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[Asia, China] Passenger sues Harbin rail bureau over smoking

A female railway passenger who had to endure cigarette smoke during a journey is suing the Harbin Railway Bureau for allowing passengers to smoke. The Beijing Railway Transport Court has accepted the case and will hold a hearing on Aug 24, according to
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26

[Asia, China] Air pollution as a catalyst for supporting tobacco control policies? Evidence from a nationwide study on Chinese medical students [FREE FULL TEXT]

Environmental pollution has a significant correlation with people’s attitudes towards health policies, even when such policies are not directly concerned with the natural environment. Policy makers may use this opportunity to implement tobacco control mea
Tobacco Control
added Aug 17, 2017 20:33

[Asia, China] Woman sues Chinese railway authority over smoking

A woman has brought a lawsuit against the Harbin Railway Bureau to ban smoking on regular trains and station platforms. The Beijing Railway and Transport Court has accepted the case and the trial will begin on August 24, The Paper reports. It is the fir
GBTIMES Oy Ltd. (fi)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:41

[UK] China lung cancer on rise, smog suspected - China Daily

said lung cancer was rising rapidly in groups not normally susceptible to the disease, including women and non-smokers, suggesting that smoking was not responsible for the increase... An estimated 300 million Chinese people are smokers, but the paper sai
added Aug 11, 2017 17:37

[China, Dominican Republic] Caribbean Cigar Makers Turn to the European and Chinese Markets

Radhames Rodriguez is using a rare tobacco and special wrapper to roll 50,000 of his new premium cigars, the Pulita, in the Dominican Republic. U.S. aficionados shouldn’t get their hopes up though -- the limited-edition cigar won’t be on sale anywhere nea
Bloomberg News
added Aug 10, 2017 17:06

[Africa, Asia, Zimbabwe] China's investments help least developed countries pursue brighter future

"Chinese investment in agriculture has to a large extent sustained Zimbabwe's tobacco industry through the outgrower scheme operated by Chinese firms. In addition to providing capital for farmers, the outgrower scheme has guaranteed a ready market for Zim
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 4, 2017 17:49

[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Philippines] PAREDES: Kicking a bad habit

When I was in Bali few years ago, I saw how my artist-friends there seemed to be killing themselves...It will still probably take some time for these countries to make advances in the campaign to make people stop smoking that the Philippines is achieving
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Jul 29, 2017 18:40

[Asia, China] Cigarette sales tick downward in Beijing

The number of cigarettes sold in Beijing last year decreased by 8 percent year-on-year, the biggest decline in recent years, according to a report on population health released by the Beijing municipal government on Wednesday. Among people age 15 or old
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:37

[Asia, China] Two years after smoking ban begins, Beijing has fewer smokers: white paper

Beijing had fewer smokers in 2016, the second year of the city's smoking ban, according to a white paper issued Wednesday. The rate of smokers aged 15 years old and above in 2016 was 22.3 percent, 1.1 percentage points lower than 2014, amounting to 200,0
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 27, 2017 15:30
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[Asia, China] Nandan county tobacco harvest heats up

In the past, Nandan county was encumbered with backward production methods and facilities, resulting in relatively low yields and poor quality tobacco leaves. This year has witnessed the city step up its efforts to develop modern tobacco agriculture thr
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:45
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