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[Asia, China] Beijing smoking ban claims first victim as popular hot pot restaurant served warning

at a Chaoyang district location of the large Haidilao restaurant chain, inspectors uncovered cigarette butts in the men's room. Even worse, they discovered that the venue's no-smoking posters failed to publicize Beijing's smoking hotline. For shame! Diner
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Jun 2, 2015 21:52
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[Asia, China] Beijing Tries to Clear Its Notoriously Dirty Air — of Cigarette Smoke

In this vast city of 20 million people, which a government survey estimated last year was home to more than four million smokers, the new ban extends to all enclosed public spaces, including offices, bars, restaurants, nightclubs, airports and public tra
New York Times
added Jun 1, 2015 10:37
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[Asia, China] Beijing Smoking Ban Utilizes Methods Usually Reserved For Sex Offenders

the Beijing smoking ban has some pretty strict regulations. Beijing’s smoking ban outlaws smoking in public places including public transportation, restaurants and offices. A Beijing smoking ban had been in effect previously in the capital city, however,
Inquisitr
added Jun 1, 2015 10:17
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[Asia] China’s inspectors expected to battle to impose anti-smoking law

Nightclubs had been singled out as a potential problem area, Zhang Jianshu, president of the Beijing Tobacco Control Association, told the China Daily newspaper. "The key lies in the business owners," the paper quoted Mr Zhang as saying Monday. "They hav
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:55
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[Asia] Beijing rolls out China's toughest smoking ban...but will it work?

Bernhard Schwartländer, the World Health Organization (WHO) representative in Beijing, says it's a "major advance" in tobacco control in China, where more cigarettes are smoked than anywhere else in the world. Here's five things to know as China battles
CNN
added Jun 1, 2015 08:50
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[Asia] China Headlines: Beijing holds breath for effective smoking ban

A downtown hotpot restaurant was the first business to get an official warning for breaking Beijing's toughened smoking ban, as inspectors swooped to enforce the new regulation on Monday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 1, 2015 08:49
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[Asia] China’s Smoking Ban Sets Restaurants Against Defiant Customers

“The owners should not be faulted,” said Zhang Hongfei, who runs a steamed-dumpling shop in downtown Beijing. “When you get so busy, it’s impossible to keep an eye on every customer.” The higher fines may separate the new law from the city’s two previous
Bloomberg News
added Jun 1, 2015 08:36
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[Asia, China] In a Nation of Smokers, Beijing Bans Lighting up Indoors

While many restaurants appeared to be enforcing the new rules and more than the usual amount of people could be seen going outside of buildings to smoke Monday, enforcement seemed to be nonexistent at one downtown coffee shop, where smokers continued to
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 1, 2015 08:34
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[Asia, China] Beijing bans smoking in restaurants and offices and on public transport

The government will also no longer allow cigarettes to be sold to shops within 100 metres of primary schools and kindergartens, according to state media. Smoking is a major health crisis in China, where more than 300 million smokers have made cigarettes
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:22
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[Asia, China] Last cigarette: Beijing brings in smoking bans from Monday

“Restaurant staff have a duty to try to dissuade people from smoking,” said Mao Qunan, of the National Health and Family Planning Commission. “If they don’t listen to persuasion, then law enforcement authorities will file a case against them.“ The gover
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:16
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