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[China] Smoking linked with higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Although adiposity is the major modifiable risk factor for diabetes, other research in China suggests this can explain only about 50% of the increase in diabetes prevalence over recent decades, suggesting other lifestyle factors, including smoking, may pl
University of Oxford (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:16
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[Asia, China] Anti-smoking advocate seeks help

He has singled out a particular group that could help him in the anti-smoking campaign. "Government employees in China have higher rates of smoking than the national average," said Wang, a member of the CPPCC National Committee. "They serve as role mode
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:58
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[Asia] Meet 89-year-old Shen, China's longest-serving lawmaker

To prove that women and men should be equally treated, Shen organized a manuring contest. Women won as many men paused to smoke. As a result, Shen and other women won equal pay.
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] Fears tobacco giants will use TPP to sue Australia over plain packaging as secrecy shrouds legal costs in Philip Morris case

Political party says the newly signed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, which contains similar clauses to the Hong Kong deal, could prompt more costly challenges in The Hague
South China Morning Post
added Mar 15, 2018 17:01
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[China] CORESTA calls for papers

The Congress, whose theme is Science and Innovation: Addressing the needs, will be hosted by the China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC). It is due to be held on 22-26 October at the Intercontinental Hotel, Kunming, China.
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 11, 2018 16:53
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[China] US: Are E-Cigarettes Going Up In Smoke? Users Show Same Cancer-Causing Chemicals As Regular Smokers

“the vapor produced by e-cigarettes is not harmless water vapor, but actually contains some of the same toxic chemicals found in smoke from traditional cigarettes.” According to Rubinstein, the toxicity of non-nicotine e-cigarettes is caused by the propyl
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Mar 11, 2018 16:34
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[China, South Africa] Taiwanese anti-tobacco delegates blocked from joining the 17th WCTOH due to political interference from the WHO

We, registered NGO delegates from Taiwan to the 17th WCTOH in Cape Town, South Africa, were blocked from attending the World Conference. In addition, all peer-reviewed accepted scientific posters/presentations from Taiwan were first removed, and then som
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 10, 2018 19:00
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[Asia, China] Early exposure to thirdhand smoke may pose health risks to humans: study

THS is a kind of toxic residue that lingers on indoor surfaces and in dust long after a cigarette has been extinguished, which was already regarded as a health hazard nearly 10 years ago. Scientists at Berkeley Lab have determined in their latest follo
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 9, 2018 20:47
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Appalling geo-politics at @WCTOH2018 where China seems to have bullied the conference organisers to exclude Taiwanese delegates AFTER they arrived in South Africa.

Full compensation & apology required
Twitter
added Mar 9, 2018 00:41
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[China, North Carolina] NC could pay high price for metals tariffs

North Carolina’s poultry and tobacco industries could also suffer from retaliatory tariffs. The state was the No. 3 producer of chickens in 2016 and the top producer of tobacco. ...China is the fastest-growing market for North Carolina tobacco exports.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:37
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