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[Asia, China] Chinese Public Health Activists Push Comprehensive Ban On Tobacco Advertising

Public health groups have called for a wider ban on all forms of tobacco advertisement under China's advertising law which is currently undergoing revision. The amendment to the current advertisement law in the country included a comprehensive ban to al
China Topix
added Jun 10, 2014 20:25

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Beijing cracks down on smoking and queue-jumping ahead of Apec summit

'Civilisation' campaign aims to clamp down on queue-jumping and smoking / The campaign, labelled “Embracing Apec Wonderful Pekingese-Citizen Civilised Behaviour Promotion,” also promises to crack down on jaywalking, drink driving and drivers refusing to
South China Morning Post
added Jun 10, 2014 20:18

[Asia] China Exclusive: Campaigners call for tobacco advertising ban

At a debriefing conference in Beijing on Monday, campaign organizers read a letter drafted to the national legislative body, calling for a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising in the amendment. Scholars, health and legal professionals and tobacco co
People's Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2014 17:28

[China] Chinese toddler seen smoking in street

On Twitter, @himzzy786 said: "Age 3? How sickening. Where are the parents or guardian of this child. Poor baby." And @SNewts7 said it was "absolutely shocking", while @LeeJohntoby tweeted: "It's a crazy world".
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 8, 2014 16:28

[Asia] China outrage after toddler, 2, is pictured smoking in the street like an 'old pro' as people stand back and laugh

Passers-by and people on bikes passing can be heard laughing as the little boy holds the cigarette, taking several puffs of it like an 'old pro'. The footage was obtained by and has sparked fresh debate about the scale of China's tobacco ha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2014 12:33

[Asia, China] Wuhan cracks down on smoking, targets internet cafes

In Wuhan, net cafes that seat up to 50 people are now legally required to have, minimum, one full-time staff member to impose the no-smoking law and monitor smokers. Those caught in the act are looking at fines upwards of $80. And if you didn't learn you
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Jun 5, 2014 19:45

[China] Chinese tobacco companies’ social media marketing strategies

Weibo (Chinese translation for ‘Micro Blog’) and WeChat, the Chinese counterparts to Twitter and WhatsApp, respectively, are the two most important social networking channels in China. This explosive rise in social media users offers the tobacco industry
Tobacco Control
added Jun 5, 2014 11:43

One City In China Is Cracking Down On Net Cafe Smokers

Now, in China’s city of Wuhan, the authorities are cracking down. In a public statement released by the Health and Family Planning Commission of Wuhan Municipality, smokers who smoke inside net cafes are in for a rude awakening.
Kotaku Australia / Allure Media (au)
added Jun 4, 2014 17:03

[China] Beijing to raise tobacco tax to cut smoking

hoping to persuade more smokers by increasing the national tobacco tax and will likely follow recommendations set by the World Health Organization, which says the excise tax on tobacco should be at least 70% of the retail price, reports the Chinese-langua
Want China Times (tw)
added Jun 8, 2014 09:33

[Asia] Second-hand smoke risks in the spotlight in China

People in China are becoming increasingly aware of the dangers of second-hand smoke for children, and the issue is set to gain extra prominence with World No-Tobacco Day coming up on Saturday. Since her pregnancy, Liu Ying has been warning her family me
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 2, 2014 14:50
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