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[Asia, China] Pulmonary disease a big health threat

China has nearly 100 million people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, placing the respiratory condition among the country's biggest public health challenges...more than 40 percent of smokers over 60 have COPD.
China Daily (cn)
added Apr 15, 2018 00:04
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[Asia, China] State Media Blames Cooking, Secondhand Smoke for Lung Cancer

Cooking fumes and secondhand smoke may be responsible for a rising incidence of lung cancer in China’s nonsmoking women, the Ministry of Science and Technology’s newspaper reported Thursday. The article follows a report published earlier this year by t
Sixth Tone (cn)
added Apr 13, 2018 14:54
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[Asia, China] Secondhand smoke, cooking cause lung cancer among non-smoking women

women who don't smoke can also get lung cancer due to their exposure to secondhand smoke and cooking oil fumes, according to a report by the China Cancer Center. The report complied data from China's 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions, a
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Apr 12, 2018 18:02
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[China, North Carolina] Potential tobacco tariffs terrify NC farmers

John Weaver said 70 percent of the tobacco he grows in Johnston County gets exported out of the country. He also grows soybeans and corn, but tobacco is his key cash crop and has 70 percent of his investment. "It would devastate us," Weaver said of loom
WECT 6 WILMINGTON (NC)
added Apr 6, 2018 18:51
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[China] Chinese tariffs could affect North Carolina tobacco and pork producers

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler said that the state exported more than $156 million worth of tobacco and more than $55 million worth of pork to China last year. "Our number one trading partner in agriculture in North Carolina is China. This amoun
WTVD ABC 11 (Durham, NC)
added Apr 6, 2018 18:50
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UNDER THE DOME ‘It really hits North Carolina’: China goes after tobacco in latest tariff fight

North Carolina exported more than $156 million in leaf tobacco to China in 2017, making the nation the largest consumer of the state’s tobacco in the world. That number is already down from more than $184 million in 2015 and $166 million in 2016, accordi
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 5, 2018 04:40
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[USA] China Shows No One Wants a Trade War, Really

Tobacco and sorghum farms, too, tend to be in traditionally conservative areas of the South -- Texas, Virginia and North Carolina -- where Democrats have been making increasing inroads.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:09
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[USA] China to Levy $50 Billion of Reciprocal Tariffs on 106 U.S. Products

China will levy 25% reciprocal tariffs on 106 U.S. products including soybean, automobile, aircraft, tobacco and chemicals, CCTV reports
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:08
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[Asia, China] Tobacco and athletics finding mutually beneficial blend in Yunnan plateau city

Asia's largest tobacco production base is shifting its focus to more eco-friendly practices while attempting to reshape its image as one of China's best-known sports training areas, a senior official has said. "Have you ever dreamed of running a maratho
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:28
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[Asia, China] State Council reform to tackle role of big tobacco in policy-making

A proposed reform to China’s most important tobacco control group is expected to significantly reduce the influence of “big tobacco”...the mechanism in place to implement [FCTC] would be overhauled, taking power from the hands of the tobacco industry and
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Mar 22, 2018 18:01
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