Friday, 1 October 2010

Ban All Tobacco Advertising Say US Paediatricians

"The authors of the policy statement argue that while parents and teachers are urging kids to stay away from smoking and drinking, the $25 billion spent each year in advertising glamorises it - sending confusing messages to children."

And how much truer is this in the AP region, where lax legislation on the part of governments and lax morals on the part of the companies leads to hyper-aggressive advertising aimed at SE Asian youth?

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