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[Asia] China Railways gets tough with smoking ban flouters

Offenders not only face a fine of up to 2,000 yuan, but will face restrictions on buying bullet train tickets. As a result of the new policy, they'll only be able to get a ticket after signing a pledge that they would not smoke again on the trains. And
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Aug 17, 2016 15:46
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[Asia, China] Cigarette smoking associated with lower risk for gout in men

In an Asian cohort of men, cigarette smoking was associated with a lower risk for developing gout, but no differences in risk were observed in women, according to recently published research.
Healio.com
added Aug 12, 2016 12:54
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] Inspectors fined over 35000 smokers

Since the entry into force of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Law on January 1, 2012, the smoke inspection agents have fined a total of 35,084 people caught illegally smoking in prohibited venues, the Health Bureau (SSM) stated.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Aug 7, 2016 22:52
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[Asia, China] Shanghai proposes stricter smoking ban

is proposing stricter smoking bans at hotels, restaurants, airports and other public venues. Under a draft revision... The amendment would ban smoking in outdoor audience seating and performance venues, outdoor areas of protected cultural heritage sites
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:32
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[Asia, China] 25 Percent of Beijing's Tobacco Vendors Fail to Stub Out, Continue Selling Cigarettes Near Schools Illegally

Equally unsettling for parents is how many of those vendors opted not to put up required warning signs about the hazards of smoking, and how many of them sell illegally sell cigarettes to minors. These findings were announced by a panel inspecting polici
The Beijinger (cn)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:25
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[Asia, China] Beijing tobacco vendors breaking law with school locations

tobacco vendors sited within 100 meters of more than a quarter of Beijing primary and high schools, violating the city's tobacco control regulation. A panel overseeing law enforcement under the Beijing Municipal People's Congress, the capital's legislatu
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 23, 2016 17:47
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[Asia, China] Smoking reduced in urban restaurants: the effect of Beijing Smoking Control Regulation

The Beijing Smoking Control Regulation achieved one of its intended goals of reducing smoking occurrences in restaurants, but further effort of strengthening implementation is still needed and should focus on boosting compliance with no-smoking sign requi
Tobacco Control
added Jul 14, 2016 13:53
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[Asia, China] New draft of Chinese anti-smoking law weaker than health advocates had hoped

officials involved in discussions with officials close to the lawmaking process said the tobacco industry had urged the legislative affairs office of the State Council, China's cabinet, to keep allowing cigarette advertisements, and enable workplaces, res
Reuters
added Jun 3, 2016 15:16
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[Asia, China] Beijing's anti-smoking laws hailed a success

Liu, 33, moonlights as a leader of blue-vested volunteers who pursue violators and even extract letters of confession from smokers to be passed on to authorities. “Keep your footsteps quiet,” he whispered to his squad of two, pausing cautiously outside
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:20
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[China] Beijing's smoke busters point the way for national ban

China has more smokers than any other country, but Liu's efforts partly explain the relative success of the capital's ban on smoking in public spaces. "We're very sensitive. We can tell from a single whiff if someone's been smoking," said the bearded ar
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 1, 2016 21:43
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