Brief profile on tobacco and youth in the South-East Asia Region
AbstractThis brief profile on tobacco use and youth in the South-East Asia Region' depicts the situation with respect to tobacco use prevalence among youth as well as accessibility to tobacco products, exposure to second-hand smoke and to advertising, promotion and marketing tactics of the tobacco industry. It also describes the tobacco control measures in place to protect youth from exposure to the diverse marketing tactics used by the tobacco industry. Finally, it presents the best practices from South-East Asian countries that have successfully implemented tobacco control measures to protect youth from tobacco use.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2008). Brief profile on tobacco and youth in the South-East Asia Region. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/204826