Letters International tobacco control

Still some way to go in China

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c6659 (Published 23 November 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c6659
  1. Wen-Chao Yan, pharmacist1,
  2. Yan-Jun Zhang, PhD student2,
  3. Jeff J Guo, associate professor2
  1. 1Department of Pharmacy, Guangzhou General Hospital of Guangzhou Military Command, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510010, China
  2. 2College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0004, USA
  1. yjzhang.yjz{at}gmail.com

Two news reports highlight the obstacles faced by antismoking endeavours in Russia and Spain.1 2 China has outlawed cigarette advertising in such media as television, radio, newspapers, and magazines, but this year’s global adult tobacco survey found that 8.7% of Chinese adults still noticed advertisements …

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