Here’s a country that agrees with the EU about the importance of banning cigarettes from movies. Yes, it’s a dictatorship – Vietnam (thanks to the reader who pointed this out).
And here’s an extract from a Time Magazine profile of Ho Chi Minh:
“In Paris, Ho worked as a photo retoucher. The city’s fancy restaurants were beyond his means, but he indulged in one luxury–American cigarettes, preferably Camels or Lucky Strikes. “