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WHO Official Calls For Stricter Smoking Bans In China

Wall Street Journal: Can China Stub Smokers’ Butts for a Smoke-Free Law?
“…Various cities across China, such as Beijing, have recently rolled out indoor smoking bans that have made progress in cutting back second-hand smoke, changing minds that a smoke-free law would never work in the country of 300 million smokers, Bernhard Schwartländer, the World Health Organization’s representative in China, said at a press briefing Monday. But the country needs to adopt a single law to make a bigger difference, said Mr. Schwartländer…” (Burkitt, 10/19).