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[Asia, Australia, China] Trade deal may come at expense of sovereignty

ISDS "reduces the ability of governments to regulate the activities of foreign companies even if these activities harm our health or the environment." One example of this comes from the multinational tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris, which is currently
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 9, 2013 14:07
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[China] Air Pollution More Harmful Than Passive Smoking, Two Reports Find

“The air we breathe has become polluted with a mixture of cancer-causing substances,” the IARC’s Kurt Straif told the South China Morning Post. “We consider this to be the most important environmental carcinogen, more so than passive smoking.” According
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 21, 2013 15:15
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What are the sales practices of internet cigar vendors in China?

Internet cigar vendors undermine tobacco control policies and pose many challenges for tobacco control advocates in China. New legislation and enforcement should address these issues.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2013 03:49
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[China] Association of body mass index and smoking on outcome of Chinese patients with colorectal cancer

no significant correlation between obesity and outcomes of patients with colorectal cancer. In addition, our findings support the claims that cigarette smoking may be partially responsible for the divergent mortality of patients with colorectal cancer.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:55
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[Asia, China] The dedicated smoker

Inhaling a deep breath of smoke and holding it in before slowly exhaling, she carefully evaluates the taste, flavor and irritant effects of each cigarette she smokes. After three long, hard draws, the cigarette is nearly done. She then sparks another unt
Global Times (cn)
added Oct 11, 2013 12:03
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[China] Marlboro in the Middle Kingdom: Chinese Kids Know Their Smokes

Nearly nine out of 10 Chinese children aged 5 and 6 can identify at least one cigarette brand, and roughly one out of five say they expect to smoke when they grow up. Those are some of the breathtaking results of a recent study by Johns Hopkins Universi
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 11, 2013 11:57
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[Asia, China] Smoking: Chinese tots say they will 'light up' when they grow up

More than one out of five Chinese children aged 5 to 6 say they intend to smoke when they grow up. That is one of the key findings of a study from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health published in this month's Pediatrics. Researchers looked a
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 3, 2013 12:31
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[Asia, China] 1 in 3 cigarettes smoked in Hong Kong are illegal, controversial study finds

About a third of all cigarettes smoked in Hong Kong are illegal and the city is losing out on billions in tax revenue as a result. Those are the findings of a tobacco industry-funded report on the consumption of illegal tobacco in 11 Asian countries last
South China Morning Post
added Oct 3, 2013 04:25
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[Asia] China's e-cigarette inventor fights for financial rewards

The Chinese inventor who dreamed up the electronic cigarette in a nicotine-induced vision says that, despite its global popularity, copycat versions and legal disputes mean he has battled to cash in on his creation.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:15
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[Asia] China's e-cigarette inventor fights for financial rewards

Despite its global popularity, the Chinese inventor who dreamed up the e-cigarette says that copycat versions and legal disputes have made his attempts to cash in on his creation difficult.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 2, 2013 02:45
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