So­cial net­work app joins bat­tle against smok­ing

Fiji Sun - - China News - Xin­hua

An in­creas­ing num­ber of re­ports re­lated to smok­ing in in­door pub­lic places have been made on China’s pop­u­lar so­cial net­work­ing app WeChat.

Bei­jing To­bacco Con­trol As­so­ci­a­tion said its of­fi­cial ac­count on WeChat, “Smoke-Free Bei­jing” re­ceived 2717 re­ports from Au­gust to Oc­to­ber. It said an av­er­age of 900 re­ports have been re­ceived ev­ery month, with an in­crease of 50 per­cent com­pared with that of the sec­ond quar­ter of the year.

The com­plaints were mainly con­cern­ing restau­rants, of­fice build­ings and In­ter­net cafes.

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