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3Novices:China faces huge costs unless it reduces smoking now: WHO

Smoking-related diseases will claim 200 million lives in China this century and impoverish tens of millions, a report has said. China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of tobacco, and the industry provides the government with colossal sums. In 2015, it contributed 1.1 trillion yuan (HK$1.24 trillion) in tax revenues to the central government. But a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said the Asian giant will suffer an…
April 19, 2017 at 02:33PM http://ift.tt/2pAKFYG
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