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[Asia, China] Fewer people in Beijing smoke following ban

According to a report on tobacco use among adults, the smoking rate this year went down to 22.3 percent, compared with 23.4 percent in 2014, even though only about 30 percent of adults were said to understand the serious risks to disease caused by smokin
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Jan 2, 2017 17:08

[China] Wednesday Morning Briefing: Israel backs off in Jerusalem

A home-made "smog cannon" fires cannonballs made of "water and tobacco tar" to remind people the importance of protecting environment, in Xiangyang. China, Dec. 27, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
added Jan 1, 2017 15:55

[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Zim earns $926m from tobacco exports

Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that China maintained its top spot as the major consumer of flue-cured tobacco from Zimbabwe after importing 69 million kg valued at $565 million at an average of $8,20 per kg
The Daily News (zw)
added Dec 31, 2016 17:21

[Asia, China] Beijing public smoking ban sees significant effect

A newly released report shows Beijing has seen a significant drop in the number of smokers by 200 thousand since the city brought in a strict smoking ban less than two years ago, The Paper reports. According to a report on tobacco use among adults, the s (cn)
added Dec 30, 2016 17:05

[Asia] China to Ban Smoking in Public By the End of the Year

It seems that public smoking will reach an end in 2017, at least in parts of China. A new law prohibiting public smoking in Beijing is now in effect. With over 300 million smokers, more than a million Chinese die from illnesses caused by smoking each yea
Counsel & Heal
added Dec 30, 2016 06:14

[Asia] Is Smoking Illegal In China? Country Considers Nationwide Ban On Public Smoking

China, which consumes roughly 40 percent of the world’s cigarettes, according to a report from the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, may expand on the smoking ban that was instituted in Beijing. The city banned public smoking in restaurants a
IBT - International Business Times
added Dec 30, 2016 06:13

[Asia] China's Smog Is as Deadly as Smoking, New Research Claims

Air pollution could be the cause of 1 in 3 deaths in China, new academic research suggests, making everyday life about as deadly as smoking cigarettes in some parts of the country.
TIME Magazine
added Dec 26, 2016 18:37

[Asia-pacific, China] Hong Kong to press ahead with cigarette packaging reform

to increase warnings that “smoking kills”, despite opposition from the tobacco industry, a leading health official said on Saturday. Cigarette packaging has remained the same since 2007 and it was time for the government to overhaul packaging, Undersecret
South China Morning Post
added Dec 26, 2016 16:26

[China] Childhood secondhand smoke exposure and pregnancy loss in never smokers: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Childhood SHS exposure was associated with higher risks of pregnancy loss in middle-aged and older Chinese women.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 24, 2016 14:15

[Asia] Cigarettes and Cigars Market in China: Business Report 2016 - Research and Markets

Cigarettes and Cigars market is analyzed by different parameters including domestic production and consumption. Future market development is also estimated / The report presents profiles of leading producers and lists major suppliers in the country
Business Wire
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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