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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Editorial: Ashtray nation

the efforts to discourage smokers by increasing excise tax and health campaigns clearly evaporate in the face of all the endorsements of big tobacco.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 27, 2012 13:59
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[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
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[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
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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
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[Asia-pacific] IN INDONESIA, BIG TOBACCO CLINGS TO A SMOKESCREEN

Companies in the US may have been forced to come clean about the dangers of cigarettes, but in Southeast Asia lobby groups are paid to stifle attempts to enlighten the public
South China Morning Post
added Dec 10, 2017 19:47
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[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 --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Indonesians top smokers in world

Male smoking rate is high in Asian countries, with Indonesian men ranked the world’s top smokers as 76% of them smoke. Infographics:
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:41
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[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
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[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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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] PANDAYA: Rejecting tobacco pact, govt must empower farmers, enforce laws

on Tuesday, the President proved that people had hung their hopes too high when he announced his refusal to ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) because his administration had not yet carefully considered the fate of the millions of p
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 19, 2016 16:27
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