How a new health commission could help reduce smoking in China squib
China is hoping that a change to its government structure will help the campaign to get some of the country’s 350 million smokers to quit the habit.
As part of a sweeping reshuffle, a new health commission will take over from the industry ministry as the government body responsible for tobacco control, implementing a set of international rules from the World Health Organisation.
Beijing signed the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2003 and it took effect in China in 2006. But...