A vendor smokes a cigarette in front of sacks of potatoes piled up on a truck at a market in Shanxi province. Photo: Reuters

China’s exemptions to smoking ban ‘undermine’ fight against tobacco at city level

Watered-down draft law, which allows lighting up in restaurants, bars, hotels and airports, makes it harder to enact tough legislation at municipal level, campaigners say

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A vendor smokes a cigarette in front of sacks of potatoes piled up on a truck at a market in Shanxi province. Photo: Reuters
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