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[Asia, China] Wuhan bans public smoking inside Party, government offices

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, has banned government and Party employees from smoking while performing their official duties. New rules introduced on Sunday also prohibit smoking inside Party and government office buildings, the city authorities
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 5, 2018 14:51
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[Asia, China] City bans smoking in offices of Party, govt

Indoor smoking has been banned in government offices and the offices of the Communist Party of China in Wuhan, Hubei province, and is also prohibited for those performing official duties, under a directive issued on Sunday. The directive, issued by gove
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 5, 2018 14:50
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[Asia, India] Sale of tobacco items rampant near schools

Despite ban on sale of tobacco products in 100-metre radius of any educational institution, gutka and cigarette are openly sold to the schoolchildren in Patna and other cities of the state. Section 6 of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition
Times of India
added Jul 5, 2018 14:28
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[Asia, China] Wuhan bans public smoking inside Party, government offices

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, has banned government and Party employees from smoking while performing their official duties. New rules introduced on Sunday also prohibit smoking inside Party and government office buildings, the city authorities
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:53
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[Asia, China] Low funding cited as top reason for lackluster smoking control

Of 15 major cities that provided information to Beijing Impact Law Firm last year about their difficulties in tobacco control, eight cited a shortage of money as the top difficulty. Other major difficulties cited include lack of cooperation from violato
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:51
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[Asia, China] Verdict can ensure smoke-free railways

In June last year, a college student sued the Harbin Railway Bureau of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province because of the secondhand smoke she was forced to inhale on a train. The student claimed compensation of 102.5 yuan ($15.54), the price of her
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:20
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[Asia, China, New York] NYC wants Chinese men to stop smoking

Nearly a quarter of Asian men smoke cigarettes and lung cancer among Chinese men in New York City has increased by 70 percent over the past 15 years, according to the city's health department. Targeting Chinese men in particular, the department launched
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:39
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[Asia, China] Chinese Court Removes Smoking Areas From Trains

A Beijing court ruled Monday that a train operator should cancel all designated smoking areas on its trains after a passenger sued the company over secondhand smoke, The Beijing News reported. The case marks China’s first lawsuit over smoking in public
Sixth Tone (cn)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:49
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[Asia, China] Court bans smoking on slow trains: report

The Beijing Railway Transport Court ordered a railway authority on Monday to remove smoking areas and smoking-related facilities on slow trains, Tuesday's China Daily reported. The order was given to the Harbin Railway Bureau which operates train K1301
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:45
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[Asia, China] Court orders no smoking on slow train / Student's lawsuit claimed her rights as a passenger were violated on journey

"People's rights sometimes come into conflict in a closed space, such as trains," the verdict said. "Passengers' rights to stay healthy in coaches, we believe, is more important than the rights of smokers."
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:45
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