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[Asia, China] Law revision to further limit tobacco ads

The planned revision of the Advertising Law will ban online media promotions and outdoor advertisements of tobacco, an anti-tobacco activist said. Xu Guihua, deputy director of the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, made the remarks at a seminar on
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 26, 2014 13:43

[China] America Doesn't Smoke Much Anymore. So How Is The Zippo Manufacturing Co. Having Its Best Years Ever?

thanks to a new, nonsmoking CEO, Greg Booth, who pushed the 82-year-old manufacturer’s legendary lighters at a younger audience and expanded business in China. New products–a (legitimately appealing) clothing line and camping gear–and its first retail sto
added Aug 25, 2014 18:50

[Asia] 1st LD: China mulls wider ban of tobacco ads

China's top legislature has begun reviewing a draft amendment to the 20-year-old Advertisement Law that aims to ban tobacco advertisements in more public venues and online. "Tobacco advertisements directly or indirectly transmitted via radio, film, telev
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 25, 2014 16:09

China moving to curb staggering rates of lung cancer

Wang's team of surgeons operate on more than 2000 patients a year, but has to turn away thousands more who are inoperable, having discovered their illness too late. ..."Lung cancer is the leading form of cancer [in China], there are too many people, high
The Age (au)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:55

[China] Ex-smokers are happier than current smokers among Chinese adults in Hong Kong

Ex-smokers in Hong Kong are happier than current smokers and never smokers, whose happiness measurements are similar. Causal associations have yet to be established.
added Aug 22, 2014 10:25

[China] With cigars and crystal, Volvo makes eyes at Chinese rich

With headlights shaped like Thor's hammer and space for a humidity-controlled cigar case, Volvo's new cars are sporting luxury features and designer glitz to catch the eye of the booming Chinese market and shed their safe-but-dull skin.
added Aug 19, 2014 00:40
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[China, UK] Smuggler who imported thousands of Chinese cigarettes to Salford walks free

However magistrates decided to suspend his prison sentence for this offence, in order that he can pack the cash he owes. He was given a 12 week jail term, suspended for 18 months. He must also do 120 hours unpaid work and pay £10,000 to HMRC as well
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Aug 16, 2014 21:04

[Asia, UK] VIDEO: Smoking pipe house built in China

A bizarre building in the shape of a smoking pipe has appeared in Fujian Province, China. At 22m high and 68m wide, it is thought to be the largest pipe-shaped building in the world. The unusual construction was put up memory of local writer Lin Yutang w
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:08

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] HK Customs seizes 3.5 mln HKD worth of illicit cigarettes

Hong Kong Customs officers Saturday seized 1.3 million cigarettes, worth 3.5 million HK dollars (about 451,613 U.S. dollars), with a duty potential of about 2.5 million HK dollars. Customs officers found the cigarettes concealed in 82 carton boxes loaded
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 4, 2014 11:12

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Hit & Myths: beware the downside of e-cigarettes

However, because e-cigarettes have been promoted as a safe alternative to conventional smoking, many e-cigarette users are unaware of their potential dangers. According to an article in the May issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, misinf
South China Morning Post
added Aug 4, 2014 04:39
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