China wrestles with tobacco control. Interview by Weiyuan Cui

Bull World Health Organ. 2010 Apr;88(4):251-2. doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.040410.


Around one-third of the world's smokers live in China, which has some of the largest tobacco companies. Weiyuan Cui interviews Dr Yang Gonghuan about the formidable forces of opposition to tobacco control in a country estimated in 2002 to have 350 million smokers.

Publication types

  • Interview

MeSH terms

  • China / epidemiology
  • Government Regulation
  • Humans
  • Public Policy
  • Smoking / epidemiology*
  • Smoking / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Smoking Prevention
  • Tobacco Smoke Pollution / legislation & jurisprudence


  • Tobacco Smoke Pollution