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Guizhou gets tough on public smoking

( Updated: 2014-01-02 21:06

The Guizhou provincial government imposed a smoking ban on Thursday.

According to a government statement on Thursday, it will set up no-smoking spots in public areas.

The statement required leaders to take a leading role in the anti-smoking campaign. Local government employees are required to obey the regulation barring smoking in certain public areas.

Government employees are also not allowed to use government expenses for tobacco consumption.

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