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[Asia] China failing to stamp out smoking

The annual report — Tobacco Control in China from A Civil Society Perspective 2013 — was compiled by the organization ThinkTank and found that the production turnover of cigarettes on the mainland had increased by nearly 50 percent over the past decade.
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 4, 2013 07:11
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[Asia, China] Officials should set anti-smoking example: report

The anti-smoking advocacy group ThinkTank has urged Chinese government officials to take the lead to curb smoking in the world's largest cigarette market. Officials should not consume tobacco products purchased with government funds or accept any tobacc
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 3, 2013 11:35
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Smoking to Blame as Lung Cancer Deaths Rise in China

Health advocates in China are urging strong and urgent action to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke, including graphic health warnings on cigarettes packs and smoke-free public places. Without such action, tobacco use will kill 3.5 mill
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 25, 2013 16:10
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[Asia, China] Experts call for more tobacco control

At a three-day seminar on tobacco control that ended on Thursday in Beijing, Hu Angang, director of the Research Center for Contemporary China at Tsinghua University, said tobacco is the biggest killer in China, and it is not just a public health issue,
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 22, 2013 00:28
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China''s Key Cigarette Brands Keep Steady Growth in First Nine Months

China's tobacco industry saw a steady development in key brands. Key cigarette brands structure went up, volumes increased, and supported the tobacco industry to develop smoothly.
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Nov 20, 2013 16:46
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[Burma/Myanmar, China] Big tobacco eyes Myanmar market

as Myanmar opens its doors to the world after half a century of military rule, it faces a new threat: Large multinational cigarette companies looking for new markets. After years of isolation, many young people want to be as "cool" as their Western peers
Al Jazeera
added Nov 20, 2013 15:25
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Smoking And Air Pollution Creating Deadly Hazards In China: 1 Million Lung Cancer Patients By 2025

China’s heavy air pollution and tobacco smoking habits have already been linked to the decline in respiratory health of its citizens, and it’s only expected to get worse. Experts are now estimating that China will be the home to the most lung cancer pati
IBT - International Business Times
added Nov 20, 2013 06:02
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[Asia, China] Smokers quitting clinics

the prospects of "smoking cessation" clinics around the country are looking dim. "The clinic opens once a week and it is rarely visited. It would be counted as 'too many' if three smokers showed up. Sometimes I question whether we are wasting medical res
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:55
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Role of Smoking Cited in China's Rising Lung Cancer Deaths

deaths from lung cancer in China has increased by 465 percent over the past 30 years, doctors said at the Sixth China North-South Lung Cancer Summit, which brought together 300 experts. The theme of this year’s meeting: “Controlling tobacco and promoting
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 18, 2013 04:33
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[Asia] China could have 1 million lung cancer patients by 2025, experts warn

medical experts warned at a forum in Beijing on Saturday, refreshing calls for tobacco control in the world’s largest maker of cigarettes. Both the occurrence rate and the death rate of lung cancer have been on the sharp rise in past decades, doctors and
South China Morning Post
added Nov 17, 2013 13:11
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