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[Asia, China] Just saying no

Few people go to the lengths that she does. Most other non-smokers, unwilling to cause a scene, have resigned themselves to a smoky dining environment. Cigarettes are outlawed in most restaurants, but only a few strictly implement a full ban. According t
Global Times (cn)
added Feb 6, 2014 13:33

[Asia] Personal and social determinants sustaining smoking practices in rural China: a qualitative study

onal familism and collectivism interplayed with the pro-smoking environment and supported rural people's smoking practices at the community level. Living in the rural area was also a barrier to quitting smoking because of the lack of information on smokin
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:53

[Asia, China] No Cigarettes as Gifts: A New Fad for a New Year

Five Chinese health organizations asked people not to send cigarettes as gifts nor offer them to guests, in quest of a healthy Spring Festival. The five organizations, including Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Association on T
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Jan 31, 2014 14:49

[Asia, China] Government realizes that smoking in schools may not be great idea

If nothing else, this new law has reveals the astonishing omnipresence of tobacco products, advertising, and sales in public schools. ... "schools can no longer seek sponsorship from cigarette brands or post tobacco advertisements on campus." Wow. Furth
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Jan 30, 2014 08:50

[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

[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
added Jan 29, 2014 18:16

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

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

[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

[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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