receiving treatment to wean him off smoking.
and images of him smoking have been shown on international television after
local media reported on his nicotine habit.
Protection since late last month and is receiving psychological therapy,
commission chairperson Arist Merdeka Sirait said.
said. “We keep him busy with activities such as learning, playing and going on
recreational trips, but it’s very hard to wean tobacco addicts of cigarettes and
it takes time.”
among children is rampant, not only among children over five years old but also
infants,” he said.
just give children their cigarettes when they ask for them,” he added.
Indonesia’s School of Economics, among youths, 13.5% use tobacco.
include restrictions on cigarette advertisements, a ban on selling cigarettes to
children as well as restrictions on sponsorship by tobacco companies.