"Smoking" kids teach adults a lesson in Thai anti-smoking PSA

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(CBS News) While anti-smoking efforts worldwide inform people of smoking's dangers on a daily basis, many adults continue to smoke cigarettes knowing the health risks.

A new public service announcement from the Thai Health Promotion Foundation took a different approach to get smokers to think about their health - by enlisting young kids to walk up to smokers on the street, pull out a cigarette and ask for a lighter.

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How would you react if a small child asked you for a light during your smoke break? Watch below to see kids deliver a dose of perspective in this public service announcement out of Thailand:


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