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[Asia] Experts Urge China to Ban Smoking in Schools

As an increasing number of Chinese teenagers have taken up smoking in the past few years and the age at which they try their first cigarette has become younger and younger, experts from the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control (CATC) have said that Chin
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Apr 17, 2013 09:01
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[Asia, China] Behavior problems in kids linked to secondhand smoke

A new study is linking a pregnant woman’s exposure to secondhand smoke and their child’s behavioral problems. As noted in MyHealthNewsDaily, researchers, led by Jianghong Liu at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, studied more than 600 mo
HLN-TV (CNN)
added Apr 5, 2013 11:11
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[China, Singapore] Voice on smoking ban

Jackie Chan, movie star and member of the 12th CPPCC National Committee, said during a CPPCC committee group discussion to illustrate that China lacks enforcement of legislation.
Global Times (cn)
added Mar 30, 2013 18:05
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[China] Anti-smoking advocate urges a ban in the city

However, health inspections at Internet cafes, KTV bars and restaurants discovered the prevalence of smoking had actually risen - from 0.3 in 2011 to 0.4 in 2012. Li Guangyao, one of the architects of Shanghai's anti-smoking strategy, conceded that the
People's Daily (cn)
added Mar 22, 2013 13:14
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[China] Chinese scientists find smoking-dementia link

A research team led by Chinese scientists has linked smoking to higher risks of dementia, Health News, a national health-centric newspaper, reported on Thursday. The research results, published in the British Occupational and Environmental Medicine jour
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 21, 2013 09:59
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[China] Experts call "less harmful cigarettes" deceptive marketing strategy

Experts on Tuesday dismissed the concept that "low-tar cigarettes are less harmful" as a deceptive marketing gimmick. At an anti-tobacco seminar held by the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and the anti-smoking advocacy group ThinkTank in Beijing, exp
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Jan 15, 2013 13:37
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[China] Association between environmental tobacco smoke exposure and dementia syndromes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions ETS should be considered an important risk factor for severe dementia syndromes. Avoidance of ETS may reduce the rates of severe dementia syndromes worldwide.
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
added Jan 10, 2013 08:52
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[China] Plan to curb tobacco use applauded

Calling the move "progress", Gu Jin, a leading cancer specialist at Beijing Cancer Hospital and an NPC deputy, said China needs a national law to advance the country's tobacco and smoking control and to protect public health. Some provinces and cities
China Daily (cn)
added Jan 3, 2013 21:06
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China mulls tobacco control law

China's top legislature is considering the country's first national tobacco control law, according to a report released Wednesday. It is "quite necessary" to enact laws to control the dangers of smoking, says the report adopted at last Friday's closing s
China Daily (cn)
added Jan 2, 2013 15:33
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[China] Smoking fines nearly double from last year

The local government has fined individuals and businesses 313,505 yuan ($50,267) over the first nine months of this year for violating the city's smoking regulations, the local health promotion authority announced at a press conference Thursday.
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 31, 2012 16:07
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