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[Asia, China] Shanghai expands public smoking ban

Shanghai widened its ban on public smoking Wednesday as China's biggest city steps up efforts to stub out the massive health threat despite conflicts of interest with the state-owned tobacco industry. Nearly a quarter of adults in the commercial hub of
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:50
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[Asia, China] SCHWARTLANDER: Tobacco lobby holding back smoking ban

Xi's vision for China's future is clear. The country's leadership should pass comprehensive legislation against tobacco to ensure all Chinese citizens, not just those in the wealthiest cities, can breathe smoke-free air indoors.
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 1, 2017 06:19
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[Asia] A neglected opportunity for China’s tobacco control? Shift in smoking behavior during and after wives’ pregnancy

Pregnancy offers an opportunity to decrease smoking amongst Chinese males. Intervention programs involving expectant fathers may be effective to further reduce prevalence of smoking among men in China.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:20
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[Asia, China] Shanghai to ban smoking in all indoor venues

The new amendment closes loopholes in local smoking control regulations that went into effect seven years ago that still allow smoking in designated indoor areas such as hotels, restaurants, entertainment venues, airports and port stations. The latest v
Global Times (cn)
added Feb 25, 2017 15:40
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[Asia, China] Poll shows overwhelming support to stub out smoking in public spaces

Experts called for nationwide legislation on a total smoking ban in public spaces following a survey released on Thursday revealing that an overwhelming majority of people support the move. Nearly 92 percent of respondents of 10,000 surveyed in 10 Chine
Global Times (cn)
added Feb 25, 2017 15:36
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] KAPOK | SMOKING GUN

Even pro-business legislators of the Legislative Assembly Second Committee in charge of examining the amended law had been “shocked” to find the report of KPMG — a global accountancy firm with a longstanding relationship with the tobacco industry — on the
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 24, 2017 17:39
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] SANDS CONFIDENT OF ACHIEVING STRICTER SMOKING ROOM STANDARDS

Sands China president and chief operating officer Wilfred Wong said yesterday that he is confident that the gaming operator will be able to meet the stricter technical standards that the government may soon issue on smoking rooms on casino gaming floors.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 23, 2017 15:47
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] GROUP CALLS FOR SECOND-HAND SMOKE TO BE CONSIDERED OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD

The Macau Gaming Industry Frontline Workers’ Union delivered a petition this week to the government calling for second-hand smoke to be considered an occupational hazard to casino workers. The association would like to challenge the idea that improving
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:39
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[Asia-pacific] China calls landmark Taiwan protests part of Chinese liberation struggle

China on Wednesday described landmark Taiwan protests against Nationalist troops in 1947 as part of China's liberation struggle...rioting sparked on Feb. 28, 1947, by a dispute between tobacco agents and a cigarette vendor in Taipei.
Reuters
added Feb 22, 2017 19:09
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[China] Crede Dismisses Claims in Lawsuit Against 22nd Century

Crede CG III, Ltd. has dismissed claims against the Company in the on-going litigation related to a terminated China joint venture. Crede filed the lawsuit in the wake of the Company’s decision to terminate a failed China joint venture arrangement with Cr
Business Wire
added Feb 22, 2017 17:15
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