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[Asia] Tobacco production doubled in China

Cigarette production in China has almost doubled since the nation signed a landmark international agreement to curb tobacco, meaning that the nation is only paying lip service to tobacco control legislation, according to a new report. The report, Tobacc
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:29

[Asia, China] Officials should set anti-smoking example: report

Officials should not consume tobacco products bought with government funds or accept any tobacco gifts, and they should refrain from smoking in public, according to Thinktank's annual report released on Tuesday. (cn)
added Dec 4, 2013 07:33

[Asia, China] Cigarette production output soars despite tobacco control

The assessment awarded China two of a possible 16 points on public smoking control, and zero points on tobacco advertising control. This means China's years of anti-smoking efforts have had almost no results. Moreover, the country's tobacco tax rate, now
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Dec 4, 2013 07:14

[Asia] China failing to stamp out smoking

The annual report — Tobacco Control in China from A Civil Society Perspective 2013 — was compiled by the organization ThinkTank and found that the production turnover of cigarettes on the mainland had increased by nearly 50 percent over the past decade.
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 4, 2013 07:11

[Asia, China] Officials should set anti-smoking example: report

The anti-smoking advocacy group ThinkTank has urged Chinese government officials to take the lead to curb smoking in the world's largest cigarette market. Officials should not consume tobacco products purchased with government funds or accept any tobacc
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 3, 2013 11:35

Smoking to Blame as Lung Cancer Deaths Rise in China

Health advocates in China are urging strong and urgent action to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke, including graphic health warnings on cigarettes packs and smoke-free public places. Without such action, tobacco use will kill 3.5 mill
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 25, 2013 16:10

[Asia, China] Experts call for more tobacco control

At a three-day seminar on tobacco control that ended on Thursday in Beijing, Hu Angang, director of the Research Center for Contemporary China at Tsinghua University, said tobacco is the biggest killer in China, and it is not just a public health issue,
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 22, 2013 00:28

China''s Key Cigarette Brands Keep Steady Growth in First Nine Months

China's tobacco industry saw a steady development in key brands. Key cigarette brands structure went up, volumes increased, and supported the tobacco industry to develop smoothly.
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Nov 20, 2013 16:46

[Burma/Myanmar, China] Big tobacco eyes Myanmar market

as Myanmar opens its doors to the world after half a century of military rule, it faces a new threat: Large multinational cigarette companies looking for new markets. After years of isolation, many young people want to be as "cool" as their Western peers
Al Jazeera
added Nov 20, 2013 15:25

[Asia, China] Smokers quitting clinics

the prospects of "smoking cessation" clinics around the country are looking dim. "The clinic opens once a week and it is rarely visited. It would be counted as 'too many' if three smokers showed up. Sometimes I question whether we are wasting medical res
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:55
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