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Mao Qun'an, spokesman for the National Health and Family Planning Commission, said all health and family planning department staff will be prohibited from smoking in non-smoking locations, and some staff members will be appointed to prevent others from s
Jan 2, 2014 People's Daily (cn)
added Jan 1, 2014 23:54
[Africa, China] KEATING: Big Tobacco using trade laws to keep poor countries from cracking down on smoking.
In the 19th century, Britain sent warships to when the Chinese government tried to block the import of opium from British traders. For now, Big Tobacco just sends lawyers.
Dec 13, 2013 Slate
added Jan 1, 2014 23:40
Specialty cigarettes used to be a privilege of some government official and a frequent choice for bribery. The new ban strictly prohibits officials using public funds to buy cigarettes, another privilege which has bit the dust in addition to funerals, pr
Jan 1, 2014 Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jan 1, 2014 23:34
an official in Xuchang, Henan province, who only gave his surname as Zhen, said it will not be easy to put the bans into practice. "When we go to visit villages on business, village cadres and other villagers offer us a cigarette as etiquette. They will
Jan 2, 2014 Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jan 1, 2014 23:32
Deng Xiaoping was smoking on the rostrum at an annual session of the National People's Congress, but he stubbed out his cigarette after receiving a note dissuading him from smoking. This shows that officials smoking in public create a negative impression
Jan 2, 2014 Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jan 1, 2014 23:31
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.
Dec 31, 2013 Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Dec 31, 2013 15:14
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
Dec 31, 2013 ChinaCSR.com (hk)
added Dec 30, 2013 20:58
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
Dec 30, 2013 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.
Dec 30, 2013 Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Dec 30, 2013 13:11
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
Dec 30, 2013 New York Times Blogs
added Dec 30, 2013 13:08