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Cigarette sales in Beijing show largest decline in recent years

According to a report published by the Beijing municipal government this week, cigarette sales in Beijing in 2016 declined by 8 percent year-on-year, representing the largest decline in recent years. Health effects of cigarettes Tobacco use,...
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Smoking causes 10% of deaths worldwide; even more in China

A recent study published in The Lancet medical journal found that smoking causes one in ten deaths worldwide. The study also found that half of these smoking-related deaths occur in just four countries: China, India, Russia and the United States. Smoking:...
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World No Tobacco Day 2016: Get ready for plain packaging of cigarettes

From the World Health Organization (WHO): Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. For...