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[China, USA] Scary anti-smoking ads prompt 100,000-plus to kick habit

"In developing countries such as China, doubts remain about the harms of tobacco," writes Dan Xiao and two colleagues, noting a study that found three-quarters of adults in China were not fully aware of its risks. They suggest China's government increase
USA Today
added Sep 10, 2013 12:24
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[China, India, UK] BURKI: World No Tobacco Day 2013: a regulatory battlefield

The tactics of the tobacco industry can easily be turned back on them. Social media, for example, can be used for counter marketing. “We are learning how best to go about this”, affirmed Cohen. In an era of austerity, many countries have quietly called a
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 7, 2013 23:37
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[China] 17 Chinese Cities Join Smoke-Free Program

17 Chinese cities have benefited from a program launched by the Emory Global Health Institute – China Tobacco Control Partnership to curb tobacco use.
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Sep 3, 2013 02:18
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[China] Imperial buys Chinese inventor of ecigarette ($$)

IMPERIAL TOBACCO is paying $75m (£48m) for part of the Chinese company that invented the electronic cigarette. Imperial is to acquire the ecigarette division of Dragonite, which is listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 2, 2013 12:23
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[Asia, China] VIDEO: Watch: State tobacco firm sued over 'low harm' cigarettes advert

China Tobacco Jiangxi Industrial, a subsidiary of state owned enterprise (SOE) China Tobacco, is being sued over adverts which claim that its cigarettes are 'low harm'. In an online advertisement it said one of its brands was “low tar, low harm” and tha
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Sep 1, 2013 03:14
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[Asia, China] ARCHIVE: Tobacco companies go online for ad space

Yang Jie, deputy director of the Tobacco Control Office of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said the number of online tobacco advertisements has increased dramatically in recent years, due to a lack of specific regulations to superv
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 30, 2013 13:48
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China tobacco firm sued for 'low harm' advert: report

case against China Tobacco Jiangxi Industrial LLC, a subsidiary of China Tobacco, is the first litigation of its kind in the country, the Beijing News reported. In an online advertisement is said one of its brands was "low tar, low harm" and that a Chine
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 30, 2013 13:26
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[Asia, China] Free ash bags for smokers controversial

To curb the dropping of cigarette butts on streets, Chengguan or urban patrol officers in Changzhou have come up with a new idea: giving out portable ash bags, Modern Express Daily reported on Monday. On Friday, the first 5,000 cigarette ash bags were d
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 26, 2013 14:05
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[Asia, China] Inspectors express frustration with smoking ban

The nationwide ban on smoking indoors in public areas, imposed two years ago, lacks specific regulations on how to enforce the law, health officials from four regions said in a conference in Beijing on Wednesday.
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 23, 2013 02:29
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[Asia] China's anti-smoking enforcement faces challenges

A survey by the Chinese Health Ministry has revealed that China's smoking ban in indoor public places is poorly observed, said a senior health official in Beijing on Wednesday. Wang Suyang, director of the National Center for Health Inspection and Super
China Internet Information Center (cn)
added Aug 22, 2013 15:01
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