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[Asia, East Timor] Indonesia in Uneasy Glare as WHO Turns Its Focus to Tobacco

“Tougher actions are needed for tobacco control and prevention,” said Poonam Khetrapal Singh, the WHO’s regional director. “Countries must equally tax all tobacco products, ban tobacco advertisements, enforce pictorial warnings on cigarette packs and imp
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:19
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco bill pro business, lacks health considerations:

Noted economist and environmentalist Emil Salim has criticized the tobacco bill... “The bill seems to only focus on the industry side of cigarettes, such as their production, distribution and packaging, while cigarette consumption itself has various impac
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 22, 2015 05:32
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Fighting Big Tobacco in Indonesia and Africa

Indonesia has some of the world’s weakest tobacco control laws and is the only country in Southeast Asia that has yet to ratify the international tobacco control treaty, the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. As a resul
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 30, 2014 14:43
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Indonesia joins WTO fight over Australia tobacco law

Indonesia on Friday joined a growing battle at the World Trade Organisation over Australia's landmark plain packaging rules for tobacco, the global body said. The WTO said that Indonesia had made a formal request for consultations with Australia on the
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 23, 2013 10:51
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[Indonesia, Philippines] Tobacco facing challenges in South East Asia

International tobacco firms are increasingly being forced to look for new markets in South-East Asia, where regulations are weak and smoking rates are steadily climbing. Stricter regulation and the success of anti-smoking campaigns in rich countries hav
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 27, 2013 11:37
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Tobacco Companies Make Their Move In Indonesia Before Regulations Hit

Brandchannel.com
added May 13, 2013 02:51
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Is Indonesia, one of big tobacco's last frontiers, closing?

Not fast enough for anti-smoking campaigners. But Indonesia is slowly taking steps to end its status as one of the great growth markets for tobacco companies
Christian Science Monitor
added Mar 4, 2013 06:07
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[Asia-pacific] In Indonesia, Big Tobacco hasn't got a worry

health experts warn of a humanitarian disaster looming in poorer countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. ''They [cigarette companies] are just wilfully imposing a pandemic on developing countries,'' says Professor Mike Daube
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:29
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[Asia, Indonesia, Vietnam] Vinataba's monopoly aspirations go up in smoke

The Vietnamese government last week stubbed out cigarette monopoly producer Vinataba’s self-serving ambitions to rid the local market of popular brands from Indonesia’s Sumatra Tobacco.
Vietnam Net
added Apr 5, 2016 00:37
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[Indonesia] VICE on HBO Season One: Addiction (Episode 7)

Segment 1: Tobaccoland ...in Indonesia, the tobacco industry is virtually unregulated. The result? Over two-thirds of all men are smokers, and it is commonplace for children as young as six to take up the habit. Tobacco is a $100 billion industry here, wi
You Tube
added Dec 12, 2014 04:18
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