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[Asia, China] Free ash bags for smokers controversial

To curb the dropping of cigarette butts on streets, Chengguan or urban patrol officers in Changzhou have come up with a new idea: giving out portable ash bags, Modern Express Daily reported on Monday. On Friday, the first 5,000 cigarette ash bags were d
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 26, 2013 14:05

[Asia, China] Inspectors express frustration with smoking ban

The nationwide ban on smoking indoors in public areas, imposed two years ago, lacks specific regulations on how to enforce the law, health officials from four regions said in a conference in Beijing on Wednesday.
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 23, 2013 02:29

[Asia] China's anti-smoking enforcement faces challenges

A survey by the Chinese Health Ministry has revealed that China's smoking ban in indoor public places is poorly observed, said a senior health official in Beijing on Wednesday. Wang Suyang, director of the National Center for Health Inspection and Super
China Internet Information Center (cn)
added Aug 22, 2013 15:01

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Burma/Myanmar, China] As global brands trumpet arrival in newly-opened Myanmar, tobacco giants slip in sans fanfare

British American Tobacco, the world's second largest cigarette manufacturer, shepherded a select audience of government officials to a low key ceremony last month where it formalized a $50 million investment over five years to produce, market and sell it
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 21, 2013 09:25

[Asia, China] Minors going online to buy smokes

According to the Chinese Association for Tobacco Control, more than 20,000 vendors are selling cigarettes on, China's largest online shopping site. Chinese law stipulates that those who produce or sell cigarettes need special licenses to do s
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 15, 2013 19:19

Table of Contents Alert: China Tobacco Control Research Symposium: 1 September 2013; Vol. 22, No.

The value of research as a component of successful tobacco control in China / Challenges for philanthropy and tobacco control in China (1986-2012) / Development of policy performance indicators to assess the implementation of protection from exposure to s
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2013 16:42

[Asia, China] Top officials asked to take lead to curb tobacco use

"Officials at all levels should take the lead and set examples for the public," said Huang Jiefu, former vice-minister of health, on Tuesday. "The rights of nonsmokers should be truly guaranteed, especially those of youth, women and the elderly."
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 14, 2013 01:53

[China] Officials in Hebei vow to quit smoking to help fight air pollution

Chinafile reports that officials from Cangzhou City in Hebei province vowed to quit smoking in a (stupid, theatrical, useless) attempt to help combat the awful air conditions in the region. To prove the seriousness of the situation, a party official th
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Aug 14, 2013 02:20

[China] S Africa tops as Zimbabwe's biggest tobacco buyer

SOUTH Africa has overtaken China as the biggest buyer of the country’s golden leaf as of last week, according to latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB).
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Aug 11, 2013 22:58

[Asia, China] Cigarette packaging scam puts 21 in prison

Jiading District People's Court has sentenced 21 people to prison for participating in a 2 million yuan ($326,600) scheme to repackage cheaper tobacco and sell it as 65-yuan-per-pack Chunghwa brand cigarettes, the court said Sunday.
Global Times (cn)
added Aug 11, 2013 22:15
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