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[UK] Britain's £1.5billion foreign aid budget is being used to cut smoking in China and keep homes in India cool

a Government watchdog warns today.... Examples include a £133,584 grant to Sun Yat-Sen University for a project looking at how to reduce smoking amongst migrant workers in factories in Guangzhou, China.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 05:15
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[China] Shanghai sees fewer public smokers due to strict ban

Shanghai has released notable results concerning the curbing of smoking, six months after the city launched its so-called 'strictest-ever smoking ban'. According to Shanghai's Health Promotion Department (SHPD), as of the end of June, the rate of smoki
GBTIMES Oy Ltd. (fi)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:15
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Plastic Film Covering 12% of China's Farmland Contaminates Soil

The material enables crops to be grown in both drier and colder environments. In Xinjiang, which accounts for almost 70 percent of the country’s cotton output, plastic mulch is used on all cotton farms; and across 93 percent of the country’s tobacco fiel
Bloomberg News
added Sep 6, 2017 03:26
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China Cancer Test Market, 2022 - Market is Expected to Cross US$ 24 Billion

China is the leading consumer of tobacco in the worldwide...hy lifestyle have also been carried out actively. In this report, we have studied in-depth analysis of 26 types of cancer in which Lung cancer is leading the market because China has high cons
PR Newswire
added Sep 6, 2017 03:23
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[Africa, China, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings up 13pc

The bulk of the tobacco to mainly South Africa and China since the beginning of 2017. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board’s Week 35 Bulletin for the week ending September 1 show that China accounted for over 18,6 million kgs valued at US$
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:12
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[Asia] China’s tobacco consumption accounts for 44% of world’s total

China has seen 15 million new smokers in 5 years. As a result, it is urgent for the country to step up its efforts to control tobacco. A nationwide adult tobacco survey issued in 2015 said that 27.7% of Chinese above the age of 15 are smokers, and the to
People's Daily (cn)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:39
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[Asia, China] Chinese lawmakers review draft law on tobacco leaf tax

The draft law was given a first reading at a five-day bimonthly session of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, which opened Monday. The law stipulates that a tax rate of 20 percent will be levied on tobacco leaf buyers, which is unchanged
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 28, 2017 17:47
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[China, Thailand, USA] MASON: Asia steps up anti-vaping enforcement; US academics jump the shark

Several people were arrested in China and Thailand this week as Asian governments push ahead with increasingly draconian anti-vaping laws. Meanwhile academics in the USA... waste $200,000 on Twitter vaping study
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 28, 2017 16:15
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[Asia, China] VIDEO: Does your spouse’s smoking drive you mad? One wife takes hilarious revenge with a hairdryer (don’t try this at home)

Bizarre video footage has emerged of a fed up wife using a hairdryer to blow cigarette smoke into her sleeping husband's face, in a bid to make him quit the habit. Exasperated by her partner's smoking, the woman takes her revenge by stuffing a whole pac
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2017 15:11
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines] Chinese cigarette smugglers keep Southeast Asia lit

China is the world’s biggest supplier of tobacco products and source of most contraband shipments that reach many of Southeast Asia's estimated 122 million smokers
Asia Times
added Aug 24, 2017 04:29
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