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‘Sacrificing children’: Smoking on the rise among teenagers

  • Gemma Holliani Cahya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, November 9 2018 | 02:10 am
‘Sacrificing children’: Smoking on the rise among teenagers

PREMIUM The latest national health survey has confirmed a grim prediction of the country’s smoking problem: that tobacco use among Indonesian teenagers is on the rise, while there is little sign, if any, that the trend could be reversed in the near future. The trend is seen as alarming, with antitobacco activists and health officials warning it could prevent the country from benefiting from its demograp...