The government aims to cut smoking from 28.1 per cent of adults to below 25 per cent, but a national survey last year found as much as 27.7 per cent of adults were smokers. Photo: Reuters The government aims to cut smoking from 28.1 per cent of adults to below 25 per cent, but a national survey last year found as much as 27.7 per cent of adults were smokers. Photo: Reuters
The government aims to cut smoking from 28.1 per cent of adults to below 25 per cent, but a national survey last year found as much as 27.7 per cent of adults were smokers. Photo: Reuters

China’s smoking habit: calls for help as more people light up than give up

China bucks world trends with the number of new smokers outnumbering those who quit, amid calls for more resources to help those wanting to break the addiction

Topic |   Smoking and vaping
The government aims to cut smoking from 28.1 per cent of adults to below 25 per cent, but a national survey last year found as much as 27.7 per cent of adults were smokers. Photo: Reuters The government aims to cut smoking from 28.1 per cent of adults to below 25 per cent, but a national survey last year found as much as 27.7 per cent of adults were smokers. Photo: Reuters
The government aims to cut smoking from 28.1 per cent of adults to below 25 per cent, but a national survey last year found as much as 27.7 per cent of adults were smokers. Photo: Reuters
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