COUNTRY PROFILES - MAURITANIA
Mauritania ratified the FCTC on 28 October 2005. Current tobacco use is 21.5% among youth aged 13-15 years and current tobacco smoking is 18.9% among adults aged 15-69 years. There is no ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

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COUNTRY PROFILES
A Algeria  G   Gabon S Sao Tome and Principe
Angola Gambia Senegal
B Benin Ghana Seychelles
Botswana Guinea Sierra Leone
Burkina Faso I Ivory Coast South Africa
C Cape Verde K Kenya South Sudan
Cameroon L Lesotho Swaziland
Central African Republic Liberia Tanzania
Comoros M Madagascar Togo
Chad Malawi U Uganda
Congo Republic Mali  Z  Zambia

D

Democratic Republic of Congo Mauritania Zimbabwe

G

Guinea Equatorial Mozambique    
E Eritrea N Namibia    
Ethiopia Niger    
    Nigeria    
    R  Republic of Congo    
    Rwanda    

5.6 Million Children.

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