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[China, Puerto Rico] HOFFMAN: Smoking bans and mirrors: Is it about health? Or control?

The war on tobacco, breathlessly waged by liberals and others who yearn to command everyone and everything, is based on the hysteria that smoking...you are more likely to be felled by cancer if you don't smoke.
American Thinker
added Jun 13, 2018 06:24
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[Asia, China] Healthy by design

A new report on designing healthy urban areas in China says cities "should integrate health into urban planning and design"...easures." The Tsinghua-Lancet Commission report also points out that more than 50 percent of men in China smoke, and that reduc
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[Asia, China] Blacklists ban air, rail travel

China issued its first blacklists for violators of airline and railway safety rules ... three smoked during flight... According to the list, 21 of the violators were punished for smoking on trains
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[Asia, China] Association calls for tougher smoking control in Hangzhou

The Chinese Association on Tobacco Control called on Wednesday for the city legislature in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, to ban smoking in all indoor public places. The association made the appeal following a revised amendment to the tobacco control regu
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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[China] Chain-smoking chimpanzee Jiaku puffs away in a Chinese zoo after getting addicted to cigarettes for 16 years

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:13
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[Asia, China] Beijing's smoking population drops by 200,000

The number of smokers in Beijing has dropped by about 200,000, three years after the city adopted its strictest tobacco control regulation, the municipal health authority said Wednesday. The adult smoking rate in Beijing is 22.3 percent, or 3.99 million
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2018 16:04
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[Asia, China] World No Tobacco Day events held in Zhangjiagang

As part of the events on the day, Zhangjiagang residents took photos with "No Smoking" logos or slogans at booths and sent the photos to the internet by WeChat to call for the public to care about their health and to quit smoking if they do so. World No
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[Asia] China tobacco regulator argues for indoor space for smokers

The regulator of China’s tobacco industry, which oversees state monopoly China National Tobacco Corp, said on Monday that designated indoor smoking areas should be introduced to deter smokers as enforcing bans in all public spaces was too difficult.
Reuters
added Jun 4, 2018 21:53
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[Asia, Singapore] In China, industry push-back stubs out anti-smoking gains

But, like the country's broader anti-smoking campaign, the Hangzhou initiative then lost momentum. Instead of blanket bans on smoking in public indoor spaces, the city revised its regulations to allow smoking in designated areas in train or bus stations,
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[Asia] China promotes tobacco-free Olympics

Smoking will be not be allowed, even in Olympic village bars and restaurants, during the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. This was announced at a World No Tobacco Day-themed program on May 29 to promote a tobacco-free Winter Olympics by the public health
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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