Hey Kids, Have a Cigarette!

But in other parts of the world, notably Indonesia, the fifth-largest cigarette market, which has little regulation, tobacco companies market their products in ways that are prohibited elsewhere. In Indonesia, cigarette ads run on TV and before movies; billboards dot the highways; companies appeal to children through concerts and sports events; cartoon characters adorn packages; and stores sell to children.
[Excerpt from the following article in The New York Times]

I don’t have words for how disgusted I am even though none of it comes as a big surprise.

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