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EDITORIAL: China and the Toll of Smoking

put explicit, disturbing photos of the harmful effects of smoking on cigarette packages — blackened lungs, oral cancer sores and the like. This has been effective in other countries, and it will be more so in China, because most Chinese smokers are unawar
New York Times
added Apr 17, 2014 09:57

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Tar levels 15 times higher in some cigarette brands

according to laboratory tests quoted by the Consumer Council yesterday. Tests on 84 cigarette brands found them all to be within the legal limit of 17 mg of tar per cigarette, though one brand, Pine Prime, which had the highest amount of tar, contained 1
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2014 11:56

[China] CCA Calls For Printing of Health Warning Pictures on Cigarette Packets

China Consumer Association (CCA), on behalf of the CCA called for the relative departments to order tobacco enterprises to print health warning pictures on the packaging of tobacco products, in order to make sure that tobacco consumers in China have the r
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Apr 16, 2014 10:43

More than half of the world’s cancer victims live in India, Russia or China

What are the three countries doing to combat the disease? Not enough, according to a major new study. Medical journal, the Lancet Oncology, has just published a number of articles on the topic, to be published at a Commission examining the challenges to
The (ie)
added Apr 12, 2014 14:43

[Asia, China] Beijing mulls banning government money in tobacco purchases

Beijing released a draft regulation on Friday that would ban public funds in the purchase of tobacco and smoking sets in the latest move to control smoking, according to the municipal legal affairs office. The draft regulation on smoking control also pro
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 12, 2014 13:33

[China] Beijing seeks to ban purchase of cigarettes with public funds

The Beijing government rules, currently in the proposal stage, would ban cigarettes being provided or given at any official event, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The rules also seek a ban on promotional sales activities or advertising for ciga
added Apr 11, 2014 08:19

[Asia] Chinatopix China Smokers Face Tougher Regulations

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that despite warnings on one's health printed on cigarette packs in China, the warning has failed to elevate awareness across the country on the risks of smoking.
China Topix
added Apr 9, 2014 15:16

[China] Graphic photos on tobacco packs save lives: WHO Report

China needs to improve its text-only tobacco health warnings by adding images of tobacco-related diseases
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 9, 2014 06:18

[Asia, China] WHO suggests graphic warnings in tobacco control

Experts said China's text warnings, such as "Smoking is hazardous to your health," no longer reduce smoker numbers, and need to be replaced by graphic warnings. The suggestion comes from a report by WHO and the International Tobacco Control Policy Evalu
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 9, 2014 00:21

[China] Graphic photos on tobacco packs save lives: WHO report

"This new report presents a very compelling case for the introduction of large, pictorial – or 'graphic' – health warnings on all tobacco packages in China," Dr Bernhard Schwartländer, WHO Representative in China, said.
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added Apr 8, 2014 23:05
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