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[Asia, China] EDITORIAL: Smoking in a plane is intolerable

At least two passengers were found smoking aboard an aircraft from Chengdu to Beijing on Sunday and they got no punishment. Isn't it unbelievable?...China United Airlines, confirmed later that two people indeed smoked aboard, with one smoking in-flight w (cn)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:02

[Asia] Full tobacco ban suggested by lawmakers in China

Chinese lawmakers called for a complete ban on tobacco advertisements when discussing an Advertisement Law bill on Saturday. Members of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) discussed the draft amendment to the 20-year-old Adver
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 1, 2014 03:24

Can China diminish its burden of non-communicable diseases and injuries by promoting health in its policies, practices, and incentives? [FREE FULL TEXT]

China is the world's largest consumer of tobacco. In 2010, an estimated 301 million people or 28·1% of adults (52·9% of men and 2·4% of women) aged 15 years and older were smokers,73, 74 with a particularly high rate in Chinese men aged 45—64 years (63·0
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:51

[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, Philippines] Pollution, smoking, roads, obesity kill 4.7M Chinese a year

In an overview published in The Lancet, they said China had in some respects made great strides in health...the risk of premature death and sickness from pollution, smoking, road crashes and "lifestyle" ailments is worse than before.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:49

[Asia, China] Law revision to further limit tobacco ads

The planned revision of the Advertising Law will ban online media promotions and outdoor advertisements of tobacco, an anti-tobacco activist said. Xu Guihua, deputy director of the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, made the remarks at a seminar on
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 26, 2014 13:43

[China] America Doesn't Smoke Much Anymore. So How Is The Zippo Manufacturing Co. Having Its Best Years Ever?

thanks to a new, nonsmoking CEO, Greg Booth, who pushed the 82-year-old manufacturer’s legendary lighters at a younger audience and expanded business in China. New products–a (legitimately appealing) clothing line and camping gear–and its first retail sto
added Aug 25, 2014 18:50

[Asia] 1st LD: China mulls wider ban of tobacco ads

China's top legislature has begun reviewing a draft amendment to the 20-year-old Advertisement Law that aims to ban tobacco advertisements in more public venues and online. "Tobacco advertisements directly or indirectly transmitted via radio, film, telev
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 25, 2014 16:09

[China] With cigars and crystal, Volvo makes eyes at Chinese rich

With headlights shaped like Thor's hammer and space for a humidity-controlled cigar case, Volvo's new cars are sporting luxury features and designer glitz to catch the eye of the booming Chinese market and shed their safe-but-dull skin.
added Aug 19, 2014 00:40

China moving to curb staggering rates of lung cancer

Wang's team of surgeons operate on more than 2000 patients a year, but has to turn away thousands more who are inoperable, having discovered their illness too late. ..."Lung cancer is the leading form of cancer [in China], there are too many people, high
The Age (au)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:55
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[China, UK] Smuggler who imported thousands of Chinese cigarettes to Salford walks free

However magistrates decided to suspend his prison sentence for this offence, in order that he can pack the cash he owes. He was given a 12 week jail term, suspended for 18 months. He must also do 120 hours unpaid work and pay £10,000 to HMRC as well
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Aug 16, 2014 21:04
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