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[Indonesia] DISNEYLAND FOR SMOKERS In Marlboro’s last frontier, a smokers’ rights group is defending the “human right” to light up

Aditia Purnomo...At 25, he is the chain-smoking head of the Indonesian smokers’ rights group Komunitas Kretek, and he has one message for “anti-smoking fundamentalists” from the West: butt out...His organization, which doubles as a trade promotion group f
Quartz
added Feb 19, 2017 02:21
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[Indonesia] Thailand Slaps Philip Morris With More Tax Evasion Charges

The country claims the company under-declared the value of cigarettes imported from Indonesia and is seeking about $562 million in fines
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 15, 2017 16:20
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Activists empower Yogyakarta residents to show their true colors and reject tobacco industry exploitation

Global public health experts Vital Strategies today congratulated health advocates, artists and the people of Kali Code village, Yogyakarta, on the unveiling of "Show Your True Colors," a community project to paint anti-tobacco graphic murals (designed by
Antara News (id)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:34
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[Indonesia] Report on Companies and Financial Institutions Benefiting from Human Rights Violations and Environmental Destruction (PDF)

Child labour and the tobacco supply chain: Tobacco grown by small, independent farmers in Indonesia enters the supply chains of Indonesian tobacco companies of various sizes, as well as the world’s largest multinational tobacco companies. The largest
Facing Finance (de)
added Feb 10, 2017 16:41
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[Indonesia] Did a Child Get Sick Farming the Tobacco in Your Cigarette?

Facing Finance published its fifth annual Dirty Profits report, which informs investors about human rights abuses...multinational tobacco companies will hold their annual shareholder meetings. It’s the perfect time for investors to speak out, and urge com
Human Rights Watch
added Feb 10, 2017 16:10
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Activists Empower Yogyakarta Residents to Show Their True Colors and Reject Tobacco Industry Exploitation

Vital Strategies today congratulated health advocates, artists and the people of Kali Code village, Yogyakarta, on the unveiling of “Show Your True Colors,”...This initiative subverts the actions Philip Morris International, which gained national and inte
ACN Newswire (Asia Corporate News Network)
added Feb 9, 2017 01:28
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Man, student nabbed in Depok for possessing gorilla tobacco

The Depok Police in West Java have arrested a man and a male high school student for allegedly possessing gorilla tobacco, a new type of drug that has recently increased in popularity. Depok Police narcotics division chief Comr. Putu Kholis said the two
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 4, 2017 17:55
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Harmful effects of gorilla tobacco

the tobacco's substances are absorbed by the lungs followed by other parts of the body, including the brain, after being smoked. Its users will feel like they are being crushed in a gorilla’s embrace when using the tobacco, hence the name. The synthetic c
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 4, 2017 17:55
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Finance Ministry Plans to Increase Tobacco Tax Yet Again

Finance Ministry is planning to push cigarette consumption down by increasing tobacco tax. Since January 1, the government has been imposing average tobacco tax of 10.54 percent. The government has also raised retail prices of tobacco products through the
Tempo (id)
added Jan 27, 2017 17:00
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[Asia-pacific] Tobacco Advertising on Television Banned in Indonesia?

Commission I of Indonesia's House of Representatives (DPR) plans to revise Law No. 32/2002 on Broadcasting by adding a full ban on the advertisement of tobacco-related products on television and radio. Indonesia's tobacco industry, a massive industry in S
Indonesia Investments (nl)
added Jan 25, 2017 00:43
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