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Determinants of smoking-induced deprivation in China

Our findings indicate that certain groups of smokers in China acknowledge spending money on cigarettes that could be better spent on household essentials. Tobacco control policies that reduce smoking in China may improve household living standards by redu
Tobacco Control
added May 15, 2014 22:25

Pollution is all too much for China smokers ($$)

As good central planners should, they last week decreed that provincial and national television channels would air a month’s worth of antismoking advertisements. ​If ever there was a problem that cried out for a totalitarian solution, this is it, right?
Financial Times (uk)
added May 16, 2014 23:11

[China, Florida, Illinois] Tea Party Speaker Larry Horist Lobbied for Red Chinese and Big Tobacco

Chicago businessman and GOP activist Larry Horist moved to Boca Raton two years ago ... Horist's work for Big Tobacco covered several years in the late 1970s, when he was Midwest representative for the Tobacco Institute, pulling down the present-day equ
Miami New Times blogs
added May 12, 2014 20:15

[Asia, China, Mid-east] First e-cigarettes, now an 'e-hookah'

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 12, 2014 12:01

[China, North Carolina] Meet the N.C. tobacco industry's best export customer

China, which has an estimated 350 million smokers, is its biggest customer, purchasing 80 percent of the state's flue-cured tobacco production, reports the Star-News. Tobacco remains North Carolina's largest cash crop, with farmers exporting about $766 mi
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added May 12, 2014 11:58

[China] Impact of the ‘Giving Cigarettes is Giving Harm’ campaign on knowledge and attitudes of Chinese smokers

suggest that the GCGH campaign increased knowledge of smoking harms, which could promote downstream cessation. This study provides evidence to support future campaign development to effectively fight the tobacco epidemic in China.
Tobacco Control
added May 10, 2014 09:15

[Asia] China steps up tobacco control efforts

The National Health and Family Planning Commission is stepping up its efforts to research a draft law on tobacco control, said spokesman Yao Hongwen at a press conference on Friday.
Xinhua Newswire
added May 9, 2014 16:46

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] HK$2m of cigarettes found in dehumidifiers

Customs officers have coolly uncovered the latest means of smuggling illegal cigarettes into Hong Kong from the mainland, after HK$1.9 million worth of tobacco was found inside 47 fake dehumidifiers. The discovery was made at the Man Kam To border check
South China Morning Post
added May 9, 2014 15:44

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] - Categories - Law & Order - Customs seizes cigarettes worth $1.9m Illicit haul: Customs officers seized around 700,000 cigarettes worth $1.9 million, with a duty potential of about $1.3 million.

Officers at Man Kam To Control Point stopped an incoming cross-boundary container truck on May 6 which had declared to be carrying shoes, toys and plastic products.
added May 9, 2014 15:45

[Asia] Nationwide campaign to promote smoking ban in public spaces in China

A month-long publicity campaign is to be launched in China from Monday to promote a nationwide ban on smoking in public places. A spokesman for the National Health and Family Planning Commission Mao Qunan told a launch ceremony in Beijing the campaign w
South China Morning Post
added May 6, 2014 10:29
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