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[Asia] Smoking in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study in China [FREE FULL TEXT]

Most of smoking women quit smoking after they became pregnant. Tailored intervention programs to reduce smoking in pregnant women should focus on those with higher education level, from rural areas, and pregnant women whose mothers-in-law smoke.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 17:15
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[Asia] China intensifies crackdown on smuggled, counterfeit cigarettes

authorities seized 195,000 cartons of smuggled and counterfeit cigarettes in the first half of this year, the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration said Thursday. Tobacco authorities at all levels worked closely with the police and customs authorities to
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:13
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[Asia] Development and validation of a smoking rationalization scale for male smokers in China [FREE FULL TEXT]

Results found a 26-item scale within six dimensions (smoking functional beliefs, risk generalization beliefs, social acceptability beliefs, safe smoking beliefs, self-exempting beliefs, and quitting is harmful beliefs). The scale showed acceptable validit
Journal of Health Psychology
added Aug 1, 2017 18:06
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[Asia] China’s 2.4 Trillion Cigarette Habit Is Actually Progress

While figures from Euromonitor International showed 2.4 trillion cigarettes were smoked last year, that marks the second straight annual decline. China has been raising taxes and toughening anti-smoking laws, and Euromonitor expects the numbers to keep dr
Bloomberg News
added Jul 21, 2017 15:11
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[Asia, China] Almost A Million Chinese Died From Preventable Cancers In 2013

a multi-agency team of researchers led by Dr. Farhad Islami of the American Cancer Society estimated the number and proportion of cancer deaths and cases attributable to ever-smoking, second-hand smoking, alcohol drinking, low fruit/vegetable intake, exce
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:33
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China’s Sperm Count Problem Has Created a Billion-Dollar Market

On a recent afternoon, a visitor from northern China took a smoke break outside the Beijing Perfect Family Hospital. Cigarettes were one reason he had come to the capital: he reckons his nicotine habit played a part in damaging his fertility.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 14, 2017 09:21
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[China] Macau to consider revised casino smoking legislation

the 33-member Legislative Assembly is to hold a second reading of proposed legislation on Friday that would, if passed, outlaw smoking in any area of a casino that offers gambling and restrict the activity solely to airport-style “smoking lounges” that ar
World Casino News
added Jul 20, 2017 00:55
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[Asia-pacific] World’s tobacco firms are on a roll even as China market shrinks

Tobacco industry is bucking the declining consumption trend, although experts expect China to lead a new wave of volume decline as Beijing steps up its anti-smoking campaign amid increasing health concerns
South China Morning Post
added Jul 10, 2017 16:38
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Nearly half of China cancer deaths attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors

potentially modifiable risk factors: smoking, alcohol, nutrition, weight, physical activity, and infections. The study appears in Annals of Oncology, and concludes that effective public health interventions to eliminate or reduce exposure from these risk
EurekAlert
added Jul 7, 2017 03:14
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[Asia, China] Chinese cigarette smugglers caught trying to claim reward for their own crime

A criminal gang in southwest China thought they had hatched a cunning plan when they called police to report themselves smuggling fake cigarettes in the hope of claiming a 1 million yuan (US$148,000) reward for the tip-off, a news website reports.
South China Morning Post
added Jul 5, 2017 19:02
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