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Former smoker Obama rebuked the "light" cigarettes

June 23 2009

The head of the White House Barack Obama signed the toughest in the history of U.S. law against tobacco manufacturers. The President, who is himself a few years was a heavy smoker, has banned manufacture so-called "light" cigarette advertising and on packaging "low" nicotine. According to the American leader such as labels misleading.

In addition, each pack of fine handwriting will be a detailed list of diseases for which smoking causes. Advertising of tobacco products is prohibited in the first place near the school, reports the First Channel.

"Every day, thousands of young people under 18 years old, taking a cigarette in hand. I myself was one of those teenagers, and so I know how hard it is to quit," - said Obama.

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