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High International Electronic Cigarette Use Among Never Smoker Adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

The same types of policies used to protect youth from cigarettes included in the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [32] need to be implemented for e-cigarettes. E-cigarette advertising should be prohibited, as should sponso
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Nov 28, 2014 12:41
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Beijing Takes Historic Action to Reduce Smoking, Paves Way for National Law in China

Beijing's new law should spur further action in China and around the world to address an epidemic that will kill one billion people this century without urgent action now. By following Beijing's lead and adopting strong national tobacco control laws, Chin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:11
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[Asia] China anti-smoking legislation draws plaudits, implementation concerns

Yang Gonghuan, deputy head of Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, said it is the first time China has considered state-level legislation on tobacco control, which has demonstrates the country's great determination on the issue.
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Nov 28, 2014 03:55
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[Asia, China] YASHAN: Anti-smoking campaign requires more than bans

As a passive secondhand smoker, I'm more than happy to hear the news. However, it's always easy to say, hard to do....prohibition shouldn't be the only way to lower smoking rates. The government should still organize more anti-smoking campaigns to raise
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 27, 2014 12:39
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[Asia, China] Tobacco control a tough task

China faces a tough challenge to control tobacco use. It has failed to do a good job in the past decade since it ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2003. Only 13 cities, such as Beijing and Shanghai, have im
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:25
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[Asia, China] Tobacco control a tough task

China faces a tough challenge to control tobacco use. It has failed to do a good job in the past decade since it ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2003. Only 13 cities, such as Beijing and Shanghai, have im
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:25
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India moves toward ban on loose cigarettes to deter smoking

India moved a step closer to banning the sale of unpackaged cigarettes... More than 70 percent of the cigarettes sold in India are loose. The federal health ministry has accepted the recommendation of an internal panel and will seek cabinet approval befo
Reuters
added Nov 26, 2014 10:58
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Worldwide, Tobacco Regulators Monitoring Philip Morris Lawsuit Against Uruguay

“In its defense filed on October 13, Uruguay shows that it adopted both measures pursuant to its obligation to protect public health from the unparalleled harms of tobacco use, and to safeguard the human rights of its people to health and life,” Larry Ma
MintPress News
added Nov 24, 2014 14:49
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[Asia, China] SCWARTLANDER: Time to bring ‘APEC blue’ indoors with entirely smoke-free environments

after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum remained satisfactory... Despite the improved air quality outside, many places inside the city presented another harmful air issue. Smoking in enclosed public spaces is permitted at restaurants, hot
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:45
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[Philippines] Antismoking advocates support bill curbing sale of e-cigarettes

The Philippine College of Physicians (PCP), the Framework Convention Tobacco Control Alliance-Philippines (FCAP) and the New Vois Association of the Philippines separately said they believe the sale, marketing and promotion of e-cigarettes must be subjec
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:12
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