Two year old Indonesian smoking Video

Two year old Indonesian smoking Video

Watch this video of a two year old Indonesian baby chain smoking. The two year old Ardi Rizal is not just a casual smoker, but smokes up to forty cigarettes a day, all provided by his parents, also smokers, who say the baby is addicted and goes into fits when he does not have anything to smoke.

Ardi, who lives in the province of Sumatra, has another problem – he weighs 56 pounds. He’s too fat to walk far so he gets around on a plastic toy truck.
His mother, Diana, understands her son has a problem.
“He’s totally addicted,” his weeping mom told reporters. “If he doesn’t get cigarettes, he gets angry and screams and batters his head against the wall. He tells me he feels dizzy and sick.”
Evidently, it doesn’t bother his father, Mohammed.
“He looks pretty healthy to me,” he said. “I don’t see the problem.”

In a country such as Indonesia, smoking is not seen as a negative health risk, but just a bad habit. Up to one third of the population smokes, including many young adults and children. The two year old in question was given his first cigarette by family and has been smoking ever since.

I think concern for the child and the seeming reluctance over the government to do something about minors smoking are what has everyone so upset. The government collects a lot of taxes from the sale of cigarettes, so they have done little to nothing to set age requirements for purchasing or using. The big cigarette companies are not likely to do anything in the way of education either in countries where the government or people are not demanding it

Indonesia is the only country in Southeast Asia that has not ratified the World Health Organization’s treaty on tobacco.



  1. Aval.Thaan. Naan

    OH MY Gosh!
    that is horrible!
    ive seen another video like this
    from Thailand, Why did the kids family members give him a ciggrette in the first place?. I think this matter should be taken seriously.. and someone should do something about it!. Wow I'm still in shock! he is only 2 years old or godsake!!!

  2. Anonymous

    cigarette? gun? TWO YEAR OLD?!!!

    He should be playing hide and seek…not smoking cigarettes. disgusting.

  3. Anonymous

    kulandaiku eppadi smoke kattukoduttadukku parentsa indo govt panish pannanum appadan in future eppadi nadakkadu.

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