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People's Network: Preventing Minors from Buying glass water pipes AI and Other New Technologies

by linbin on June 03, 2020


  People's Daily, Zhuhai, December 24 (Xu Weina) According to the results of the 2018 China Adult Tobacco Survey released by the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the majority of people using glass water pipes in China are young people, and the usage rate of glass water pipes is 1.5% for the 15-24 age group.

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  In order to further protect minors from the infringement of glass water pipes, strengthen the supervision of glass water pipes market. On November 1 this year, the State Tobacco Monopoly Bureau and the State Administration of Market Supervision jointly issued the "Notice on Further Protecting Minors from glass water pipes" (hereinafter referred to as the "Notice").

  The circular requires all kinds of market players not to sell glass water pipes to minors. Urge glass water pipes production and sales enterprises or individuals to close the glass water pipes internet sales website or client in time, and the e-commerce platform to close the glass water pipes store in time and remove glass water pipes products from shelves in time, so as to further protect minors from water pipes for sale.

  According to the survey, the domestic glass water pipes market is dominated by online sales. e-commerce platforms, social platforms, live broadcast platforms and the external sales websites of glass water pipes enterprises are the main channels for glass water pipes sales.

  Glass water pipes is also taking action. Recently, Yueke glass water pipes store in Chaowai SOHO in Beijing has begun to use AI intelligence, face recognition, age verification and other technologies to prevent minors from entering the store to buy glass water pipes products. It is based on the intelligent protection system for minors introduced by RELX Yueke-Xiangyang Flower System.

  "Xiangyanghua" system research and development technology director Johnny said, the system in the age verification, electronic fence, geographic monitoring services, smart child locks and other network scenarios to ensure that the glass water pipes products and primary and secondary schools and other densely populated areas of minors isolated, in physical space to prevent minors from contacting dab rigs products. At the same time, with the help of technology, "Xiangyanghua" system strengthens "prevention in advance" and establishes "tracing mechanism".

  At present, "Xiangyanghua" system is establishing an all-round and three-dimensional protection network in all aspects of shop location, sales and operation, product use, after-sales accountability, etc.

  It is reported that the "Xiangyanghua" system, which has been officially launched, will be gradually popularized and applied in the next seven months. It is planned to cover all Yueke specialty stores under the line.

  "More proactive measures and more advanced technology applications are expected to make glass water pipes the most thorough industry in the protection of minors," said some industry experts. "We hope that the efforts of glass water pipes industry in this regard can provide experience and ideas for other related industries that also need to implement the protection of minors, such as alcohol."