Smoking: A rising ill among Malaysian youth

  • M. A. Kolandai


Adolescents in Malaysia have been a concern to society and have occupied much media attention over the past two years. The web of social ills in which they have been caught includes smoking, drug abuse, loafing, gangsterism and baby dumping. I wish to describe here the conflicts and contradictions confronting young people, which are encouraging them to smoke.


Smoking Behaviour Nicotine Dependence Tobacco Company Junior High School Student Tobacco Cultivation 
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  1. Thambypillai, V. (1985) Smoking among urban Malysian school children. Soc. Sci. Med.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Kolandai
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  1. 1.Consumers Association of PenangMalaysia

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