Headlines Tagged with China — 5,088 headlines found
The prevalence of smoking in China tends to fudge the contribution of air pollution to the growing incidence of respiratory disease. A couple of examples that emerged this month are timely reminders of the cost of China's rapid development. In one, an eig
Nov 17, 2013 South China Morning Post
added Nov 17, 2013 13:15
In the long run, Hong Kong stands a chance of being declared smoke-free - when the smoking population drops to just 5 per cent. While we are not far off, this can only be achieved with a more targeted approach. There are still 645,000 smokers. More than
Nov 12, 2013 South China Morning Post
added Nov 11, 2013 19:31
Congee rice porridges. Smoking rooms. China has become the biggest travel spender in the world, and hotels are taking notice. ... At the Waldorf-Astoria New York, Robert Armstrong, the sales manager ... asks which guests need to stay on a smoking floor.
Nov 11, 2013 New York Times
added Nov 11, 2013 18:29
China Smog Pollution: Sickens 8-year-old, Develops Lung Cancer; Environmental Hazard Becomes Threat to National Security
The sickly child has been found to reside near a busy major road her entire life in Jiangsu, a province east of mainland China. Doctors from the Jiangsu Cancer Hospital led by Dr. Jie Fengdong said the daily, constant exposure to dust and particles ultim
Nov 6, 2013 International Business Times (au)
added Nov 6, 2013 16:12
Beijing's air pollution has been blamed for causing cancer in an eight-year-old girl - the youngest recorded victim of lung cancer
Nov 6, 2013 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 6, 2013 14:39
The depth of the problem hit home on Monday when it was reported that an eight-year-old Chinese girl, from the eastern province of Jiangsu, became the country’s youngest person to contract lung cancer.
Nov 5, 2013 RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 6, 2013 14:33
An 8-year-old girl in Jiangsu Province is the youngest person in China to have received a diagnosis of lung cancer, which a doctor treating her has attributed to air pollution ... The report also said lung cancer is the leading form of cancer in China. …
Nov 5, 2013 New York Times Blogs
added Nov 5, 2013 14:41
Hebei Province … is China’s top steel-producing province. ... Cangzhou’s answer ... is an anti-smoking campaign. ... With smoke billowing from the chimneys of factories in the distance, officials promoted the slogan: “Curbing air pollution starts with me!
Oct 29, 2013 New York Times
added Oct 29, 2013 16:43
By failing to match international city taxation levels this pathetic Govt leaves tobacco affordable to inquisitive youth, ignores FCTC Treaty requirements & sentences the young nicotine addicts to a slow lingering death. Plain packs?
Oct 29, 2013 South China Morning Post
added Oct 29, 2013 15:08
The effect of cigarette prices on brand-switching in China: a longitudinal analysis of data from the ITC China survey [FREE FULL TEXT]
One possible explanation is that smokers buffer themselves from rising cigarette prices by switching to cheaper cigarette brands. ... Tobacco pricing and tax policy can influence consumers’ incentives to switch brands. In particular, whereas ad valorem
Oct 26, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Oct 28, 2013 00:43