Shenzhen restricts vaping

Shenzhen restricts vaping

July 1, 2019

Shenzhen has banned the use of e-cigarettes in nonsmoking places, reports China News Service.

Lawmakers in the southeastern Chinese city decided to expand the definition of “smoking” to include the use e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn products.

The new rule increases the types of non-smoking sites from seven to nine, including areas within five meters of the entrance to public transportation stations as well as outdoor waiting areas for public transport vehicles. It’s now also forbidden to smoke near the entrance to schools, parks, hospitals and scenic spots.

To further protect minors, “tobacco” products cannot be sold within 50 meters of the gates to middle and elementary schools or activity centers.

Shenzhen is the world’s leading manufacturer of the vapor hardware.

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