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[Asia] China's anti-smoking campaign faces 'up-hill battle' against powerful industry ($$)

anti-smoking campaigners are fighting an increasingly “uphill battle” against a powerful industry, according to Li Cheng, author of a study on the industry. “The turning point has ...
South China Morning Post
added Sep 16, 2013 11:38

[Asia, China] Low tar myth believed

Xu Guihua, deputy director of the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, cited a survey that some 60 percent of doctors and nearly 80 percent of people believe that low-tar cigarettes do less harm to people's health, during the meeting held at Beijing Ch
Global Times (cn)
added Sep 13, 2013 01:03

[China, USA] Scary anti-smoking ads prompt 100,000-plus to kick habit

"In developing countries such as China, doubts remain about the harms of tobacco," writes Dan Xiao and two colleagues, noting a study that found three-quarters of adults in China were not fully aware of its risks. They suggest China's government increase
USA Today
added Sep 10, 2013 12:24

Making Hospitals in China Smoke-Free: A Prospective Study of Implementing the New Standard

The smoke-free standard is feasible even in a country with a widespread acceptance of smoking inside health facilities. Several challenges need to be addressed when the new standard is disseminated across China.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2013 03:33

[China] 17 Chinese Cities Join Smoke-Free Program

17 Chinese cities have benefited from a program launched by the Emory Global Health Institute – China Tobacco Control Partnership to curb tobacco use.
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Sep 3, 2013 02:18

[China] Imperial buys Chinese inventor of ecigarette ($$)

IMPERIAL TOBACCO is paying $75m (£48m) for part of the Chinese company that invented the electronic cigarette. Imperial is to acquire the ecigarette division of Dragonite, which is listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 2, 2013 12:23

[Asia, China] VIDEO: Watch: State tobacco firm sued over 'low harm' cigarettes advert

China Tobacco Jiangxi Industrial, a subsidiary of state owned enterprise (SOE) China Tobacco, is being sued over adverts which claim that its cigarettes are 'low harm'. In an online advertisement it said one of its brands was “low tar, low harm” and tha
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Sep 1, 2013 03:14

China tobacco firm sued for 'low harm' advert: report

case against China Tobacco Jiangxi Industrial LLC, a subsidiary of China Tobacco, is the first litigation of its kind in the country, the Beijing News reported. In an online advertisement is said one of its brands was "low tar, low harm" and that a Chine
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 30, 2013 13:26

[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
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