COUNTRY PROFILES - CAMEROON
Cameroon ratified the FCTC on 3 February 2006. Current tobacco use is 10.9% among young people aged 13-15 years and 16.1% among males aged 15-59 years. Text health warnings appear on 50% of the principal display areas of tobacco packages.

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WHAT IS SECOND-HAND SMOKE?


Second-hand tobacco smoke is the combination of smoke emitted from the burning end of a cigarette or other tobacco products and smoke exhaled by the smoker. SHS contains thousands of known chemicals, at least 250 of which are known to be carcinogenic or otherwise toxic.

Protection from exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke.Policy recommendations,WHO