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Indonesia plans to increase tobacco excise by 8.5 pct in 2013

The Indonesian government sets to raise tobacco tariffs by an average 8.5 percent next year in efforts to increase state revenue and also discourage people from taking up the health-risking habit, local media reported here Wednesday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 28, 2012 18:41

Indonesia's Tobacco Children

Reporter Jonathan Miller finds one boy who started smoking super-strength fags aged two. The reason for the epidemic is clear: everywhere you look there are slick, exciting adverts for cigarettes – on billboards and on TV – while tobacco firms aggressivel
Radio Times (uk)
added Nov 7, 2012 22:22

[Asia, Indonesia] Students rally against tobacco conference

Dozens of students from Udayana University marched from their campus building to the Bali Legislative Council building on Friday afternoon to lodge a protest against the planned World Tobacco Asia (WTA) conference to be held in Jakarta from Sept. 19 throu
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 16, 2012 13:27

[Indonesia, Russia] And the World's Top Smokers Are…

According to a new survey, Indonesian men smoke more than anyone else in the world. Nearly 70% of of all Indonesian males over age 15 light up cigarettes, a slight increase from 67% last year and a big jump from roughly 54% in 1995. Meanwhile, the overa
Time Magazine Blogs
added Sep 14, 2012 13:17

Is Big Tobacco Targeting Youth in Indonesia? Watch the full story on "Nightline" tonight at 11:35 p.m. ET

A year-long ABC News investigation examined the tobacco industry's expansion into Indonesia, which critics say is being fueled, in part, by one of the most powerful and profitable corporations in the United States.
ABC News
added Jul 10, 2012 14:30

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Curbing growth in cigarette sales

The Cabinet’s decision on Thursday to increase next year’s excise on cigarettes by an average 10 percent is a badly needed annual fiscal measure to curb the growth of tobacco sales in Indonesia, the only country in Asia that has not yet ratified the Unit
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 22, 2017 22:27

[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46

[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines] Chinese cigarette smugglers keep Southeast Asia lit

China is the world’s biggest supplier of tobacco products and source of most contraband shipments that reach many of Southeast Asia's estimated 122 million smokers
Asia Times
added Aug 24, 2017 04:29

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Plan to raise price of smokes gets cheers

The plan, which has yet to have a specific schedule, has given new hope to anti-tobacco groups, which have despaired over the government’s protection of the industry. A public health expert from the University of Indonesia (UI), Hasbullah Thabrany, po
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 23, 2016 23:40

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] An unseen threat to ‘kretek’, symbol of culture and history

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has stated that the government will take into account the fate and livelihood of tobacco farmers and workers before deciding on signing the (FCTC). He is mindful of the national interest and export priorities, as well as th
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 31, 2016 04:23
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