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[Asia, China] Court holds hearing for passenger suing railway authority over smoking

A female passenger has sued a local railway authority for allowing passengers to smoke on trains, and a railway transport court held a hearing Wednesday on the case. The Beijing Railway Transport Court held the hearing for a female passenger surnamed Li
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2017 18:26
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China's national tobacco company has a staggering market — and they start young

Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Andrew Martin investigated China's tobacco industry for the latest issue of the magazine. “[CNTC] was started by the government in 1982 as a way to corral black market cigarettes,” Martin says. “It’s just exploded in growt
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:32
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[Asia] China’s tobacco companies push TCM cigarettes

A Sina Weibo user called attention to a trend in Chinese tobacco that involves leaning on TCM as a marketing tool with a post that went viral on Tuesday. Photos by "ZhuiFengShao JianLiuQuan" show cigarettes labeled with added tangerine peel and loquat,
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:30
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[China] 'Traditional Chinese Medicine' Cigarettes on Rise in Beijing

tobacco companies are luring customers with cigarettes laced with traditional Chinese medicine. A Sina Weibo user called attention to a trend in Chinese tobacco that involves leaning on TCM as a marketing tool with a post that went viral on Tuesday. Pho
Sputnik (ru)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:29
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[USA] U.S. says China is still failing to notify WTO of state-backed firms

The other names on the new U.S. list are China Tobacco International Inc
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2017 18:20
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[Asia] FTA with China could boost Zimbabwe trade, study says

China and Zimbabwe trade mainly in manufactured goods. Zimbabwe's exports to China consist largely of raw materials such as tobacco, nickel, ferro chrome and cotton.
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:24
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[Asia, China] Hong Kong marks 35th year of tobacco control, aims at 'endgame plan'

An international conference entitled "Towards a Tobacco Endgame in Hong Kong" was held here on Friday to mark the 35th year milestone for tobacco control in the region and prepare a blueprint for a smoke-free Hong Kong. The conference, jointly held by t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:22
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] MACKAY: Tobacco industry and the art of non-confession

It is a tragedy that the wealthy tobacco companies have successfully weakened well-intentioned attempts to call them to account... The behavior of the industry seems to have hardly changed. Here in Hong Kong the government's modest proposal to increase t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:21
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[Asia-pacific, China] Call for Hong Kong tobacco tax hike next year, and cigarette ban in 10 years

In pushing its “tobacco endgame plan”, the Council on Smoking and Health repeated its previous call to raise the tobacco tax by 100 per cent, claiming it could push smoking prevalence from 10.5 per cent in 2015 to below 5 per cent in 2027, paving the way
South China Morning Post
added Dec 1, 2017 15:35
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[China] VIDEO: Shocking footage shows a Chinese toddler boy smoking 'like a pro' after being taught by a family member

Disturbing footage circulating on the Chinese internet shows the toddler taking puffs and playing with the cigarette while a male family member praised him in front of onlookers. The male family member claimed the boy had learned smoking from him befo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 22:30
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