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[China] Anti-smoking blitz nails 29 hospitals

Twenty-nine local hospitals were blacklisted for failing to control smoking on the premises after undercover checks by authorities on some 400 medical facilities. But the hospitals said without any legal protection they can’t stop people from smoking.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Dec 31, 2013 15:14

[China] Tobacco Equipment Company Goes After Chinese Counterfeits

An American smoking tobacco paraphernalia company is ironically claiming Chinese counterfeits of its products can lead to safety issues. The company Ploom creates a brand of smoking vaporizers called Pax. Pax vaporizers gently heat tobacco, releasing fu (hk)
added Dec 30, 2013 20:58

[China] After decades of ashtray diplomacy, Chinese officials are banned from smoking

government’s attempts to get its citizens to quit have a formidable opponent—the government itself. ... China’s current generation of top leaders, though, are a marked contrast to their predecessors ones: none of the current members of the Central Politbu
added Jan 3, 2014 18:52

[Asia, China] Official smoking ban likely to affect sales

The ban on cigarettes will be a hard blow for the industry, but this will mainly affect high-end cigarettes rather than middle or low-end ones, Li said. This year's total sales are almost the same as last year but the sale of high-end cigarettes, which
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 30, 2013 13:13

Chinese Government Puts Pressure on Government Officials to Stop Smoking in Public - China Real Time Report

Experts say this time may be different. “What I see as the real gain is that the road block in now removed to bring on national legislation, to increase cigarette tax and create local enforcement,” Dr. Yip said.
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Dec 30, 2013 13:11

China Orders Officials to Stop Smoking in Public

The party urged its members to quit smoking and to convince others to quit while it aimed to build “a good societal atmosphere of banning and controlling smoking.” Officials who violate this ban are to be subject to “criticism, education, party disciplin
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 30, 2013 13:08

The End of China's 'Ashtray Diplomacy'

Chinese leaders are now banned from smoking in public, using public funds to buy cigarettes, or smoking or offering cigarettes when performing official duties, the Communist Party said in a circular made public December 29, the latest attempt to curb cig
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 30, 2013 13:06

China Bans Officials From Lighting Up in Public

According to a directive issued by China’s State Council, government employees across China will no longer be able to use public funds to buy cigarettes or to smoke at public functions, as Xinhua reported on Sunday. Chain-smoking officials “not only jeopa
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 30, 2013 13:04

China says Communist Party leaders must not smoke in public, help colleagues quit

"The phenomenon of smoking in public places remains prevalent, especially for a small number of leading cadres, who not only endanger the public health and environment, but also harm the image of the Communist Party and the government," says the circular
added Dec 30, 2013 13:02

China bans officials from smoking in public

the edict is coming from the highest levels of the ruling Communist Party and government. Until Sunday's notice from the State Council, or China's Cabinet, and the party's central committee, efforts to curb smoking in public places were largely limited t
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 30, 2013 12:58
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