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[Asia] Chinatopix China Smokers Face Tougher Regulations

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that despite warnings on one's health printed on cigarette packs in China, the warning has failed to elevate awareness across the country on the risks of smoking.
China Topix
added Apr 9, 2014 15:16
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[Asia, China] WHO suggests graphic warnings in tobacco control

Experts said China's text warnings, such as "Smoking is hazardous to your health," no longer reduce smoker numbers, and need to be replaced by graphic warnings. The suggestion comes from a report by WHO and the International Tobacco Control Policy Evalu
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 9, 2014 00:21
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[China] Graphic photos on tobacco packs save lives: WHO Report

China needs to improve its text-only tobacco health warnings by adding images of tobacco-related diseases
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 9, 2014 06:18
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[China] Graphic photos on tobacco packs save lives: WHO report

"This new report presents a very compelling case for the introduction of large, pictorial – or 'graphic' – health warnings on all tobacco packages in China," Dr Bernhard Schwartländer, WHO Representative in China, said.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 8, 2014 23:05
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Chestnut Global Partners (CGP) and CS2day Partner to Deploy Smoking Cessation Program in China

Chestnut Global Partners, a leading provider of multinational Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) with offices in China, will "localize" CS2day's proven smoking cessation program for Chinese and multinational companies; Initiative aimed at world's largest
PR Web
added Apr 8, 2014 22:35
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Deaths from ischemic stroke due to tobacco smoking in China, India and Russia more than for all the world's other countries combined

New research published in Global Heart shows that deaths from ischaemic stroke (IS) due to tobacco use in China, India, and Russia together are higher than the total for all the world's other countries combined. The research is by Dr Derrick Bennett, Nuf
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 8, 2014 10:22
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[Asia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Alliance One and China Tobacco Finalize Joint Venture in Brazil

completed the formation of a new joint venture company, China Brasil Tobacos Exportadora SA ("CBT") in Brazil on March 26, 2014. CBT has operated as an independent subsidiary of AOB for the last two crops and currently contracts with 9,500 integrated grow
PR Newswire
added Mar 31, 2014 11:39
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[Asia] China needs comprehensive tobacco advertising ban: WHO

Bernhard Schwartlander, WHO representative in China, made the comments in a statement following a submission by the WHO to the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council, China's Cabinet, this week. The office had invited comments from the public o
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 28, 2014 11:25
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[China] Cambodian PM says to quit smoking

Hun Sen said Thursday that he is once again trying to stop smoking cigarettes after he had attempted to quit it for about 10 times in the past but failed. "I am struggling to stop smoking cigarettes.... He added that Cambodian smokers spent about 100 mil
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 28, 2014 10:59
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[Asia, China] Women smokers on increase in Shanghai

The proportion of Shanghai women who smoke has risen significantly in recent years, delegates at a health conference heard over the weekend. According to the Shanghai International Lung Cancer Forum, while just 3.7 percent of Shanghainese women smoked i
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Mar 24, 2014 01:21
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