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The End of China's 'Ashtray Diplomacy'

Chinese leaders are now banned from smoking in public, using public funds to buy cigarettes, or smoking or offering cigarettes when performing official duties, the Communist Party said in a circular made public December 29, the latest attempt to curb cig
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 30, 2013 13:06
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China Bans Officials From Lighting Up in Public

According to a directive issued by China’s State Council, government employees across China will no longer be able to use public funds to buy cigarettes or to smoke at public functions, as Xinhua reported on Sunday. Chain-smoking officials “not only jeopa
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 30, 2013 13:04
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China says Communist Party leaders must not smoke in public, help colleagues quit

"The phenomenon of smoking in public places remains prevalent, especially for a small number of leading cadres, who not only endanger the public health and environment, but also harm the image of the Communist Party and the government," says the circular
Reuters
added Dec 30, 2013 13:02
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China bans officials from smoking in public

the edict is coming from the highest levels of the ruling Communist Party and government. Until Sunday's notice from the State Council, or China's Cabinet, and the party's central committee, efforts to curb smoking in public places were largely limited t
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 30, 2013 12:58
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[Asia, USA] Potential Safety Issue Identified in Counterfeit Pax from China

Ploom, inventors and manufacturers of first-in-category premium vaporizers, wishes to inform the public of a potential safety issue identified in counterfeit Pax vaporizers. “Consumer safety is our utmost concern. To ensure consumers receive the quality
Business Wire
added Dec 27, 2013 22:24
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[Asia, China] Smokers on trains to face big fines

Anyone caught smoking on high-speed trains will be fined up to 2,000 yuan ($330) as of Jan 1, according to a railway safety regulation issued by the State Council. The penalty aims to ensure normal operation of the railway system and passenger safety as
People's Daily (cn)
added Dec 27, 2013 21:50
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[Asia, China] Smokers on trains to face big fines

Anyone caught smoking on high-speed trains will be fined up to 2,000 yuan ($330) as of Jan 1, according to a railway safety regulation issued by the State Council. The penalty aims to ensure normal operation of the railway system and passenger safety as
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:27
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[Asia, China] Man held briefly for smoking in restaurant

A man, reportedly holding a foreign passport, was briefly detained by police after smoking in a restaurant and abusing diners in a neighboring table. The man was seen smoking in a non-smoking restaurant at the Renaissance Hotel in Putuo District. A fami
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Dec 25, 2013 21:46
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[Asia, Canada] 2 UBC profs to help China with tobacco control efforts

Joan Bottorff, of UBC's Okanagan School of Nursing and director of the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, along with John Oliffe, from UBC's Vancouver School of Nursing, recently travelled to Zhejiang University in Hongzhou, Chi
Kelowna (BC) Capital News (ca)
added Dec 22, 2013 23:47
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[Asia, China] Breathing uneasy

an unavoidable hazard is fueling a spike in the city's lung cancer cases: polluted air. Lung cancer is the city's biggest killer for men and second biggest for women. The total number of lung cancer patients in China is expected to reach 1 million by 2
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Dec 18, 2013 05:57
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