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China ban's e-cigarettes while tobacco industry enjoys untouchable status

Jan 09, 2019 - Marketline Newswire

Smoking is a big part of the Chinese lifestyle and big business in the country.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates China has over 300 million smokers and accounts for approximately one-third of global cigarette consumption.With increasing regulation and public awareness of how harmful tobacco is, e-cigarettes have been marketed as a new lifestyle trend and a modern alternative to conventional cigarettes. Indeed, a 2015 Public Health England review stated e-cigarettes were roughl...