the number of smokers in China
concentration of PM 2.5 inside the smoking rooms were 300 times higher than outside, and the concentration of PM 2.5 in the air 5 meters away from the smoking rooms were 18 times higher than other parts of the station.
“Smoking rooms basically do not effectively protect nonsmokers from passive smoking,” said Zheng.
The draft is proposing for all smoking rooms at railway stations and airports to be moved to outdoor zones instead.
Ye Qing, a legislator, said that such a decision will likely not go down well with smokers considering how flight delays are common and smoking is a popular