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Too many Japanese university students are still smoking tobacco
Derek R Smith 1  
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WorkCover New South Wales Research Centre of Excellence, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Ourimbah, Australia
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Department of Environmental Epidemiology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
Publish date: 2008-11-18
 
Tobacco Induced Diseases 2008;4(November):10
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Although campus-wide smoking bans are slowly spreading throughout Japan, the uptake of these measures has been suboptimal and many Japanese university students continue to smoke. Educational facilities are in an ideal position to set positive examples for tobacco control, and the time is now right for more Japanese universities to actively encourage their students as health promotion advocates and role models for healthy behavior.
 
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