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[Asia] China Exclusive: Campaigners call for tobacco advertising ban

At a debriefing conference in Beijing on Monday, campaign organizers read a letter drafted to the national legislative body, calling for a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising in the amendment. Scholars, health and legal professionals and tobacco co
People's Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2014 17:28
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[China] Chinese toddler seen smoking in street

On Twitter, @himzzy786 said: "Age 3? How sickening. Where are the parents or guardian of this child. Poor baby." And @SNewts7 said it was "absolutely shocking", while @LeeJohntoby tweeted: "It's a crazy world".
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 8, 2014 16:28
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[Asia] China outrage after toddler, 2, is pictured smoking in the street like an 'old pro' as people stand back and laugh

Passers-by and people on bikes passing can be heard laughing as the little boy holds the cigarette, taking several puffs of it like an 'old pro'. The footage was obtained by liveleak.com and has sparked fresh debate about the scale of China's tobacco ha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2014 12:33
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[China] Beijing to raise tobacco tax to cut smoking

hoping to persuade more smokers by increasing the national tobacco tax and will likely follow recommendations set by the World Health Organization, which says the excise tax on tobacco should be at least 70% of the retail price, reports the Chinese-langua
Want China Times (tw)
added Jun 8, 2014 09:33
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[Asia, China] Wuhan cracks down on smoking, targets internet cafes

In Wuhan, net cafes that seat up to 50 people are now legally required to have, minimum, one full-time staff member to impose the no-smoking law and monitor smokers. Those caught in the act are looking at fines upwards of $80. And if you didn't learn you
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Jun 5, 2014 19:45
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[China] Chinese tobacco companies’ social media marketing strategies

Weibo (Chinese translation for ‘Micro Blog’) and WeChat, the Chinese counterparts to Twitter and WhatsApp, respectively, are the two most important social networking channels in China. This explosive rise in social media users offers the tobacco industry
Tobacco Control
added Jun 5, 2014 11:43
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One City In China Is Cracking Down On Net Cafe Smokers

Now, in China’s city of Wuhan, the authorities are cracking down. In a public statement released by the Health and Family Planning Commission of Wuhan Municipality, smokers who smoke inside net cafes are in for a rude awakening.
Kotaku Australia / Allure Media (au)
added Jun 4, 2014 17:03
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[Asia] Second-hand smoke risks in the spotlight in China

People in China are becoming increasingly aware of the dangers of second-hand smoke for children, and the issue is set to gain extra prominence with World No-Tobacco Day coming up on Saturday. Since her pregnancy, Liu Ying has been warning her family me
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 2, 2014 14:50
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] China demand silver lining for tobacco farmers

Tianze managed to secure its leading marketplace on the back of China’s unabated demand for tobacco. With smoking considered a deviant form of life at home, Zimbabwe sells 90 percent of its tobacco abroad. According to the Tobacco Industry and Marketing B
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:53
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[Asia] VIDEO: World No Tobacco Day: China beefs up tobacco controls

"I see more and more smokers around me and more young people smoke these days. This is really bad." a Chinese said. "There are people who smoke in front of children in the hospital and some wouldn't stop when asked. This is very irresponsible. There sho
China Central Television (CCTV) (cn)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:22
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