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[Asia] China aims to sell 6 billion cigarettes but tells people to quit smoking. What does it want?

China’s state-owned tobacco producer said it will meet its annual sales target this year, official media reported on Wednesday, raising questions about the sincerity of Beijing’s effort to improve public health by encouraging people to smoke less.
South China Morning Post
added Nov 16, 2018 02:25
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Hong Kong vaping ban would be first step to a smoke-free city

A ban on e-cigarettes and new tobacco products is a very wise move by our government, and shows its determination to tackle smoking addiction in the interest of public health. A smoke-free Hong Kong may well be on the horizon.
South China Morning Post
added Nov 12, 2018 21:53
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[Asia] Cities mull ban on e-cigarettes in public even though China is the biggest producer

Chen Yang (pseudonym), 10, enjoys puffing on the new device that she bought in a shop near her school. It's an e-cigarette, and popular among her classmates. Her mother was later astonished to find that e-cigarettes are common in shops near her school
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:16
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Cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke exposure before and after a tobacco-free Olympic policy period: Qingdao, China

Smoking prevalence among men and secondhand smoke exposure among women significantly decreased in Qingdao, China after the tobacco-free Olympics public policy period. Since only the proportion of lighter smokers decreased, this may help explain why urban
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 20, 2018 18:48
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[Asia, China] Beijing smokers offered free clinical help to kick the habit

Beijing's health authorities have launched a new program to help smokers quit the habit... will see 300 people receive free cessation treatments at Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Beijing Hospital, Fuxing Hospital and Peking University People's Hospital. It
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 19, 2018 11:31
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[Asia-pacific, China] Hong Kong’s ban on e-cigarettes is absurd. If vaping is as bad as smoking, why hasn’t tobacco been outlawed?

Stephen Vines says the new ban is based on flawed arguments. Young people are also at risk from carbohydrates, trans fats and fast food, so is the Carrie Lam administration going to intervene in all these markets, too?
South China Morning Post
added Oct 17, 2018 10:26
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[China, USA] E-Cigarettes Face FDA Backlash

convenience store and vape shop owners and operators brace for the probable financial fallout. “It definitely will have an effect on profit margins, but to what extent I’m not sure yet,” said Tim Greene, category director of tobacco and general manager f
Convenience Store Decisions
added Oct 17, 2018 10:19
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Provincial-level cancer burden attributable to active and second-hand smoking in China

Comprehensive smoke-free policies in China should expand to all provinces, notably those with a higher burden of cancer attributable to smoking, instead of being mostly limited to Beijing and some other metropolitan areas.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 15, 2018 22:45
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[China] McDONALD: The FDA is Publicizing Truly Dangerous Products

But the sanctioned company is not American, and doesn’t appear to have any retail or wholesale presence in the United States... If any lives are damaged or lost because of products bought from this previously unknown company, the responsibility will lie
Vaping360 (TBEC Review)
added Oct 20, 2018 14:44
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Total ban on e-cigarettes and new tobacco products is the healthy way forward for Hong Kong

I see a lot of youngsters who couldn’t be older than secondary students smoking in the street. Strict action should therefore be taken against smoking, no matter whether it is traditional tobacco or e-cigarettes, as there are a lot of detrimental effects
South China Morning Post
added Oct 12, 2018 18:14
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