Why can't China quit smoking? | The Question
China's addiction to tobacco isn't new, but its magnitude is growing and putting the nation on the precipice of a health disaster. At 315 million, China has the world's most smokers — 52 per cent of adult men and 2.7 per cent of women smoke, and more than one million people die of smoking-related illnesses every year. So why can't China kick its smoking habit?