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China Explores Smoking Ban in Effort to Reduce Tobacco-Related Deaths ($$)

Chinese officials are exploring ways to curb smoking as deaths mount and medical costs rise, an effort that has generated one proposal to take apart the nation’s vast and politically connected government-run tobacco monopoly.
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Dec 13, 2013 14:01
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[China] Hundreds of millions of Chinese men could die from tobacco related diseases

The Tobacco Atlas, and its companion website, TobaccoAtlas.org graphically detail the scale of the tobacco epidemic, progress that has been made in tobacco control, and the latest products and tactics being deployed by the tobacco industry – such as the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 11, 2013 14:13
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China considers nationwide ban on smoking in public

Yang Jie, deputy director of the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention's Office of Tobacco Control, said China's cabinet was mulling over a regulation that would ban smoking in public places nationwide. "Optimistically," he said, it could be
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 11, 2013 14:09
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[China] BUCKLEY: A Modest Proposal for Dealing with Pollution

Rumors have spread over the Internet in China that taking cigarette filters and inserting one into each nostril can block the tiny PM2.5 particles of pollution that make breathing difficult and cause respiratory ailments. Some people have posted pictures
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 11, 2013 01:51
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[China] FOOKS/GILMORE: There's no such thing as a free lunch from tobacco companies

Corporate donations from the tobacco industry are a false economy, and while tobacco companies are rightly vilified for pushing a product that kills half of its users, their political duplicity also seems to provide important clues to understanding chari
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 10, 2013 15:39
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[China] Men Who Smoke After Cancer Diagnosis Face Higher Death Risk

Men who keep smoking after being diagnosed with cancer are more likely to die than those who quit smoking, a new study shows. The findings demonstrate that it's not too late to stop smoking after being diagnosed with cancer, researchers say. They used d
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2013 12:45
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[China] Cigarette smoking after cancer diagnosis increases risk of death

Compared with men who did not smoke after a cancer diagnosis, those who smoked after diagnosis had a 59 percent increase in risk of death from all causes, after adjusting for factors including age, cancer site, and treatment type. When limited to men who
EurekAlert
added Dec 6, 2013 18:45
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[Asia, China] AUDIO: Cigarette Output Soars despite Tobacco Control

A new report shows China's anti-smoking effort in the past decade has failed to bring down the growth of cigarette producers. CRI's Alexander Auccot has more.
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:36
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China Has Doubled Tobacco Production Since The Signing Of A World Health Organization Agreement To Curb Tobacco

The World Health Organization is all but ignored in China, it seems, as tobacco production has almost doubled in the 10 years since China signed a WHO convention to curb tobacco.
IBT - International Business Times
added Dec 6, 2013 01:33
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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
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