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[Asia, China] Study: Smoking kills, but quitting can make you fat

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Harvard University found that those whose weight increased by more than 15 kilograms after quitting smoking had a higher risk of Type 2 diabetes than smokers. The risk peaked five to seven years after
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:56
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[Asia, China] Action needed to stop kids being lured into smoking

If we want to change the situation in China, we must start by stopping children from smoking. The relevant departments should step up their efforts to ban all forms of tobacco advertising, increase their supervision over tobacco sales outlets and the pen
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:55
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[Asia, China] More countries expected to join WHO smoke-free workplace campaign

More countries in the Western Pacific region are expected to join a campaign launched by the World Health Organization to encourage companies to create 100% smoke-free workplaces, following Vietnam and China, the WHO said. The "Revolution Smoke-Free" ca
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:54
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Communist China will use a 'social credit score' to rank its citizens and give those with the most favoured behaviour perks

Completing community service and buying Chinese products is thought to improve it whereas fraud, tax evasion and smoking in non-smoking areas can drop it.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:18
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[Asia, China] Over 100 towns in Sri Lanka stop cigarette sales

Over 100 towns across Sri Lanka have boycotted the sale of cigarettes with an aim to discourage smoking and making Sri Lanka a tobacco-free nation, the Health Ministry said here on Wednesday. According to the Ministry, the Public Health Inspectors (PHIs)
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 22, 2018 18:00
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Factbox: China tariffs on revised list of $16 billion U.S. goods

China said on Wednesday that it is slapping additional tariffs of 25 percent on $16 billion worth of U.S. imports...Liquefied propane used in the filling or refilling of cigarette or similar lighters...Liquid or liquefied gas fuels in containers or cans
Reuters
added Aug 10, 2018 17:19
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[China] Tariffs on Chinese goods could batter the U.S. vaping industry

Proposed tariffs on U.S. imports from China of electronic cigarettes, known as vaping products, could not come at a worse time for the industry....U.S. vape manufacturers, who depended on China for 91 percent of imported vaping products in 2016, find them
Reuters
added Aug 8, 2018 19:11
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[Asia, China] Xi'an to ban smoking indoors

Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, has unveiled a regulation which bans smoking in all indoor public venues. The regulation, released on Tuesday by the city government, also prohibits smoking in some outdoor public places, such as sch
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:41
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[China] TRUMP’S TRADE WAR COULD STRANGLE MILLENNIALS’ FAVORITE TECH PRODUCTS

Stock up on your Juul cartridges—a 25-percent tax on Chinese imports is likely to affect vaporizers and electric scooters.
Vanity Fair
added Aug 8, 2018 12:43
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[China] Vaping Industry Decries Trump's Tariffs Targeting E-Cigarettes

The next round of proposed duties -- 25 percent on $16 billion worth of Chinese imports that could go into effect in a month -- includes vaping devices. Most e-cigarettes are made in China, leaving Robbins and his peers without an alternative.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:42
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