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[Asia] China bans smoking in schools

The Chinese government on Wednesday released a tough smoking ban for all the country's schools. According to a circular issued by the Ministry of Education, "nobody is ever allowed to smoke anywhere within primary and middle schools, kindergartens and s
Global Times (cn)
added Jan 29, 2014 18:17
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[Asia] Cigarettes kicked out of school in China

China has banned smoking in schools, state media reported on Wednesday, the latest step in a government drive to kick the country's pervasive tobacco habit. Despite years of campaigning by health activists
Reuters
added Jan 29, 2014 18:16
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TSUI: Chinatown Revisited

As strange as it may seem, smoking is a strong cultural indicator that a Chinatown continues to serve a vibrant population of immigrants. A Chinese restaurant with a bunch of cooks smoking out back, or customers puffing while waiting for a table? Worth a
New York Times
added Jan 24, 2014 21:35
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[China] Non-smokers Heave Sigh of Relief over Ban

Non-smokers at the current provincial "two sessions" will not be bothered by cigarette smoke, following a national ban on officials smoking in public. [Baidu] Non-smokers at the current provincial "two sessions" will not be bothered by cigarette smoke, f
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 19, 2014 00:52
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Can China really stop 350 million people from smoking?

The government declined to provide NBC News with any additional details about the plan, and anti-smoking advocates had no answers about enforcement either. Previous attempts at citywide smoking bans in public spaces in China don't provide much hope that
NBC News
added Jan 20, 2014 00:51
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[Asia] Can China really stop 350 million people from smoking?

As medical costs for treating its millions of smokers rise, many in China see the political and social value of reining in public smoking. .. Despite the deep rooted ties and reliance on tobacco for fiscal support, China has been pushing ahead with its
NBC News
added Jan 19, 2014 00:46
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[China] Chinese smoking ban raises concerns in experts

Health experts say they doubt a smoking ban in China will reduce the size of the country's smoking population. The estimated 350 million smokers in China face a ban on public smoking, to be imposed by the Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commi
UPI
added Jan 19, 2014 00:06
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[Asia, China] Smoke-free, waste-free provincial 'two sessions'

JING, Jan. 17 -- Non-smokers at the current provincial "two sessions" will not be bothered by cigarette smoke, following a nationwide ban on officials smoking in public. There are no ashtrays at venues; eye catching "no smoking" signs adorn walls and pil
People's Daily (cn)
added Jan 17, 2014 18:27
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"Vaping" a slow burner in China, world's maker of e-cigarettes

rising public awareness about the hazards of smoking, coupled with China's hardening stance on smoking in public, is opening up an opportunity for e-cigarettes to make inroads into the world's biggest tobacco market. "As more and more places become off l
Reuters
added Jan 16, 2014 14:25
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[China] In Rare Video, Wife of Jailed Nobel Laureate Reads Poems While Under House Arrest

Liu Xia, the wife of the imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, was shown reading two of her poems … With her hair cropped short and wearing large, round glasses, she smokes a cigarette as she reads from her notebook. At the end of the second poem,
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 15, 2014 09:25
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