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[Asia, China] Tobacco's many ills growing too costly

Smoking-related diseases are on track to claim more than 200 million lives in China this century, a World Health Organization/United Nations Development Programme joint report warns. Most of these deaths will occur in China's poorest and most vulnerable
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:47
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] BASU: Newsstands play smoke and mirrors over cigarette pack images

Either way, it's bad news for vendors. In view of the government proposal to have 85 percent of cigarette packs covered by warning signs, many of them are worried about going out of business. It's also being alleged that if people stopped smoking altoget
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:47
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Big cigarette warnings needed to cut deaths

Every thoughtful and sensible citizen would answer that government has a duty of care to warn of the danger of that product, and take preventive action such as legislation. Yet headlines screamed last week that vendors in Hong Kong threaten protests if l
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:04
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[China, Texas] Man Injured By Vaping Device Battery Files Second Amended Petition ($$)

filed a second amended petition in Texas state court to add a Chinese company that made the battery for a vaping device that exploded and injured him to his complaint against the makers of the vaping device and the store that sold it to him, a claiming ne
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2017 14:57
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[Asia, China, Singapore] MASTERS: Quitting smoking starts with personal responsibility

In my opinion, a self-conscious decision to quit smoking, not coercion, is the only sustainable way of dealing with China's worsening smoking epidemic. Dissemination of knowledge, a public smoking ban, prohibiting minors from purchasing tobacco: these ar
Global Times (cn)
added May 8, 2017 19:15
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[Asia] VIDEO: China's Vape Industry Is Just Getting Started (8:33)

Vice.com
added May 5, 2017 20:31
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[Africa, Namibia] Is China the World’s New Colonial Power?

One Chinese-owned company has sought to clear-cut part of Namibia’s only pristine forest, in the Zambezi region, to create a tobacco plantation nearly double the size of Manhattan
New York Times
added May 2, 2017 15:43
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[Asia-pacific, China, Korea - North] As Economy Grows, North Korea’s Grip on Society Weakens

Shoes, liquor, cigarettes, socks, sweets, cooking oil, cosmetics and noodles produced in North Korea have already squeezed out or taken market share from Chinese-made versions, defectors said.
New York Times
added Apr 30, 2017 17:25
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22nd Century Accepted to Present Proprietary Smoking Cessation Product at BIOCHINA Partnering Forum in Zhuhai, China

Rule Changes by the Chinese Food and Drug Administration Will Pave the Way for 22nd Century’s Well-Studied X-22 Smoking Cessation Aid
Business Wire
added Apr 25, 2017 17:00
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[China] Chinese immigrant men smokers’ sources of cigarettes in Canada: A qualitative study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The cigarettes obtained through online transactions were imported by smoking or non-smoking Chinese immigrants and visitors, suggesting the Chinese community were involved or complicit in sustaining this form of purchasing behavior. Other less common sour
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:27
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