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[Asia-pacific, China, Philippines] Alibaba removes fake stamp ads

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba removed the online listings that advertise the sale of fake cigarette stamps, in response to a request from Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III. Alibaba in a statement assured the Philippine government that it would
Manila Standard (ph)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:05
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[Asia] Smoking keeps China’s poor mired in poverty, global agencies say

From buying cigarettes to paying hospital bills and losing a breadwinner, the economic burden of tobacco use is crippling, says UN and WHO
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2017 19:48
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[Asia] The Bill China Cannot Afford: HEALTH, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COSTS OF CHINA’S TOBACCO EPIDEMIC (PDF)

China is the epicentre of this epidemic, and thus lies at the heart of global efforts to stop it...through implementation of a comprehensive package of strong tobacco control policies, China could avert many millions of preventable deaths, as well as mi
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 16, 2017 14:39
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[Asia] UN calls for total tobacco ban in China's public places

While congratulating Shanghai on becoming the latest Chinese city – following Beijing and Shenzhen – to enforce a total smoking ban in public places, the UN remains hopeful that more cities following their examples. "The Bill China Cannot Afford: Health
China Internet Information Center (cn)
added Apr 16, 2017 13:41
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[Asia, China] Healthcare expenditure, productivity losses raise costs of smoking: WHO

The economic dividends from China's tobacco industry are a false economy, which is at odds with government's vision for China's future, the World Health Organization (WHO) claimed on Friday. "The total economic cost of tobacco use in China in 2014 amoun
Global Times (cn)
added Apr 14, 2017 23:06
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[Asia] Smoking to kill 200 million in China this century: WHO

said Friday that the Asian giant will suffer an economic toll if it does not urgently reduce its smoking population. The paper -- called "The Bill China Cannot Afford" -- estimated that the total annual economic cost of tobacco use in the country in 2014
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 14, 2017 18:04
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[China] Chinese official demoted 'for not smoking in front of Muslims'

A notice from the Hotan district government over the weekend accused Jelil Matniyaz, a village-level secretary for the ruling Communist party in the far-western region, of being afraid to smoke before religious figures. "His behaviour of 'not daring' to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 00:03
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Hong Kong government’s stance on tobacco health warnings goes against WHO guidelines

If Food and Health Bureau officials genuinely wanted their health warning proposals to raise public awareness of the harm caused by smoking and of the incentives to quit, why would they insist on keeping misleading information on cigarette packets, regard
South China Morning Post
added Apr 9, 2017 18:29
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[Asia, China] Blue day for smokers as ban is strictly enforced

DOZENS of volunteers in blue vests were on duty at Liucheng Xintiandi, a Jiading-based shopping complex, to monitor the smoking ban. A total citywide ban in Shanghai on smoking in public came into force on March 1. The new rule prohibits smoking at all
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Mar 28, 2017 15:52
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[China] Yunnan Tobacco and Smart Manufacturing

The tobacco industry of southwest China’s Yunnan Province – the largest tobacco-growing region in China and known as the Kingdom of Tobacco – is in a process of technological transformation intended to implement new best practices of smart manufacturing
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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