GORY images of diseased lungs may soon appear on cigarette packs in Singapore, alongside health warnings in an amendment to the country's Smoking Control Act. Images including pictures of tar-filled lungs on cigarette packets are to be put before the Singapore Parliament this autumn, according to Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong. Increasing numbers of young Singaporeans are smoking and the number of young female smokers has gone up from six per cent in 1998, to eight per cent last year.

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