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[China] River of fire: Chinese waterway becomes so polluted it bursts into flame after lit cigarette is thrown into it

The flames shot up more than 16ft into the air and had to be extinguished by firemen in the city of Wenzhou in Zhejiang province.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 7, 2014 13:38

[Asia, China] Ban smoking in Hong Kong homes and cars to protect children, expert urges

Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smoke can make children prone to heart attacks and strokes later in life, in addition to other known risks such as lung cancer, middle-ear disease and res
South China Morning Post
added Mar 6, 2014 02:29

[Asia, China] Ban smoking at two sessions, delegates urge

The upcoming annual sessions of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference should be smoke-free, according to deputies and political advisers. "I am still confident that this year will be different," said W (cn)
added Mar 1, 2014 17:42

[China] The tobacco industry: Government cougherrs

Smoking is on course to kill 100m Chinese people this century. Will the latest anti-smoking policies curb it?
The Economist
added Feb 28, 2014 04:47

[Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia] Study: Most children in 6 countries know little of smoking warnings

Most children interviewed in Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan and Russia knew little about cigarette health warning labels ... only 38 percent of 2,423 5- and 6-year-old children in the six countries studied had any awareness of warning labels curr
added Feb 28, 2014 04:44

[Asia] E-Cig Makers to Light Up China, World's Biggest Tobacco Market

A pair of tobacco industry manufacturers from southern China are preparing to challenge the Chinese government's powerful tobacco monopoly and change the way the nation smokes. Their weapon of choice? The country's first brand of electronic cigarettes.
added Feb 26, 2014 14:26

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Budget reaction: Tobacco duty increase 'not enough' to get smokers to quit

Health council disappointed as price of average pack of cigarettes climbs 'only' HK$4 to HK$54
South China Morning Post
added Feb 26, 2014 14:10

[China, UK] Cuban cigars on a roll as Chinese love blooms ($$)

Figures released in Havana yesterday by Habanos – the Cuban-Spanish joint venture partly owned by Imperial Tobacco - showed an 8 per cent surge in the company’s global sales, of which the strongest gains were achieved in China.
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2014 11:49

Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Survey

Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with subsequent quit attempts, but unlike in the West, they were largely unrelated to sustained abstinence.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 3, 2014 13:05

[Asia] WHO: China must battle vested interests in smoking fight

The WHO official's remarks come as the world's largest consumer of cigarettes steps up its efforts to weed out a pervasive and destructive habit. China has adopted several anti-tobacco measures in recent months, sparking new hope for global health organi
added Feb 27, 2014 12:27
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