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China Bans Officials from Smoking in Public

Maybe focus a bit more on the overwhelming corruption?

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China, which has the world's largest number of smokers, appears to be making another effort at limiting smoking by banning officials from lighting up in public.

The official Xinhua News Agency said that officials are not allowed to smoke in schools, hospitals, sports venues, on public transport or any other places where smoking is banned, or to smoke or offer cigarettes when performing official duties. They also cannot use public funds to buy cigarettes, and within Communist Party or government offices tobacco products cannot be sold nor adverts displayed.