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December 18, 2014

Illicit cigarette trade worsens under-age smoking



The stress he felt just a little while ago is forgotten and it seems to have vanished with each puff. For a brief moment, at least, the cigarette will free him from his cravings.

He is not the only one who puffs to relieve tension. There are hundreds of young people in Botswana who are addicted to smoking, despite the various health hazards associated with it.

According to medical experts, cigarette smoking affects many organs, including the brain, nervous system, eyes, blood, lungs and heart and even causes death.