Headlines Tagged with China — 5,128 headlines found
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
Jan 18, 2014 UPI
added Jan 19, 2014 00:06
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
Jan 17, 2014 People's Daily (cn)
added Jan 17, 2014 18:27
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
Jan 16, 2014 Reuters
added Jan 16, 2014 14:25
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,
Jan 15, 2014 New York Times Blogs
added Jan 15, 2014 09:25
Although the nation's health ministry issued guidelines in 2011 to ban smoking in places like hotels and restaurants, they haven't been "strictly enforced," according to Xinhua, China's state-run news agency.
Jan 9, 2014 CNN
added Jan 13, 2014 22:28
Fresh air made a welcome return to ongoing annual meetings of local legislatures and political advisory bodies across China thanks to a government smoking ban. Officials attending meetings are banned from smoking in pubic places.
Jan 10, 2014 People's Daily (cn)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:41
Nanchang, Lanzhou and Shinan District in Qingdao have all banned smoking at their plenums in keeping with the joint notice by the State Council and the Party's Central Committee, published on December 29. It also bans public servants from smoking in scho
Jan 10, 2014 South China Morning Post
added Jan 10, 2014 11:28
regulatory concerns knocked back tobacco firms and J Sainsbury turned negative after cautioning over its outlook. Imperial Tobacco and British American Tobacco fell 2.4 percent and 1 percent respectively, with traders citing a report Hong Kong's South Ch
Jan 8, 2014 Reuters
added Jan 10, 2014 01:04
Tobacco shares became the butt of some hefty selling after the South China Morning Post reported the introduction of a nationwide ban on smoking in public places by the end of the year.
Jan 8, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 10, 2014 01:03
For more insights on the smoking ban for officials, we’re joined in the studio by Yang Gonghuan, former director of the Tobacco Control Office, at the China Center of Disease Control and Prevention.
Jan 8, 2014 China Central Television (CCTV) (cn)
added Jan 9, 2014 17:03