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[Asia] Can China really stop 350 million people from smoking?

As medical costs for treating its millions of smokers rise, many in China see the political and social value of reining in public smoking. .. Despite the deep rooted ties and reliance on tobacco for fiscal support, China has been pushing ahead with its
NBC News
added Jan 19, 2014 00:46
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[China] Chinese smoking ban raises concerns in experts

Health experts say they doubt a smoking ban in China will reduce the size of the country's smoking population. The estimated 350 million smokers in China face a ban on public smoking, to be imposed by the Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commi
UPI
added Jan 19, 2014 00:06
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[Asia, China] Smoke-free, waste-free provincial 'two sessions'

JING, Jan. 17 -- Non-smokers at the current provincial "two sessions" will not be bothered by cigarette smoke, following a nationwide ban on officials smoking in public. There are no ashtrays at venues; eye catching "no smoking" signs adorn walls and pil
People's Daily (cn)
added Jan 17, 2014 18:27
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"Vaping" a slow burner in China, world's maker of e-cigarettes

rising public awareness about the hazards of smoking, coupled with China's hardening stance on smoking in public, is opening up an opportunity for e-cigarettes to make inroads into the world's biggest tobacco market. "As more and more places become off l
Reuters
added Jan 16, 2014 14:25
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[China] In Rare Video, Wife of Jailed Nobel Laureate Reads Poems While Under House Arrest

Liu Xia, the wife of the imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, was shown reading two of her poems … With her hair cropped short and wearing large, round glasses, she smokes a cigarette as she reads from her notebook. At the end of the second poem,
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 15, 2014 09:25
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China, world's leading tobacco user, moves to ban public smoking

Although the nation's health ministry issued guidelines in 2011 to ban smoking in places like hotels and restaurants, they haven't been "strictly enforced," according to Xinhua, China's state-run news agency.
CNN
added Jan 13, 2014 22:28
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[Asia, China] Fresh air returns after smoking ban

Fresh air made a welcome return to ongoing annual meetings of local legislatures and political advisory bodies across China thanks to a government smoking ban. Officials attending meetings are banned from smoking in pubic places.
People's Daily (cn)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:41
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[Asia, China] Communist Party's smoking ban no longer a yawning matter for officials

Nanchang, Lanzhou and Shinan District in Qingdao have all banned smoking at their plenums in keeping with the joint notice by the State Council and the Party's Central Committee, published on December 29. It also bans public servants from smoking in scho
South China Morning Post
added Jan 10, 2014 11:28
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[China, UK] Tobacco stocks and Sainsbury weigh on Britain's FTSE

regulatory concerns knocked back tobacco firms and J Sainsbury turned negative after cautioning over its outlook. Imperial Tobacco and British American Tobacco fell 2.4 percent and 1 percent respectively, with traders citing a report Hong Kong's South Ch
Reuters
added Jan 10, 2014 01:04
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[China] MARKET REPORT: Chinese burn for tobacco shares

Tobacco shares became the butt of some hefty selling after the South China Morning Post reported the introduction of a nationwide ban on smoking in public places by the end of the year.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 10, 2014 01:03
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