World No Tobacco Day: Photographer captures China’s smokers

Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: 2017/5/31 16:06:08

Highlights: Today marks the 30th anniversary of World No Tobacco Day, a day dedicated to reminding people about the dangers of smoking and raising awareness to reduce tobacco usage. This year’s theme of World No Tobacco Day is “Tobacco – a threat to development”. China has more than 300 million smokers, with another 700 million exposed to second-hand smoke, according to China National Radio report. Photos: CFP

  • An old man smokes at South Lake in Changchun, China’s Jilin Province on October 12, 2013. Photo: CFP

  • An old man smokes during an event in Huxian county in Xi’an, China’s Shaanxi Province on November 1, 2014. Photo: CFP

  • A man smokes in a designated smoking area at Lijiang railway station in China’s Yunnan Province on August 4, 2015. Photo: CFP

  • A woman smokes at Dali’s streets in China’s Yunnan Province on August 5, 2015. Photo: CFP

  • People smoke outside First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University in Xi’an, China’s Shaanxi Province on May 17, 2017. Photo: CFP






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