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[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

[Asia, China] ARCHIVE: Tobacco companies go online for ad space

Yang Jie, deputy director of the Tobacco Control Office of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said the number of online tobacco advertisements has increased dramatically in recent years, due to a lack of specific regulations to superv
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 30, 2013 13:48

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

[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
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