China considers tougher tobacco controls: Xinhua

November 25, 2014 12:49 AM

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China considers tougher tobacco controls: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China, the world's biggest tobacco market, is considering a draft regulation that would ban indoor smoking, limit outdoor smoking and end tobacco advertising, the state-run Xinhua news agency has reported.

The draft, published by the legislative affairs office of the State Council, or cabinet, and open for public consultation, included plans to curtail smoking scenes in films and TV shows, Xinhua said in a report published late on Monday.

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