'Big tobacco wants our youth's lungs': rise of smoking in Jordan
The Guardian -

Despite one of the world’s highest smoking rates, many politicians believe a ban will effect the economyJordan smoking rates highest in the worldWhen patients quit cigarettes at the King Hussein Cancer Center’s smoking clinic they are asked to be patient with their children. Often their offspring have been exposed to so much secondhand smoke that they have become addicted, too.

“For every four cigarettes their parent has smoked, the child has smoked one,” says Firas al-Hawari, a physician who...

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