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[China] Chinese woman wins case after suing rail operator over smoking on ‘no smoking’ train

Beijing Railway Transport Court ruled on Monday in favour of the plaintiff, Li Ying, who had sued the train operator, Harbin Railway Bureau, for breaking its own smoking ban in her carriage, reported Huaxi City Daily, a local newspaper in Chengdu in sout
South China Morning Post
added Jun 26, 2018 21:37
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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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[Asia, China] Flight attendants exposed to greater risk of cancers: study

As for male flight attendants, they are more likely to have melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, especially if they were exposed to high levels of secondhand smoke. The researchers studied the data from a survey conducted from 2013 to 2014 as part of
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 26, 2018 20:43
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[Asia, China] On-screen smoking scenes declining

Smoking scenes in Chinese movies and TV series have generally declined over the past decade, but not all producers are keen on extinguishing such on-screen depictions. Last year's figures were worse than in 2016... Actors and anti-smoking activists have
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:19
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[China] New York Confronts Rampant Smoking Among Chinese Men

Reflecting a global trend, Chinese men in New York City smoke at much higher rates than men or women in any other ethnic group — and deaths from lung cancer among them have soared. As a result, the city’s health department launched a public service ad ca
New York Times
added Jun 24, 2018 16:15
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[Asia, China] Indoor smoking: A partial or total ban?

After a ban on smoking in all indoor public places, Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, has reversed its position to allow designated smoking areas. The amendment has raised widespread outcry.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:32
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[Asia, China] Chinese art form refuses to be snuffed out

Although powdered tobacco and the cumbersome boxes that first held it originated in the West, snuff bottles are a uniquely Chinese innovation. And despite attempts to snuff out their presence over the centuries, the ornate works of art and symbols of one
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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[Asia, China] Smoke the vote: Cigarette butt disposal for favored soccer teams

Six tins resembling ballot boxes have been set up at a beach in Qinhuangdao, North China's Hebei province, for people to dispose of cigarette butts by voting for their favorite teams at this year's World Cup in Russia.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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