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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] 'Chinese Dream' luxury cigarettes not for sale, tobacco company says

The "Chinese Dream", President Xi Jinping's slogan, is harmful to your health, at least, if inhaled. ... The cigarettes, designed as a variety of the priced Huanghelou brand, "are a creative product independently designed by staffers, and not an offici
South China Morning Post
added Aug 1, 2013 09:23
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Smokers top list of those with new lungs

Half the patients in Hong Kong who have had a lung transplant to save their lives could have avoided the operation if they had not been a smoker, a doctor said yesterday. The head of the city's lung-transplant programme, Dr Wong Chi-fong, said he was di
South China Morning Post
added Jul 30, 2013 04:57
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Taiwan’s Tennis Ace Flirts With China. How Could She? Cash.

Taiwan’s government has mobilized domestic companies to come to the rescue. These include the state-owned Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor Company, which has agreed to pay Hsieh about $167,700 to endorse Taiwan Beer.
New York Times
added Jul 20, 2013 12:04
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[Asia, China] No ifs, ands or butts

A cigarette butt disposal bin sits on a wall outside of People's Square Station Sunday. Shanghai Shentong Metro Group, the city's subway operator, has installed the bins at 35 exits of 13 subway stations. The company will add additional bins at stations i
Global Times (cn)
added Jul 14, 2013 23:01
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[China] Chinese Communist party officials quit cigarettes 'to help pollution'

Chain-smoking Communists in northern China have sworn to stub out their cigarettes ... While coal is the main culprit for China's notoriously hazy skies, cigarettes also contribute to dangerously high levels of PM2.5, a tiny airborne particulate that has
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 13, 2013 23:07
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[China] Non-smoking Chinese women at risk through second-hand smoke

A study from China reveals the toll that passive smoking takes on women. Smoking rates are high among Chinese men but most Chinese women don't smoke. The study covered over 72,000 women who were asked about smoking and other lifestyle factors for them a
The Almagest (Louisiana State University in Shreveport)
added Jul 7, 2013 11:41
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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Relief for tobacco farmers

A Chinese company, Midriver Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd is expected to contract nearly 80 000 farmers to produce tobacco during the 2013/14 season. The company will assist the growers with inputs and working capital to pay wages. The production manager, Mr Joha
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 12, 2013 21:33
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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Relief for tobacco farmers

A Chinese company, Midriver Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd is expected to contract nearly 80 000 farmers to produce tobacco during the 2013/14 season. The company will assist the growers with inputs and working capital to pay wages. The production manager, Mr Joha
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:10
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[China] New Poll Up: We Need More - Guangzhou

we asked you whether you thought GZ's incredibly loosely enforced public smoking ban should cover pubs and clubs. The results are now in and it seems that CW GZ readers overwhelmingly want a smoke free environment when they go out for a drink.
CityWeekend (cn)
added Jul 5, 2013 12:22
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[Asia, China] Turtle smokes 10 cigarettes a day

A snapping turtle in Changchun is apparently addicted to smoking and goes through around 10 cigarettes a day. According to its keeper surnamed Tang, the 4.3 kilogram grey turtle quickly developed the habit ever since Tang stuffed a cigarette into its mo
Global Times (cn)
added Jul 3, 2013 13:53
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