Beijing went forward to impose a ban on public indoor smoking in the China’s capital premises. The decision came in a bid to decrease the alarming effects of smoking in the Youth of China.
The ban will now close the three terminals at the international airport, which are meant for smoking. The ban will also include indoor places such as offices,shopping malls and airports. 600 smoking areas will be set up at various Bus stops.
The government of Beijing also raised the fine on its citizens who smoke in public areas from 1$ to about 33$ equivalent to the local currency.
The effective measures came in the wake of the report from the United States World Health Organization, which states that 300 million Chinese smoke directly and about 750 million indirectly. The report meant that half of all the men in China are smokers. The report also confirmed the growing lung cancer cases in the state which is a alarming 1.3 million.
The government also banned the minors from getting any smoking material from the sellers technically, The Times of India reports.