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[Asia, China] Feature: Female Cuban cigar roller's legendary experience of craft mastering

Yolanda Medina, a famous cigar rolling master, has just returned from another trip to China, where she displayed her cigar rolling skills for aficionados of premium Cuban cigars in Beijing and Shanghai. Each year since 2000, Medina, who is one of Cuba's
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Arrested ex-CIA agent was fired from tobacco firm after suspicions he was spying for China

A former colleague of ex-CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee – who was arrested in the United States on Monday – has revealed details of how he was fired from a cigarette company in Hong Kong amid suspicions he was leaking sensitive information to Chinese auth
South China Morning Post
added Jan 19, 2018 10:13
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[China, USA] Arrested Former C.I.A. Officer Had Ties to Chinese Spies, Ex-Colleague Says

The former colleague, who worked with Mr. Lee at Japan Tobacco International, said he was viewed at the company with mistrust and was fired as a result, before he came under intense F.B.I. scrutiny as a possible turncoat. Executives at Japan Tobacco info
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2018 10:12
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Can China Really Stop 350 Million Smokers?

National Health and Family Planning Commission announced last week that China – the world’ largest producer and consumer of tobacco and home to nearly a third of the world’s smokers – was planning to ban smoking in public places nationwide by year’s end.
NBC News
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Asia, China] Burning 2,333 counterfeit cigarette cartons generates 600 kWh power

A total of 2,333 cartons of counterfeit Zhonghua brand cigarettes were destroyed by burning in Zhenjiang, East China's Jiangsu province, on Wednesday, generating about 600 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity. The counterfeit cigarettes, valued at more t
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:40
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[Asia, China] Beijing has fewer smokers in 2017

The number of smokers in Beijing was 3.99 million in 2017, 1.1 percentage points lower than the figure before the city's smoking ban was enforced in June 2015, local authorities said Friday. It amounts to 200,000 less smokers in the city over the past tw
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 16, 2018 00:28
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[Asia, China, Singapore] The 54-year-old who ran a marathon four years after a quadruple bypass

Mr Hoon picked up smoking at the age of 17, starting off as a casual smoker. But he stopped... When he moved to China for work, however, smoking became a heavy habit because “everybody smoked” there and cigarettes were “so cheap”.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:53
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[Asia, China] Smoking rate on decline in Beijing

Smoking rates in Beijing decreased by 1.1 percentage point after the implementation of tobacco control regulations in the capital, city authorities said on Friday. The regulation prohibiting smoking in all public spaces, office buildings and public tran
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:41
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[China] Invited Commentary: Second-hand smoke is an under recognized risk factor for cognitive decline

SHS may be one of the most prevalent and modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline... there is an urgent need to raise awareness of SHS reduction as part of global and national strategies to reduce cognitive decline and dementia, and to introduce legi
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:20
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Secondhand Smoke and Women's Cognitive Function in China

With evidence linking household SHS exposure with a higher risk of cognitive decline, effective education and public health intervention programs are urgently needed. Stronger tobacco control regulations and education about the dangers of household SHS ar
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:19
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