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3Novices:‘Toothpick crossbows’ banned by Chinese city amid child safety fears

A city in western China has banned the sale of the latest fad among some Chinese schoolchildren – toothpick crossbows, state media reported.
The ban has been enforced in Chengdu in Sichuan province amid concerns about the safety of the “toys”, the state broadcaster CCTV reported on Tuesday.
Parents have expressed fears that the tiny crossbows could cause serious injuries, the Shanghai Daily reported.
The crossbows — which fire toothpicks and can fit in one hand –…
June 20, 2017 at 01:45PM http://ift.tt/2sRfZqE
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