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The lower effectiveness of text-only health warnings in China compared to pictorial warnings in Malaysia: findings from the ITC project [FREE FULL TEXT]

Compared to Malaysia, the weak text-only warning labels in China led to a significant change in only two of six key indicators of health warning effectiveness: forgoing cigarettes and reading the warning labels...delay in implementing pictorial warnings i
Tobacco Control
added Sep 30, 2015 09:41

[Asia] China's air is so bad breathing it is like smoking 40 cigarettes a day in some areas

The air quality in some parts of China is so bad, a new study finds, that breathing it in all day is equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes, or two packs of cigarettes, each day. That's because the air is thick with pollutants, including a particularly dang
Business Insider
added Aug 31, 2015 13:31

[Asia, China] Nearly 90% of women exposed to passive smoking: survey

86.4 percent of women are exposed to cigarettes through passive smoking, with restaurants being the worst place, Chongqing Morning News reported on Thursday. Chongqing Medical University conducted a survey last month among 1,500 women who are passive smok
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:37

[Asia, China] BUZZ-Tobacco and spirits stocks dive on yuan jitters

** Tobacco and spirits stocks down 1-3 pct after China devalues the yuan following a run of poor economic data ** British American Tobacco, which has a JV with China National Tobacco Corp, was down 2.2 pct and Imperial Tobacco falls 2.4 pct
added Aug 12, 2015 13:36

[China] Health fears swept aside as Chinese catch up with the e-cigarette habit ($$)

“We’ll target non-smokers too,” said An Mingyang, 24, his wife, who gave up teaching in a kindergarten to realise their dream. “We won’t sell to young kids, but if they’re 15 or 16 and look like adults, then why not?”
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 27, 2015 10:17

[Asia] Cigarette posters still prevalent as ad ban looms|Society|

Tobacco advertising is still visible in nearly half of all tobacco stores just two months before a new law takes effect that bans such advertising in public places. The situation points to the challenge that could await enforcement of a comprehensive tob
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 30, 2015 08:32

[Asia, China] Beijing Airport to Close Smoking Rooms in 3 Terminals

To implement anti-smoking regulations, Beijing Airport will shut down all smoking rooms located in Terminal 1, 2 and 3. Hope all passengers shall pay attention and comply with the new regulation. ( (cn)
added Jun 12, 2015 10:12

[China] Beijing Bans Public Smoking, but Enforcement Poses a Challenge

State news media cheered the ban as necessary to protect the public from dangerous secondhand smoke, but many Beijing residents were skeptical that it would actually be enforced. The municipal government has banned smoking twice before — in 1996 and befo
New York Times
added Jun 3, 2015 09:50

[Asia, China] Beijing Tries to Clear Its Notoriously Dirty Air — of Cigarette Smoke

In this vast city of 20 million people, which a government survey estimated last year was home to more than four million smokers, the new ban extends to all enclosed public spaces, including offices, bars, restaurants, nightclubs, airports and public tra
New York Times
added Jun 1, 2015 10:37

[Asia] More Women Smoking In China, Despite Aggressive Anti-Tobacco Campaigns

The proportion of Chinese who “smoked in the past 12 months” dropped from 28.3% in 2005 to 21.3% last year...But for women, the trend was the opposite. Although female smokers are significantly fewer than male, the number nearly tripled to 3.3% over the p
added Jun 1, 2015 08:53
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