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The Devastating Effects of Pollution in China (Part 1/2)

By March 18, 2017Smok China

The Devastating Effects of Pollution in China (Part 1/2)

We went to the single most polluted place on earth, the coal-mining town of Linfen in Shanxi Province, China, where kids play in dirty rivers and the sun sets early behind a thick curtain of smog.

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China's Smoking Culture Explained

Smoking in China

China is the world’s largest consumer and producer of tobacco. More than 350 million are everyday smokers in China. Millions more are what I regard as “closet smokers” since smoking by women & children is often looked down upon in public. So, many smoke in private and don’t admit that they smoke. Yes, this also includes children who smoke at a very early age in the Middle Kingdom.

China’s smoking culture is deeply ingrained & a part of every day social interactions, especially in regards to business.

Smoking is HUGE business & a significant part of the fabric of Chinese social society. It is difficult to imagine China as a smoke free nation.

Yes, expensive cigarettes are a part of the bribery system that surrounds so many social interactions among men.

China Proposes Smoking Ban In Public Places (Hard to imagine…)
http://time.com/3605163/china-smoking-ban/

China’s Big Tobacco Pushes Back Against Smoking Bans
http://news.yahoo.com/china-tobacco-monopoly-pushes-back-smoking-curbs 093044438.html;_ylt=AwrTHRdFCoxUYCMAHiVXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTEzdWUxazdhBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDNARjb2xvA2dxMQR2dGlkA1ZJUDU1OF8x

Health Care Costs Could Be Staggering (What health care costs? Paid By Whom?)
http://www.npr.org/2014/11/27/367047119/china-has-to-kick-smoking-habit-or-health-care-costs-could-be-huge
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