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China's Tobacco Habit - 30 Jan 2014 - Sort by:
China's Tobacco Habit - 30 Jan 2014
Images relating to smoking in China, the world's largest consumer of cigarettes. 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 smokers can be spotted everywhere, even in schools and hospitals. But with a huge public health burden looming ever larger, China has recently intensified efforts to stamp out smoking.

The State Council, or cabinet, is aiming for a nationwide ban on smoking in public places this year, and several cities have already...
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Parents visit their sick child in a hospital in the rural village of Chao Jiang in southwest China's Yunnan province February 28, 2007. Chinese leaders Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao have made the countryside a political priority. They abolished an ancient grains tax, promised free schooling, and are offering financial aid and subsidies for seeds and infrastructure. To match feature CHINA-PARLIAMENT-COUNTRYSIDE/
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28 Jan. 2009
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19 Sep. 2012
A visitor dressed as a red army soldier smokes as he... more
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26 Aug. 2009
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28 Dec. 2011
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1 May. 2011
A man smokes near a "No Smoking" sign in downtown Shanghai... more
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6 Jun. 2012
Policemen smoke after a blast outside Taiyanggong Thermal... more
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8 May. 2011
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25 Jan. 2013
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20 Dec. 2007
A child from the Yi ethnic minority smokes a cigarette... more
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