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[China, North Carolina] Meet the N.C. tobacco industry's best export customer

China, which has an estimated 350 million smokers, is its biggest customer, purchasing 80 percent of the state's flue-cured tobacco production, reports the Star-News. Tobacco remains North Carolina's largest cash crop, with farmers exporting about $766 mi
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added May 12, 2014 11:58
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[China] Impact of the ‘Giving Cigarettes is Giving Harm’ campaign on knowledge and attitudes of Chinese smokers

suggest that the GCGH campaign increased knowledge of smoking harms, which could promote downstream cessation. This study provides evidence to support future campaign development to effectively fight the tobacco epidemic in China.
Tobacco Control
added May 10, 2014 09:15
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[Asia] China steps up tobacco control efforts

The National Health and Family Planning Commission is stepping up its efforts to research a draft law on tobacco control, said spokesman Yao Hongwen at a press conference on Friday.
Xinhua Newswire
added May 9, 2014 16:46
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] HK$2m of cigarettes found in dehumidifiers

Customs officers have coolly uncovered the latest means of smuggling illegal cigarettes into Hong Kong from the mainland, after HK$1.9 million worth of tobacco was found inside 47 fake dehumidifiers. The discovery was made at the Man Kam To border check
South China Morning Post
added May 9, 2014 15:44
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] news.gov.hk - Categories - Law & Order - Customs seizes cigarettes worth $1.9m Illicit haul: Customs officers seized around 700,000 cigarettes worth $1.9 million, with a duty potential of about $1.3 million.

Officers at Man Kam To Control Point stopped an incoming cross-boundary container truck on May 6 which had declared to be carrying shoes, toys and plastic products.
news.gov.hk
added May 9, 2014 15:45
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[Asia] Nationwide campaign to promote smoking ban in public spaces in China

A month-long publicity campaign is to be launched in China from Monday to promote a nationwide ban on smoking in public places. A spokesman for the National Health and Family Planning Commission Mao Qunan told a launch ceremony in Beijing the campaign w
South China Morning Post
added May 6, 2014 10:29
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[China] FirstUnion Launches S804R -- Genuine Soft Filter e-Cigarette

FirstUnion and the world's leading pharmaceutical company have reached a strategic partnership in promoting a healthy alternative to tobacco smoking. To that end, FirstUnion takes up a social responsibility by bringing the world's smokers a healthy altern
PR Newswire
added May 6, 2014 11:07
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[Asia] Smuggled Cigarettes Destroyed in China

China's customs and tobacco authorities destroyed 375,890 cartons of smuggled cigarettes worth 22 million yuan (3.6 million U.S. dollars) in Zhanjiang City in south China's Guangdong Province on Tuesday. The cigarettes involved more than 30 brands inclu
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Apr 29, 2014 12:16
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[Asia] Smuggled Cigarettes Destroyed in China

China's customs and tobacco authorities destroyed 375,890 cartons of smuggled cigarettes worth 22 million yuan (3.6 million U.S. dollars) in Zhanjiang City in south China's Guangdong Province on Tuesday. The cigarettes involved more than 30 brands inclu
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Apr 29, 2014 12:16
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Challenges to effective cancer control in China, India, and Russia [FREE FULL TEXT]

we focus on China, India, and Russia, which share rapidly rising cancer incidence and have cancer mortality rates that are nearly twice as high as in the UK or the USA, vast geographies, growing economies, ageing populations, increasingly westernised life
The Lancet (uk)
added Apr 25, 2014 14:48
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