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[Asia, China] KIDWAI: Time to stub out smoking

tough measures are required to reduce smoking rates. The government should extend the ban on smoking in public places nationwide and strictly monitor its implementation...Many experts advocate raising prices of cigarettes, but I believe that's a wrong mov
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 21:17
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[Asia, China] Survey finds smoking damages male fertility

Male smokers are at higher risk of reproductive problems, including difficulty conceiving, abnormal sperm and partners who have miscarriages or deformed fetuses, according to a survey based on more than 4,000 male patients across China. For example, 16.
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 16:27
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[Asia, China] Plan to raise tobacco sales criticized

China's national tobacco regulator's plan to increase sales has been criticized as going against the trend of tobacco control. The State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, the national regulatory body of tobacco industry, and China National Tobacco Corp, a
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 16:29
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[Asia-pacific, China] Hong Kong’s burgeoning e-cigarette industry on the precipice as city mulls total ban

Business is brisk for wholesalers, manufacturers and retailers of vaping products, but it could all come crashing down as officials signal e-cigarettes may be outlawed
South China Morning Post
added Nov 20, 2018 19:36
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[Asia, China] EDITORIAL: Bigger sales of tobacco products go against plan for healthy nation

The Healthy China 2030 plan vows to reduce the size of smoker population...But given the tobacco corporation's deployment and growth momentum these years...the goal of downsizing the smoking population is mission impossible unless there is a drastic chan
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 16:32
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[China] Public mobilisation in implementation of smoke-free Beijing: a social media complaint platform

The Complaint Map has effectively engaged the public and promoted a smoke-free Beijing. Beijing’s innovative and systematic approach that involves the Complaint Map, volunteer management, coordination with the enforcement team, and media exposure can be r
Tobacco Control
added Nov 17, 2018 23:13
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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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