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[Asia, Indonesia] India 2nd to China in terms of numbers of smokers

Indonesia comes in third with 74 million smokers. As many as 200 million of the world's 367 million smokeless tobacco users are in India, the report (2016 estimates) highlighted. The WHO estimates that, worldwide, there are at least 367 million smokeless
Times of India
added Jun 2, 2018 00:04
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[Asia, China] Organizers want Beijing Games smoke-free

With the smoke-free legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympics still in mind, the capital wants to cooperate with Tianjin and Hebei province to present a smoke-free Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympic Games in 2022. The Patriotic Health Campaign Committee an
China Daily (cn)
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: If Hong Kong’s tobacco users can’t quit, they must get safer choices

On this year’s World No Tobacco Day...regulators, health professionals, smokers and vapers, as well as manufacturers of smoke-free products, have a real opportunity to be aligned...-- Paul Riley, president, East Asia and Australia, Philip Morris Asia Ltd
South China Morning Post
added May 30, 2018 20:00
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[Asia, China] Guangdong residents urged to tackle widespread smoking

A senior health official in southern China’s Guangdong province has urged residents to join hands with government departments to help reduce the prevalence of smoking. “Tobacco control is still a long and tough task in the province, and all residents sho
China Daily (cn)
added May 30, 2018 12:41
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[Asia, China] Cost-effective for insurance to cover stop smoking drugs

the inclusion of smoking cessation drugs in health insurance may, in a sense, save public money. Shenzhen's move will help people quit smoking and therefore it should be supported.
China Daily (cn)
added May 29, 2018 14:15
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[China] BAT invests in Chinese venture capital fund in quest for new innovative products

British American Tobacco PLC’s quest to develop innovative tobacco products has led the manufacturing giant to make its first investment in a venture capital fund. The company, which owns Reynolds American Inc., confirmed Tuesday that it is participatin
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2018 15:57
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[UK] China investment cuts tobacco giant’s cigarette dependence

[BAT] has made its first outside investment as it steps up the search for cutting-edge technology that could help it to reduce its reliance on cigarettes and other traditional smoking products. The FTSE 100 company has backed a Chinese investment fund th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2018 14:58
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[Asia, Connecticut] Three-day conference on China, U.S. healthcare wraps up at Yale University

Jody L. Sindelar...shared her insights on the new approaches to smoking cessation through behavioral economics, financial incentives, windows of opportunities and wearables. Sindelar also discussed her ongoing work in China to reduce secondhand smoke for
Xinhua Newswire
added May 14, 2018 01:39
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Can China Really Stop 350 Million Smokers?

National Health and Family Planning Commission announced last week that China – the world’ largest producer and consumer of tobacco and home to nearly a third of the world’s smokers – was planning to ban smoking in public places nationwide by year’s end.
NBC News
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Asia, China] Allowing indoor smoking areas is pragmatic tobacco control measure

HANGZHOU, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, has given a green light to setting up indoor smoking areas in public places in a draft of its newly revised smoking control regulation. Beijing News comments: China has about 350 million smokers, 30 p
China Daily (cn)
added May 11, 2018 02:51
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