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[Asia-pacific] Are cigarettes too affordable for China’s young people?

China can keep children from smoking by raising tobacco taxes continuously to maintain a minimum per-packet retail price of 20 yuan (HK$24.62, US$3.15), according to a survey by the University of International Business and Economics.
South China Morning Post
added Mar 2, 2018 18:06
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Cuban cigar sales hit record as China demand surges

A surge in sales of Cuba’s legendary cigars in China helped manufacturer Habanos S.A.’s global revenue rise 12 percent to hit a record of around $500 million last year, the company said on Monday at the start of Cuba’s annual cigar festival.
Reuters
added Mar 2, 2018 00:16
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[China] 'Drunk' foreign passenger launches foul-mouthed rant on Chinese subway after being caught smoking in carriage against the law

Mobile phone footage emerged showing the foreigner swearing in foul language to a few Chinese commuters as he was told not to smoke in the carriage. His cigarette got snatched away by one passenger as subway station workers arrived to settle the dispute
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:50
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[China] Flight forced to deplane after passenger's carry-on bag catches fire

Passengers were forced to disembark from a China Southern Airlines flight to Shanghai after a power bank caught fire in an overhead compartment Sunday.
Fox News
added Feb 26, 2018 04:45
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[Asia-pacific, China] Indonesia accused of favouring big tobacco as vaping industry faces giant tax increase

Chain-smoking Indonesia is moving to stub out its booming e-cigarette sector, sparking criticism that the government is siding with giant tobacco firms at the expense of public health. The Southeast Asian nation has one of the world’s highest smoking r
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:45
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[Asia, China] Hunan couple host smoke-free wedding

A couple in rural Hunan province held an unconventional wedding on Tuesday where smoking and giving cigarettes as gifts were prohibited... A former smoker, Li gave up the habit after attending a lecture about the harmful effects on himself and others.
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:10
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[China] Global Smoking Cessation Nicotine De Addiction Products Market Growing at a CAGR of 12.3% from 2017 to 2025

SATPRNEWS (pl)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:56
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[China] Invited Commentary: Second-hand smoke is an under recognized risk factor for cognitive decline

SHS may be one of the most prevalent and modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline... there is an urgent need to raise awareness of SHS reduction as part of global and national strategies to reduce cognitive decline and dementia, and to introduce legi
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:20
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Secondhand Smoke and Women's Cognitive Function in China

With evidence linking household SHS exposure with a higher risk of cognitive decline, effective education and public health intervention programs are urgently needed. Stronger tobacco control regulations and education about the dangers of household SHS ar
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:19
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[Asia, China] Zhanjiang cracks down on smuggling

A total of 208 smuggling cases were handled by Zhanjiang Customs in 2017, seizing 510 million yuan ($80.7 million) worth of contraband goods which evaded around 120 million yuan worth of taxes. This step up in anti-smuggling is due to the national "Swor
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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