China moves to curb smoking before Olympics

Friday, May 2, 2008 - 09:49 in Mathematics & Economics

Officials hope the restrictions in Beijing and a few other cities will boost a larger effort to curtail the habit in China, which has 350 million smokers. Li Zhigang inhaled deeply from a cigarette while sitting on his haunches near the Beijing Railway Station before deciding there was no way that tighter smoking regulations would change where or when he'd grab a smoke.

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