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China’s ministry in charge of tobacco control had ties to the tobacco industry. Not anymore

As part of a sweeping reshuffle, a new health commission will take over from the industry ministry as the government body responsible for tobacco control, implementing a set of international rules from the World Health Organisation. Beijing signed the F
South China Morning Post
added Mar 15, 2018 16:28
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[China] Smoking linked with higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Although adiposity is the major modifiable risk factor for diabetes, other research in China suggests this can explain only about 50% of the increase in diabetes prevalence over recent decades, suggesting other lifestyle factors, including smoking, may pl
University of Oxford (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:16
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[Asia] Meet 89-year-old Shen, China's longest-serving lawmaker

To prove that women and men should be equally treated, Shen organized a manuring contest. Women won as many men paused to smoke. As a result, Shen and other women won equal pay.
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12
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[Asia, China] Anti-smoking advocate seeks help

He has singled out a particular group that could help him in the anti-smoking campaign. "Government employees in China have higher rates of smoking than the national average," said Wang, a member of the CPPCC National Committee. "They serve as role mode
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:58
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MACKAY: The critical role of China in global tobacco control

The central government must implement robust, comprehensive legislation as well as increasing cigarette price through taxation. Most challenging of all, China must work to tackle the power and influence of the state tobacco monopoly over tobacco control.
Oxford University Press Blog
added Mar 13, 2018 23:41
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[China] CORESTA calls for papers

The Congress, whose theme is Science and Innovation: Addressing the needs, will be hosted by the China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC). It is due to be held on 22-26 October at the Intercontinental Hotel, Kunming, China.
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 11, 2018 16:53
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[China] US: Are E-Cigarettes Going Up In Smoke? Users Show Same Cancer-Causing Chemicals As Regular Smokers

“the vapor produced by e-cigarettes is not harmless water vapor, but actually contains some of the same toxic chemicals found in smoke from traditional cigarettes.” According to Rubinstein, the toxicity of non-nicotine e-cigarettes is caused by the propyl
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Mar 11, 2018 16:34
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[Asia, China] Chinese products, innovations attract hundreds at Cuba's cigar festival

Just as China has become the top emerging market for Cuban cigars with a 33-percent year-on-year growth in 2017, several Chinese companies decided to provide Cuban and international firms with various products related to the industry. Such is the case o
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:20
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[Asia, China] Shanghai smoking ban could be expanded to include parks

According to the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Landscaping and City Appearance, the ban will first be piloted in a park that has yet to be designated. It added that the ban could eventually be implemented at all public parks in the city. Last Mar
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:19
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[China, South Africa] Taiwanese anti-tobacco delegates blocked from joining the 17th WCTOH due to political interference from the WHO

We, registered NGO delegates from Taiwan to the 17th WCTOH in Cape Town, South Africa, were blocked from attending the World Conference. In addition, all peer-reviewed accepted scientific posters/presentations from Taiwan were first removed, and then som
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 10, 2018 19:00
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