Conflict & Justice

China torn on smoking issue


The Chinese government has announced a smoking ban on indoor smoking in public places.

China's government this week announced an expanded ban on indoor smoking in public spaces, but without clear penalties for those who break the rules. That may be because the government is unclear whether it really wants its people to kick the habit. Tobacco is China's number one source of tax revenue, but it also prematurely kills more than a million Chinese a year. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.

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