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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

[Asia, China] LETTER: The future shouldn't be built on tobacco money

In the wake of the 5/12 earthquake in Sichuan Province last year, different "Hope Schools" emerged in the area for homeless children and orphans. Among these schools, one has drawn particular attention. It is named after the province's Tobacco Company –
Global Times (cn)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:24

[Asia] SCHWARTLANDER/HOFMAN: Raise Tobacco Tax to Save Lives in China

The WHO and the World Bank Group stand ready to support the government of China in advancing the tobacco taxation agenda. A healthy future for China depends on it.
World Bank
added Dec 29, 2015 22:16

[Asia] Second-hand smoking drops in China

Compared with 2010, the second-hand smoking exposure rate fell from 34.6 percent to 17.2 percent in primary and middle schools and from 54.9 percent to 38.1 percent in government buildings, said the report released by the Chinese Center for Disease Contr
Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 29, 2015 16:08

[Asia] China's tobacco use unchanged despite reduction efforts

The Chinese Adult Tobacco Use Survey 2015 by the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, found that 27 percent of adults smoked in 2010, the same as now, but the absolute number of smokers has climbed, the China Daily reported on Tuesday.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Dec 29, 2015 16:07

[China] Can't quit smoking? 'Pleasure gene' that regulates the reward hormone 'makes it harder for some smokers to stub out their habit'

The gene in question, dubbed Taq1A, plays a role in processing dopamine, a hormone in the brain which is associated with pleasure and reward, and is released when a person smokes. Scientists at Zhejiang University in China found those people with variat
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 19:36

[Asia, China] Indoor smoking down sharply

Almost half of a year after the implementation of a new tobacco control regulation in Beijing, smoking in public places has greatly decreased and public support for a smoke-free city is rising, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planni
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:40

[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
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