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[Asia, China] Man held briefly for smoking in restaurant

A man, reportedly holding a foreign passport, was briefly detained by police after smoking in a restaurant and abusing diners in a neighboring table. The man was seen smoking in a non-smoking restaurant at the Renaissance Hotel in Putuo District. A fami (cn)
added Dec 25, 2013 21:46

[Asia, Canada] 2 UBC profs to help China with tobacco control efforts

Joan Bottorff, of UBC's Okanagan School of Nursing and director of the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, along with John Oliffe, from UBC's Vancouver School of Nursing, recently travelled to Zhejiang University in Hongzhou, Chi
Kelowna (BC) Capital News (ca)
added Dec 22, 2013 23:47

[Asia, China] Breathing uneasy

an unavoidable hazard is fueling a spike in the city's lung cancer cases: polluted air. Lung cancer is the city's biggest killer for men and second biggest for women. The total number of lung cancer patients in China is expected to reach 1 million by 2 (cn)
added Dec 18, 2013 05:57

Amid China's Bad Air, a Reminder That Smoking Still Kills

“Many people complain about smog but they forget about someone smoking inside, that’s often a worse source of pollution,” the newspaper said. One recent study showed that a smoker indoors can experience levels of PM 2.5 as high as 630 micrograms per cubi
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 17, 2013 16:35

[Africa, China] KEATING: Big Tobacco using trade laws to keep poor countries from cracking down on smoking.

In the 19th century, Britain sent warships to when the Chinese government tried to block the import of opium from British traders. For now, Big Tobacco just sends lawyers.
added Jan 1, 2014 23:40

China Explores Smoking Ban in Effort to Reduce Tobacco-Related Deaths ($$)

Chinese officials are exploring ways to curb smoking as deaths mount and medical costs rise, an effort that has generated one proposal to take apart the nation’s vast and politically connected government-run tobacco monopoly.
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Dec 13, 2013 14:01

[China] Hundreds of millions of Chinese men could die from tobacco related diseases

The Tobacco Atlas, and its companion website, graphically detail the scale of the tobacco epidemic, progress that has been made in tobacco control, and the latest products and tactics being deployed by the tobacco industry – such as the
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 11, 2013 14:13

China considers nationwide ban on smoking in public

Yang Jie, deputy director of the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention's Office of Tobacco Control, said China's cabinet was mulling over a regulation that would ban smoking in public places nationwide. "Optimistically," he said, it could be
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 11, 2013 14:09

[China] BUCKLEY: A Modest Proposal for Dealing with Pollution

Rumors have spread over the Internet in China that taking cigarette filters and inserting one into each nostril can block the tiny PM2.5 particles of pollution that make breathing difficult and cause respiratory ailments. Some people have posted pictures
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 11, 2013 01:51

[China] FOOKS/GILMORE: There's no such thing as a free lunch from tobacco companies

Corporate donations from the tobacco industry are a false economy, and while tobacco companies are rightly vilified for pushing a product that kills half of its users, their political duplicity also seems to provide important clues to understanding chari
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 10, 2013 15:39
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