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If current trends hold, Indonesia is on track to become the world’s largest market for tobacco. As other countries move to regulate the industry, why is Indonesia having such a tough time kicking the habit?

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Availability and Marketing around Primary and Secondary Schools in Five Countries

The tobacco epidemic kills more than six million people worldwide each year and is projected to kill one billion people this century. In Latin America, total cigarette sales are declining, but the sales of flavored cigarettes are climbing. This report describes a study that examined cigarette retailers within a radius of 100-250 meters around schools in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, and Peru.

The results of this study show that cigarette packs carrying flavor descriptors were frequently displayed and advertised at the point-of-sale near schools. Most of the flavored cigarettes observed are sold by large, multinational companies such as British
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Africa Investigates Kenya Lighting Up.