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[Asia, China] HO: A truly smoke-free Shanghai is an unattainable dream

The new smoking ban in Shanghai that started in March was supposed to be the city's strictest-ever smoking ordinance. But that hasn't stopped smokers from blatantly ignoring the law... it will take extremely strict enforcement, very high fines as well as
Global Times (cn)
added May 18, 2017 12:35
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[China, Czech Republic, Russia] Czech president says Putin ‘forbids’ Lavrov from smoking, jokes about ‘liquidating’ journalists

All three were carrying on a running joke from a visit to Moscow in 2015, when Zeman greeted Lavrov in public, pointing out that he’d already seen the Russian Foreign Minister in the smoking room with Putin publicly urging his leading diplomat to give up
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 15, 2017 15:13
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[China, Czech Republic] Czechia’s Zeman jokes about Putin’s 'smoking ban,' 'liquidating journalists' in meeting with Russian officials

During the "One Belt, One Road" forum in the Chinese capital Beijing, he told Lavrov "You are smoker just like me, Minister Lavrov – but your President forbids it." The response of the Russian President came quick. "I don't recommend it!" Putin said. "I
Daily Sabah (tr)
added May 15, 2017 15:11
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[Asia, China] This Day, That Year ($$)

Item from May 12, 1996, in China Daily: The free reign of cigarette smokers is being choked off as a batch of municipal bans begins to snuff out smoking in public places throughout the country.
China Daily (cn)
added May 14, 2017 20:57
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[China, Texas] Man Injured By Vaping Device Battery Files Second Amended Petition ($$)

filed a second amended petition in Texas state court to add a Chinese company that made the battery for a vaping device that exploded and injured him to his complaint against the makers of the vaping device and the store that sold it to him, a claiming ne
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2017 14:57
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Big cigarette warnings needed to cut deaths

Every thoughtful and sensible citizen would answer that government has a duty of care to warn of the danger of that product, and take preventive action such as legislation. Yet headlines screamed last week that vendors in Hong Kong threaten protests if l
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:04
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] BASU: Newsstands play smoke and mirrors over cigarette pack images

Either way, it's bad news for vendors. In view of the government proposal to have 85 percent of cigarette packs covered by warning signs, many of them are worried about going out of business. It's also being alleged that if people stopped smoking altoget
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:47
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[Asia, China, Singapore] MASTERS: Quitting smoking starts with personal responsibility

In my opinion, a self-conscious decision to quit smoking, not coercion, is the only sustainable way of dealing with China's worsening smoking epidemic. Dissemination of knowledge, a public smoking ban, prohibiting minors from purchasing tobacco: these ar
Global Times (cn)
added May 8, 2017 19:15
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[Asia] VIDEO: China's Vape Industry Is Just Getting Started (8:33)

Vice.com
added May 5, 2017 20:31
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[Africa, Namibia] Is China the World’s New Colonial Power?

One Chinese-owned company has sought to clear-cut part of Namibia’s only pristine forest, in the Zambezi region, to create a tobacco plantation nearly double the size of Manhattan
New York Times
added May 2, 2017 15:43
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