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[China] EDITORIAL: Smoke signals from tobacco

The size of the tobacco industry and its contribution to the country's revenue are not good enough reasons for the government to drag its feet on tobacco control. The government has no option but to promote public awareness about the harmful effects of t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 31, 2012 15:04

[China] Tobacco control plan criticized as 'weak'

Anti-tobacco campaigners have criticized the government's 2012-15 tobacco control plan as a "weak and futile" attempt to curb the habit. The plan was jointly issued on Friday by eight government agencies, one of which was the State Tobacco Monopoly Admi
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 26, 2012 00:14

[China] Second Hand Smoke Linked to Children's Behavior Problems

examined data from 646 mother-child pairs in China, where more than 70 percent of men smoke, and concluded that 25 percent children of whose mothers were exposed to smoke exhibited behavior problems compared to 16 percent of children of unexposed mothers.
Penn Nursing Science - University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
added Dec 4, 2012 17:08

[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

[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

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

[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

China Tobacco-control legislation under preparation: report

China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS) (cn)
added Jul 16, 2012 18:27

[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

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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