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[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
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[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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Smoking And Air Pollution Creating Deadly Hazards In China: 1 Million Lung Cancer Patients By 2025

China’s heavy air pollution and tobacco smoking habits have already been linked to the decline in respiratory health of its citizens, and it’s only expected to get worse. Experts are now estimating that China will be the home to the most lung cancer pati
IBT - International Business Times
added Nov 20, 2013 06:02
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Role of Smoking Cited in China's Rising Lung Cancer Deaths

deaths from lung cancer in China has increased by 465 percent over the past 30 years, doctors said at the Sixth China North-South Lung Cancer Summit, which brought together 300 experts. The theme of this year’s meeting: “Controlling tobacco and promoting
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 18, 2013 04:33
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[Asia, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: China must tackle effects of smog

The prevalence of smoking in China tends to fudge the contribution of air pollution to the growing incidence of respiratory disease. A couple of examples that emerged this month are timely reminders of the cost of China's rapid development. In one, an eig
South China Morning Post
added Nov 17, 2013 13:15
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[Asia] China could have 1 million lung cancer patients by 2025, experts warn

medical experts warned at a forum in Beijing on Saturday, refreshing calls for tobacco control in the world’s largest maker of cigarettes. Both the occurrence rate and the death rate of lung cancer have been on the sharp rise in past decades, doctors and
South China Morning Post
added Nov 17, 2013 13:11
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: Time to crusade for a smoke-free city

In the long run, Hong Kong stands a chance of being declared smoke-free - when the smoking population drops to just 5 per cent. While we are not far off, this can only be achieved with a more targeted approach. There are still 645,000 smokers. More than
South China Morning Post
added Nov 11, 2013 19:31
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[China, New York] Welcome, in Mandarin

Congee rice porridges. Smoking rooms. China has become the biggest travel spender in the world, and hotels are taking notice. ... At the Waldorf-Astoria New York, Robert Armstrong, the sales manager ... asks which guests need to stay on a smoking floor.
New York Times
added Nov 11, 2013 18:29
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[Asia, Australia, China] Trade deal may come at expense of sovereignty

ISDS "reduces the ability of governments to regulate the activities of foreign companies even if these activities harm our health or the environment." One example of this comes from the multinational tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris, which is currently
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 9, 2013 14:07
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China Smog Pollution: Sickens 8-year-old, Develops Lung Cancer; Environmental Hazard Becomes Threat to National Security

The sickly child has been found to reside near a busy major road her entire life in Jiangsu, a province east of mainland China. Doctors from the Jiangsu Cancer Hospital led by Dr. Jie Fengdong said the daily, constant exposure to dust and particles ultim
International Business Times (au)
added Nov 6, 2013 16:12
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