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Beijing Capital Int’l Airport closes all smoking rooms

06/01/2011, Beijing Youth Daily, 90 media hits — Yesterday marked one month since the Ministry of Health’s indoor public venue smoking ban went into effect. According to the [new] regulations, all indoor smoking sections and smoking rooms must be removed. A Beijing Youth Daily journalist visited a few smoking sections on May 1, reporting that there was no sign of their closing down. Yesterday our reporters split up into teams to do some follow-up, and found that the situation has improved. Beijing Capital International Airport has closed all smoking rooms in all three terminals; some hotels have removed all ashtrays from the lobby and have expressed that they are gradually phasing out smoking rooms. The ChaoYang Theater has converted their smoking room into a lounge. Nevertheless, smoking rooms and smoking sections are still in use at certain office buildings and restaurants.

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