Smoking Toddler Outrage

The video of a toddler in China smoking a cigarette - as onlookers laugh and encourage him has sparked outrage after it went viral, with questions being raised as to why no one stepped in to stop him.

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China is the world's largest producer and consumer of tobacco and also has the highest number of smoking-related deaths in the world.It is thought that if the rate of smoking is not reduced, it could cause three million deaths a year in China by 2030.

The video has sparked outrage after it went viral, with questions being raised as to why no one stepped in to stop the little boy puffing away - See more at: http://www.independent.ie/world-news/asia-pacific/video-outrage-as-onlookers-filmed-encouraging-smoking-toddler-30338046.html#sthash.RnNpPQCZ.dpuf