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[China, India, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam] ADB: High tobacco prices save lives

Smoking-related deaths in Thailand and four other Asian countries where tobacco use is amongst the highest in the world would drop by 20% if cigarette prices were doubled by increased taxation, according to an Asian Development Bank study relased on Tues
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 13, 2012 09:51
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[China, Hong Kong] Customs swoops on illicit cigarette smuggling syndicate in Tsing Yi

Hong Kong Customs yesterday (September 19) swooped on an illicit cigarette smuggling syndicate in Tsing Yi.On board a cross-boundary container truck and a local lorry, a total of 110 boxes containing around 1.3 million sticks of duty-not-paid cigarette we
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Sep 19, 2012 16:51
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Long way to go before China becomes smoke-free

A survey by China's Health Ministry also showed that three out of four Chinese are completely unaware of the harmful effects of smoking. Another major challenge to making China smoke-free -- the country's authority on tobacco control sits in the same go
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 14, 2012 07:17
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[China] Tobacco proposed as earthquake relief

The earthquake-hit Yunnan province's application for an increased quota on cigarette production to boost tobacco tax and help with disaster relief has ignited public criticism.
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 11, 2012 12:56
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China Tobacco-control legislation under preparation: report

China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS) (cn)
added Jul 16, 2012 18:27
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[China, Singapore] 3 Chinese work permit holders jailed for helping to convey contraband cigarettes

Three male Chinese work permit holders were jailed seven to 17 months for their involvement in contraband cigarette activities.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jul 12, 2012 06:44
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Partner cigarette smoking and risk of neural tube defects among infants of non-smoking women in northern China

Conclusion Peri-conceptional exposure to partner smoking may increase the risk of NTDs in the offspring of Chinese non-smoking women.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 19, 2012 05:40
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[China] Tobacco advertising, environmental smoking bans, and smoking in Chinese urban areas

Smoking prevalence was 30%. Multilevel logistic regression analysis showed that smoking was positively associated with exposure to tobacco advertising, and negatively associated with workplace and household smoking bans.
Science Direct
added Jun 8, 2012 06:43
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[China] EDITORIAL: Tabacco industry's interference

An independent watchdog is needed for the tobacco industry and the government must overcome its addiction to tobacco tax revenues.
China Daily (cn)
added May 31, 2012 12:45
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China: low tar cigarettes not better

The report also said that cigarettes added with Chinese herbal medicine were equally harmful to health as ordinary cigarettes. According to the report, three-quarters of Chinese are not fully aware of the harm caused by smoking
China Daily (cn)
added May 31, 2012 00:51
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