China smoking cessation
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Executive SummaryChina joins the anti-smoking movement by ratifying an international treaty designed to curb tobacco-related disease and deaths, the nation announces Aug. 30. The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, already ratified by 75 countries, requires China to ban tobacco "advertising, promotion and sponsorship on radio, television, print media and the Internet" within five years and bans all tobacco vending machines. China is home to 350 million smokers...
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