When did Indonesia get tobacco?

Is there a smoking age in Indonesia?

In Indonesia, it is perfectly legal for a child of any age to buy and smoke cigarettes. This, despite hundreds of international studies showing tobacco is addictive and harmful. The World Health Organization says tobacco kills more than five million people annually.

What country first used tobacco?

List of Countries by Tobacco Production

Country Production (Tons) Acreage (Hectare)
China 2.806.770 1.259.549
India 761.318 449.248
Brazil 675.545 375.622
United States of America 285.181 129.362

Do children still smoke in Indonesia?

Sixty-seven percent of Indonesian men and 41 percent of 13 to 15 year-old boys smoke. Indonesia is one of the few countries in the world that hasn’t signed the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

Why are cigarettes so cheap in Indonesia?

As many low- and middle-income countries are achieving unprecedented rates of economic growth, increases in income are making cigarettes rapidly more affordable. … Therefore, making between country comparisons using affordability has limited use.

Why do Chinese children smoke?

Parental Influences

Parental smoking was strongly associated with smoking in these schoolchildren. Some parents actually give cigarettes to their young children. In China, anecdotal evidence suggests that cigarettes are used to pacify young children.

Which country smokes the most?

Kiribati has the highest smoking rates in the world at 52.40%. As with many other countries, smoking is lower among women than it is among men. More than 200 people die in Kiribati each year from tobacco-related causes.

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