smoking ban

Shanghai Enforces Stricter Smoking Ban in Public Place

Jenia Cane   | Mar 04, 2017 10:43 PM EST

Shanghai officials have recently implemented a more comprehensive smoking ban that would cover all indoor public venues and work places across the city. read more

Shanghai Residents Weigh in Proposed Citywide Smoking Ban

Mia Ren   | May 01, 2016 10:38 PM EDT

The Shanghai Health Enhancement Commission revealed that the majority of the people they surveyed are open to following the smoking ban in public places, should the proposal becomes a law. read more

Beijing Enforces Tighter Smoking Ban Today

K.E. Pulumbarit   | Jun 01, 2015 04:36 AM EDT

The city of Beijing takes smoking ban further with tighter rules and heavier fines. read more

China Outlaws Public Smoking, Bans Tobacco Advertising

Michael A. Katz   | Nov 28, 2014 09:47 AM EST

China passed a sweeping new anti-tobacco law Friday that bans smoking in all indoor public places, workplaces and public transportation, and prohibits tobacco advertising. read more

Expect Legal Battle As Massachusetts Town Mulls Nation’s 1st Tobacco Ban

Vittorio Hernandez   | Nov 09, 2014 09:21 PM EST

The Massachusetts town of Westminster wants to make U.S. history by being the first town in the country to prohibit the sale of all tobacco products. The Board of Health is scheduled on Wednesday to conduct a public hearing on the proposal, expected to be the arena for a looming legal battle between tobacco firms and health groups. read more

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