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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Pneumonic plague quarantine lifted in Gansu after no new cases reported

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:46pm by Nectar Gan

    ... at midnight last night. “[I was] thrilled to learn that the quarantine will end tonight. [I] can finally get out of here and be with my family again. I haven’t seen my daughter for a long time,” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558145/quarantine-lifted-after-eight-days-area-where-30000-live
  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Low-tar cigarette lawsuit not over, as campaigner vows to keep up health fight

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:13am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... The tobacco industry is state-owned and falls under the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration. The industry generated 816.1 billion yuan in taxes last year, a near 14 per cent increase year on year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1556672/low-tar-cigarette-lawsuit-not-over-campaigner-vows-keep-health-fight
  3. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Mers virus unlikely to spread in Asia: World Health Organisation

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... according to a WHO report. “We haven’t seen big outbreaks in a community or anything like that to suggest that it’s easy for some in the general community to be infected, [but] obviously we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551081/mers-virus-unlikely-spread-asia-world-health-organisation
  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact in China: WHO

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:39am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... and charging higher tax on tobacco products. "These are useful tools and proven to work. They just need to be implemented," said Chan. Anti-smoking campaigners say one major problem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1550692/smoking-have-devastating-economic-impact-china-who
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Wine tax could be reintroduced to curb Hong Kong's binge drinking

    Posted May 16th 2014, 03:12am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Hongkongers' alcohol consumption has risen considerably, particularly among young people Officials consider alcohol tax and advert controls to curb binge-drinking Health officials will look into controls on alcohol advertisements and a possible reintroduction of the wine tax to combat growing consumption of alcohol, particularly among young people. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1512953/officials-look-taxes-and-ads-curb-binge-drinking
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Wine tax 'won't stop young binge drinkers'

    Posted May 17th 2014, 04:02am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Bars and restaurants say shops should step up identity checks instead Wine tax 'won't stop young binge drinkers' You're not thinking straight if you believe a tax on wine will reduce alcohol consumption among young people, bars and restaurants say. To make a real dent in underage drinking, educate the young and step up identity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1513772/wine-tax-wont-stop-young-binge-drinkers
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Trebling tax on tobacco ‘could prevent 200 million early deaths’

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 01:58pm by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Researchers say dramatically increasing the tax on cigarettes could increase life expectancy, reduce the burden on healthcare providers and bolster government coffers A three-fold increase in tobacco tax globally would cut smoking by a third and prevent 200 million premature deaths this century from lung cancer and other diseases, researchers said on Wednesday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1395804/trebling-tax-tobacco-could-prevent-200-million-early-deaths
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong can go further to quit smoking, says WHO official

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Expected tax increase would only make up for inflation since last rise, head of regional anti-smoking office says ahead of Wednesday's budget City can go further to quit smoking, says W.H.O. official Meeting the recommended international standard for tobacco tax is not enough for Hong Kong- it can and should go further, a World Health Organisation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1433796/city-can-go-further-quit-smoking-says-who-official
  9. News - China - HEALTH

    40pc of bird flu victims haven't touched poultry

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:29am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... with the H7N9 virus under treatment; red, those infected with H7N9 who have died; and pink, those infect with the H1N1 avian flu virus. 40pc of bird flu victims haven't touched poultry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1217059/no-poultry-contact-some-china-h7n9-bird-flu-cases
  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Black lungs, rotting teeth: China urged to use graphic warnings on cigarette packs

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:45am by Staff Reporter

    ... source of tax revenue. The mainland is one of the few markets in the world that has state-owned monopolies running tobacco production and trade, via the China National Tobacco Corporation. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1471021/black-lungs-rotting-teeth-china-urged-switch-more-graphic-warnings

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