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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

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