Lege Artis Medicinae

[THE PROBLEM OF SMOKING]

RODÉ Magdolna

MARCH 20, 2004

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2004;14(03)

[Smoking causes a health catastrophy all over the world. Its importance is increasing in the less developed countries. More and more young people (especially women) have started smoking recently. Its devastating effect on women carries on to the next generations. Prevention should already begin in childhood. In Hungary, there is a wide network to assist for those who want to give up smoking - especially in the national network of lung health care clinics. Peer supporters have a prominent role in helping these patients. The market-strategy and publicity campaign of major tobacco producers also deserves intensive attention.]

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