Quick Answer: Is Smoking Allowed In China?

China does not have laws to punish health care facilities, medical workers and health officials who violate smoking bans, and is instead relying on the Chinese media to act as a watchdog.

Smoking is a social custom in the PRC, and giving cigarettes at any social interaction is a sign of respect and friendliness.

Can you smoke in Chinese airports?

No smoking in terminal buildings of Shanghai’s airports. From Oct. 30, Shanghai’s two major airports, Pudong and Hongqiao international airports, will execute a new smoking policy that passengers are prohibited smoking inside terminal buildings and all indoor smoking rooms are closed.27 Oct 2016

Can you smoke in Beijing?

New comprehensive smoke-free law protects 20 million people in Beijing, China. From 1 June 2015, all indoor public places in Beijing, China’s capital city, are required by law to be 100 per cent smoke-free. This includes all indoor workplaces, restaurants and bars, hotels, airports, and public transport facilities.

Is there anywhere you can smoke inside?

Idaho, Louisiana, Florida and Indiana have laws that make restaurants 100% smoke-free, but still allow smoking in bars. NEW YORK (MarketWatch)—While Americans are inhaling less secondhand smoke overall, 16 states in the U.S. still permit smoking statewide in both bars and restaurants.4 Feb 2015

How many smokers are there in China?

300 million smokers