WHO wants total ban on tobacco advertising [Archives:2008/1160/Health]
Recent studies prove that the more that young people are exposed to tobacco advertising, the more likely they are to start smoking. Despite this, only five percent of the world's population is covered by comprehensive bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. Tobacco companies, meanwhile, continue targeting young people by falsely associating use of tobacco products with qualities such as glamour, energy and sex appeal.
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