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Over 30% of people in Japan age 20 or over do not know that smoking remains prohibited for those age 18 and 19, even after the April 1 lowering of the legal age of adulthood in the country from 20 to 18, a survey showed Tuesday.

The results of the survey, which was conducted by the National Cancer Center, were released to coincide with World No Tobacco Day, designated by the World Health Organization for the final day of May.

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