Delegates arrive for the election of the new president of China during the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 14, 2013. China's parliament named Xi Jinping as president on March 14, four months after he took charge of the Communist Party with pledges of reform that have raised hopes but so far yielded little change. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON
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Students of Liaocheng University wearing face masks painted signs 'No Smoking' advocate smoking cessation activity on January 11, 2015 in Liaocheng, Shandong province of China. Smoking is bad for health and everyone should be far away from smoking.
A Chinese man smokes outside a McDonalds restaurant January 25, 2002 in Beijing. China is thought to have more than 300 million smokers.
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Mao Tse-tung (1893-1976), Chinese Communist leader who was chairman of the Communist party of China and the principal founder of the People's Republic of China, reading a newspaper and smoking a cigar.
Factory workers wear surgical masks as they sort through tobacco leaves in a cigarette factory in Chang-Chun, Manchuria, China.
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A billboard advertising British cigarettes.
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Cartons of cigarettes are displayed at a kiosk outside the Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, China, on Sunday, March 10, 2013. China’s industrial output had the weakest start to a year since 2009 and lending and retail sales growth slowed, toughening challenges for a new leadership that wants to narrow the gap between rich and poor. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty Images