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[Asia, Hong Kong] Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact in China: WHO

Margaret Chan said there was a real risk that the economic achievements of the past three decades on the mainland could be cancelled out by the huge burden of coping with diseases linked to smoking.
South China Morning Post
added Jul 10, 2014 03:42

[Asia] WHO urges China to tackle state tobacco monopoly in battle on smoking

China must separate the conflicting promotion and prevention roles of its state tobacco monopoly to reduce smoking-related deaths, which number as much as 1 million a year, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. With more than
added Jul 9, 2014 11:14

[China] Anti-tobacco lobby protests cigar-smoking robot in Transformers

. The campaigners asked the administration to "examine and limit" the number of smoking shots, and require all cinemas to run anti-smoking advertisements before the movie.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 8, 2014 06:28

[Asia] Blockbuster "Transformers" criticised for smoking shots in China

Tobacco control campaigners on Monday protested against smoking in the movie "Transformers", which has broken box office records in China. In "Transformers: Age of Extinction", major character Hound is seen with a cigar in his mouth, which has a bad infl
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 7, 2014 16:23

[China] Ex-smokers are happier than current smokers among Chinese adults in Hong Kong

Ex-smokers in Hong Kong are happier than current smokers and never smokers, whose happiness measurements are similar. Causal associations have yet to be established.
added Aug 22, 2014 10:25

[Asia, China] Chinese pet dog is a smoking addict

A two-year-old dog owned by a smoker in China has picked up his master's habit and become so addicted to smoking that it must have a cigarette before going to sleep. The husky in Anda, Heilongjiang province began smoking last year, when it was adopted,
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 1, 2014 11:33

[Asia, China] Chinese Public Health Activists Push Comprehensive Ban On Tobacco Advertising

Public health groups have called for a wider ban on all forms of tobacco advertisement under China's advertising law which is currently undergoing revision. The amendment to the current advertisement law in the country included a comprehensive ban to al
China Topix
added Jun 10, 2014 20:25

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Beijing cracks down on smoking and queue-jumping ahead of Apec summit

'Civilisation' campaign aims to clamp down on queue-jumping and smoking / The campaign, labelled “Embracing Apec Wonderful Pekingese-Citizen Civilised Behaviour Promotion,” also promises to crack down on jaywalking, drink driving and drivers refusing to
South China Morning Post
added Jun 10, 2014 20:18

[Asia] China Exclusive: Campaigners call for tobacco advertising ban

At a debriefing conference in Beijing on Monday, campaign organizers read a letter drafted to the national legislative body, calling for a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising in the amendment. Scholars, health and legal professionals and tobacco co
People's Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2014 17:28

[China] Chinese toddler seen smoking in street

On Twitter, @himzzy786 said: "Age 3? How sickening. Where are the parents or guardian of this child. Poor baby." And @SNewts7 said it was "absolutely shocking", while @LeeJohntoby tweeted: "It's a crazy world".
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 8, 2014 16:28
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