Healthy students have asked for a ban to sell a tobacco for less than 21 years to eliminate smoking among young people.
The newspaper "The sun"This is the message of activists who say that the prevention of young people to start is important if the government wants to achieve its goal of eliminating smoking in the next 11 years.
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Another study shows that the ban on selling cigarettes for less than 21 years prevents them from practicing the habit.
Earlier this year, a prominent doctor also demanded an increase in the legal age for sale, saying that this step would help prevent friends from smoking in schools.
The Parliamentary Smoking and Health Group also proposed to raise the age of tobacco to 21 years, "to discourage the most vulnerable people against being taken, and to stop starting easier than to stop smoking.
"No one starts to smoke after the age of 21, and is not much easier to stop smoking," said Deborah Arnott, chief executive of ActionOn Smoking and Health, adding that raising the sale age up to 21 years is an essential step towards the target of the government to end smoking in 2030.
Disable smoking from adolescents
"This study suggests that the effect of" social multiplier "could double the effect of tobacco laws, said Dr. Abigail Friedman of the Yale Public Health School. Enerale, this decrease was greater among young people who probably smoke their friends before adopting tabs.
Requirements to raise the smoking age up to 21 years
"Because smoking is a critical indicator of juvenile smoking, this study suggests that tobacco laws to raise the age of smokers for 21 years could help reduce smoking among those who smoke most", she said.
Remember that in June this year, 16 US states, more than 400 regions in the United States raised the age of tobacco to 21 years.