While many of its Asian neighbours are striving to get smoking under control, Indonesia is the stubborn exception.
There are differences in the smoking patterns of rural and urban communities. These must be recognised and included in tobacco control interventions to reduce use.
France is the latest country to consider a law that would ban branded cigarette packages. How effective are they and what's the economic cost?
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