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[China, South Africa] Taiwanese anti-tobacco delegates blocked from joining the 17th WCTOH due to political interference from the WHO

We, registered NGO delegates from Taiwan to the 17th WCTOH in Cape Town, South Africa, were blocked from attending the World Conference. In addition, all peer-reviewed accepted scientific posters/presentations from Taiwan were first removed, and then som
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 10, 2018 19:00
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[Asia, China] Early exposure to thirdhand smoke may pose health risks to humans: study

THS is a kind of toxic residue that lingers on indoor surfaces and in dust long after a cigarette has been extinguished, which was already regarded as a health hazard nearly 10 years ago. Scientists at Berkeley Lab have determined in their latest follo
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 9, 2018 20:47
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Appalling geo-politics at @WCTOH2018 where China seems to have bullied the conference organisers to exclude Taiwanese delegates AFTER they arrived in South Africa.

Full compensation & apology required
Twitter
added Mar 9, 2018 00:41
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[China, North Carolina] NC could pay high price for metals tariffs

North Carolina’s poultry and tobacco industries could also suffer from retaliatory tariffs. The state was the No. 3 producer of chickens in 2016 and the top producer of tobacco. ...China is the fastest-growing market for North Carolina tobacco exports.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:37
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[Asia, China] Shanghai to extend its public smoking ban to city's parks

According to the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Landscaping and City Appearance, the city is still deciding on a park in which to test the policy, which would include the construction of smoking areas, but the ban is expected to be gradually implem
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 2, 2018 18:06
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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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