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Maximum CNY 200 fine for littering cigarette butt

06/01/2011, Yancheng Evening News [Jiangsu Province] — This reporter learned on May 31 that the government has introduced the “Yangzhou Public Venue Tobacco Control Provisional Regulations”, which prohibit smoking in nine types of public venues. Littering a cigarette butt at a public venue could incur a CNY 20-200 fine. The Provisional Regulations give passive smokers the right to ask a person to stop smoking in a public venue. They are also entitled to ask operators of venues where smoking is prohibited to stop people from smoking as required by law; and they have the right to report violations to the health administration or other competent supervisory agency.

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