacco Exhibition in Dortmund, Germany, which aroused lots of attention. KIMREE obtained lots of orders from many e-ciga
PR Newswire
added Oct 12, 2015 12:10

[Asia] CHEN: China and cigarettes: The country that won't quit

"Don't smoke! It's killing me!" was a warning my father repeatedly told me as I grew up. I listened, yet my father only quit a few years ago, at the age of 70, after a lifetime of smoking. He says it is a miracle.
BBC Online
added Oct 10, 2015 12:48

[Asia] Smoking gun: one in three young men in China will die from tobacco, study says

Oxford University's Richard Peto, one of the study's authors, said tobacco deaths in Western countries had been dropping for 20 years, partly because of stiff price rises. "For China, a substantial increase in cigarette prices could save tens of millions
South China Morning Post
added Oct 10, 2015 12:47

[Asia, China] One in three Chinese men at risk of dying from smoking

Forget those spooky pictures of smog-ridden Beijing making day look like night. Chinese men are more at risk of dying from smoking-related illnesses, according to an alarming new report. Smoking is currently responsible for a million deaths in China eve
CBS MarketWatch
added Oct 9, 2015 13:37

[Asia] Will China Concerns Weigh on Consumer Staples Companies?

higher excise taxes on cigarettes, as a result of which tobacco companies are increasing their cigarette prices. Higher prices of cigarettes are leading to lower cigarette volumes. Further, selling of fake versions of the top-branded cigarettes by local r
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Oct 8, 2015 21:12
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