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[Asia] China Focus: More urban Chinese smokers quit: report

More smokers in Chinese cities are quitting the habit compared to a decade ago thanks to regional tobacco control regulations and improved public awareness, according to a report released on World No-Tobacco Day on Wednesday. The quitting rate -- which me
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2017 15:21
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[Asia] China's business leaders take on tobacco

Today, Baidu Inc., one of the largest Internet companies in the world founded and headed by Robin Li, joins the WHO in encouraging China's corporate community to offer employees 100 percent smoke-free workplaces. Baidu committed to smoke-free office envi
China Daily (cn)
added May 30, 2017 23:34
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[Asia] China is the world's biggest consumer of cigarettes

China remains the world's biggest consumer of cigarettes, with an average 4,124 cigarettes smoked each year by adults in the country (11-12 per day), according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) published ahead of World No Tobacc
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 30, 2017 22:18
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[Asia, China] News in review: Smoking scenes reduced in films, TV series

Smoking scenes have been significantly reduced in Chinese films and reduced in TV series in the past decade thanks to increasing awareness by the industry and the public, according to a survey by the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control. Seventeen of
China Daily (cn)
added May 29, 2017 18:55
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Oregon Sentator concerned about e-cigarettes imported from China

Wyden...said a new Government Accountability Office report shows over 91% of e-cigarettes imported into the U.S. are connected to China. “The American public has a right to know the source of products they consume, especially when they are coming from ov
KOBI-TV (Medford, OR)
added May 27, 2017 19:32
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[Asia, China] Shows are cutting back on scenes that depict smoking

Smoking scenes have been significantly reduced in Chinese films and TV series in the past decade thanks to increasing awareness by the industry and the public, according to a new survey by the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control. Running against the
China Daily (cn)
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[Asia, China] City to use cigar production to woo tourists

The city of Shifang in Southwest China's Sichuan province has its sights set on becoming a tourist destination centered on cigar production. Daquankeng village in the city's Shigu town has the longest history of growing tobacco for cigar production in t
China Daily (cn)
added May 24, 2017 03:05
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[China, Indonesia] LEE/ECKHARDT: Looming threat of Asian tobacco companies to global health [FREE FULL TEXT]

This new phase of tobacco industry globalisation, above all, underscores the need for collective action through the [FCTC]. Any efforts to strengthen supply-side measures—ownership, quotas, licensing, and other regulation of production— requires all gover
The Lancet (uk)
added May 27, 2017 02:48
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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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