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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.
added Feb 26, 2014 14:26

[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

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

[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

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
added Feb 25, 2014 13:05

[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

[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

China can prevent 13 million smoking deaths by 2050: study

China can prevent nearly 13 million tobacco-related deaths by 2050 by fully implementing a set of neglected anti-smoking policies it had already agreed to, researchers said Wednesday. The estimated number of lives saved, more than the population of Greec
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 19, 2014 08:17

The potential effects of tobacco control in China: projections from the China SimSmoke simulation model

Conclusions Complete implementation of WHO FCTC recommended policies would prevent more than 12.8 million smoking attributable deaths in China by 2050. Implementation of FCTC policies would alleviate a substantial portion of the tobacco related health b
British Medical Journal
added Feb 19, 2014 08:16

[Asia, China] Just saying no

Few people go to the lengths that she does. Most other non-smokers, unwilling to cause a scene, have resigned themselves to a smoky dining environment. Cigarettes are outlawed in most restaurants, but only a few strictly implement a full ban. According t
Global Times (cn)
added Feb 6, 2014 13:33
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