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[China] The tobacco industry: Government cougherrs

Smoking is on course to kill 100m Chinese people this century. Will the latest anti-smoking policies curb it?
The Economist
added Feb 28, 2014 04:47
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[Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia] Study: Most children in 6 countries know little of smoking warnings

Most children interviewed in Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan and Russia knew little about cigarette health warning labels ... only 38 percent of 2,423 5- and 6-year-old children in the six countries studied had any awareness of warning labels curr
UPI
added Feb 28, 2014 04:44
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[Asia] WHO: China must battle vested interests in smoking fight

The WHO official's remarks come as the world's largest consumer of cigarettes steps up its efforts to weed out a pervasive and destructive habit. China has adopted several anti-tobacco measures in recent months, sparking new hope for global health organi
Reuters
added Feb 27, 2014 12:27
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[Asia] E-Cig Makers to Light Up China, World's Biggest Tobacco Market

A pair of tobacco industry manufacturers from southern China are preparing to challenge the Chinese government's powerful tobacco monopoly and change the way the nation smokes. Their weapon of choice? The country's first brand of electronic cigarettes.
thestreet.com
added Feb 26, 2014 14:26
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Budget reaction: Tobacco duty increase 'not enough' to get smokers to quit

Health council disappointed as price of average pack of cigarettes climbs 'only' HK$4 to HK$54
South China Morning Post
added Feb 26, 2014 14:10
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Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Survey

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with su
Tobacco Control
added Feb 26, 2014 12:37
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[China, UK] Cuban cigars on a roll as Chinese love blooms ($$)

Figures released in Havana yesterday by Habanos – the Cuban-Spanish joint venture partly owned by Imperial Tobacco - showed an 8 per cent surge in the company’s global sales, of which the strongest gains were achieved in China.
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2014 11:49
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WHO: China must battle vested interests in smoking fight | Reuters

China needs to take a firmer stance against its giant tobacco industry if it hopes to reduce the roughly 1 million smoking-related deaths the country sees every year, a World Health Organisation official said on Tuesday. The WHO official's remarks come a
Reuters
added Feb 25, 2014 13:05
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] City can go further to quit smoking, says WHO official

Expected tax increase would only make up for inflation since last rise, head of regional anti-smoking office says ahead of Wednesday's budget
South China Morning Post
added Feb 23, 2014 17:16
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] LETTER: 'War on smoking' will achieve same result as war on drugs

Thank you, Ms Lau. I cannot commend your cause more. However, as a smoker for nearly half a century, I have come to the conclusion that it is my choice ... History nevertheless teaches us good intention is not enough to change the world. Smoking damages
South China Morning Post
added Feb 23, 2014 15:13
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