FDA cracking down on tobacco marketing, sales to kids (via Paging Dr. Gupta)

In Indonesia, the awareness to the danger of smoking arises. There was a debate a few months ago concerning legislation to ban ads of tobacco companies on television. Somehow, the problem in Indonesia is there will be increasing unemployment rate. Indonesia is a developing country and the fact is tobaccos companies recruit so many workers to produce cigarettes.

Somehow, years to come, I wish that our government pays much more attention to this issue and protects our youngsters.

By Cristina Hernandez CNN Medical Producer Stricter new rules limiting the marketing and sales of tobacco products targeting young people go into effect Tuesday, the first anniversary of the landmark Family Smoking Prevention and Control Act. Banned are the sale or marketing of candy or fruit-flavored cigarettes, to limit attraction to chi … Read More

via Paging Dr. Gupta


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