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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Reuters
added Dec 30, 2013 13:02
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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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[Asia, USA] Potential Safety Issue Identified in Counterfeit Pax from China

Ploom, inventors and manufacturers of first-in-category premium vaporizers, wishes to inform the public of a potential safety issue identified in counterfeit Pax vaporizers. “Consumer safety is our utmost concern. To ensure consumers receive the quality
Business Wire
added Dec 27, 2013 22:24
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[Asia, China] Smokers on trains to face big fines

Anyone caught smoking on high-speed trains will be fined up to 2,000 yuan ($330) as of Jan 1, according to a railway safety regulation issued by the State Council. The penalty aims to ensure normal operation of the railway system and passenger safety as
People's Daily (cn)
added Dec 27, 2013 21:50
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[Asia, China] Smokers on trains to face big fines

Anyone caught smoking on high-speed trains will be fined up to 2,000 yuan ($330) as of Jan 1, according to a railway safety regulation issued by the State Council. The penalty aims to ensure normal operation of the railway system and passenger safety as
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:27
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[Asia, China] Man held briefly for smoking in restaurant

A man, reportedly holding a foreign passport, was briefly detained by police after smoking in a restaurant and abusing diners in a neighboring table. The man was seen smoking in a non-smoking restaurant at the Renaissance Hotel in Putuo District. A fami
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Dec 25, 2013 21:46
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