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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] MACKAY: Tobacco industry and the art of non-confession

It is a tragedy that the wealthy tobacco companies have successfully weakened well-intentioned attempts to call them to account... The behavior of the industry seems to have hardly changed. Here in Hong Kong the government's modest proposal to increase t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:21
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[Asia, China] Hong Kong marks 35th year of tobacco control, aims at 'endgame plan'

An international conference entitled "Towards a Tobacco Endgame in Hong Kong" was held here on Friday to mark the 35th year milestone for tobacco control in the region and prepare a blueprint for a smoke-free Hong Kong. The conference, jointly held by t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:22
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[Asia-pacific, China] Call for Hong Kong tobacco tax hike next year, and cigarette ban in 10 years

In pushing its “tobacco endgame plan”, the Council on Smoking and Health repeated its previous call to raise the tobacco tax by 100 per cent, claiming it could push smoking prevalence from 10.5 per cent in 2015 to below 5 per cent in 2027, paving the way
South China Morning Post
added Dec 1, 2017 15:35
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[China] VIDEO: Shocking footage shows a Chinese toddler boy smoking 'like a pro' after being taught by a family member

Disturbing footage circulating on the Chinese internet shows the toddler taking puffs and playing with the cigarette while a male family member praised him in front of onlookers. The male family member claimed the boy had learned smoking from him befo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 22:30
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[Asia] FTA with China could boost Zimbabwe trade, study says

China and Zimbabwe trade mainly in manufactured goods. Zimbabwe's exports to China consist largely of raw materials such as tobacco, nickel, ferro chrome and cotton.
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:24
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China's Deep Ties to Zimbabwe Could Grow After Mugabe Era

Chinese tobacco company Tianze, meanwhile, has given interest-free loans and training to farmers, many of whom work on land seized from white farmers, to help beef up production and help fill cigarette demand back home.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2017 14:23
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Hong Kong policy on heated tobacco products is baffling. Can we learn from Japan?

Its present approach to these heat-not-burn tobacco products is in contrast to the policies of the Japanese government, and I do not believe this is beneficial from a public health viewpoint. It seems that the administration has an agenda, that is, to of
South China Morning Post
added Nov 19, 2017 01:21
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[Asia] China's fight against lung cancer

November is International Lung Cancer Awareness Month...18 regions in China, including provinces, cities and municipalities, have made regulations to prohibit smoking in indoor public and working areas, in the hopes that creating more smoke-free environme
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:10
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[China, Papua New Guinea] Counterfeit Smokes Contain Feces

Tests show that Chinese counterfeits emit higher levels of dangerous chemicals, than brand-name cigarettes or original cigarettes: 80 percent more nicotine and 130 percent more carbon monoxide, and they contain dirt that includes insect eggs and human fe
[Papua New Guinea] Post-Courier
added Nov 18, 2017 02:59
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korean Tobacco Factories, Smuggled Cigarettes Bring in Cash For Pyongyang

North Korea continues to pull in badly needed foreign cash through the sale of tobacco products, much of it produced in joint ventures with China and sold as counterfeit cigarettes across Asia, sources say.
Radio Free Asia (RFA)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:53
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