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Colombia: Campaign Against Smoking

Categories: Colombia, Citizen Media, Education, Health

Las Colombianadas del Facebook posts a video [1] [es] where two children ask smoker adults to light up a cigarette for them. The adults refuse, claiming their are too young and it's wrong, but they are surprised when the children handle them a paper with the message: “You are worried about me, and not about yourself?”

Colombia has the law 1335 of 2009 [2] [es] and according to it, it is forbidden for minors to purchase tobacco products.