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02 January 2008

Smoking ban ups smoking?

A year after smoking was banned in bars, restaurants and public places in Hong Kong, smoking levels have actually increased.

A year after smoking was banned in bars, restaurants and public places in Hong Kong, smoking levels have actually increased, according to a recent survey.

Tobacco companies have also increased their marketing targeting younger people, campaigners say, offering free home delivery to people buying as few as two packets - something they say appeals to youngsters who cannot buy in shops.

 

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