Tag Archives: China

Beijing Mobilizes Volunteers to Enforce Smoking Ban

Smoking Chinese Girl

As you know, on June 1 in Beijing came into effect a new smoking ban and in order to ensure its enforcement there will be mobilized almost ten thousand volunteers. CRI’s Wang Wei says that besides this. the city officials

China Attempts to Fight Smoking

Chinese Man

On November 24, the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council in China released a decision to prohibit smoking at some outdoor and almost all indoor public spaces. The decision also includes providing necessary help for those who want to

Chinese Become More Aware About Secondhand Smoke

Chinese Smoker

Today Chinese people become more and more informed about the negative effects of secondhand smoke exposure, especially for kids. This happens due to No Tobacco Day which attracts people’s attention to the problem. No Tobacco Day is celebrated worldwide each

China is Largest Cigarettes Consumer in the World

Chinese Smoker

Euromonitor International, the Global market research company, released this week its latest report on the tobacco industry worldwide. Tobacco industry is world’s most valuable rapidly moving consumer goods industry. Totalling globally US$800 billion the tobacco industry faced in 2013 volume

Smoking in Chinese Movies


Most popular movie awards worldwide are Oscar, the Golden Lion, the Palm d’Or and the Golden Lion. But have you ever heard about the Filthy Ashtray award? It was created in China in 2007 by the Chinese Association on Tobacco

Smoking Rates Still High in China

Smoking Woman

Recently the WHO released a report which showed that smoking rates in China are still high. The organization insists that China should implement more anti-smoking measures in order to reduce smoking rates in the country. For example, China need to

New Smoking Ban in China


Health experts say that smoking ban in China will not help to reduce the number of smokers in the country. It was estimated that today in China there are almost 350 million smokers. All them soon will face smoking ban

China Fails To Reduce Smoking

chinese smokers

Latest report on tobacco and smoking control showed that China did nor achieve significant results in curbing smoking and protecting people from secondhand smoke. The report is entitled Tobacco Control in China from A Civil Society Perspective 2013 and it