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Asia Minute: Indonesia’s Tobacco Challenges

nearly a third of the country’s male residents smoke their first cigarette by the age of ten....The WHO says the only places where people smoke more are China and India. Indonesia’s government has taken some steps to slow tobacco use - taxes on cigarett
Hawaii Public Radio
added Dec 30, 2015 16:33
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] RI bans e-cigarettes on health concerns

The government will soon ban sales of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) nationwide amid growing concerns over the product’s negative impact on people’s health.... There are no domestic e-cigarette producers. Consumers rely on imports from China, the i
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 20, 2015 06:51
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[Asia-pacific] Tobacco industry has sights set on Indonesia, says expert

Thabrany, has warned that Indonesia, one of the world’s biggest consumers of tobacco and as yet not a signatory to the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), and with few regulations restricting children’s access to cigarettes, has become a
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 7, 2015 15:11
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VIDEO: Indonesian Tobacco Firms Snub Health Warning Law

Bloomberg’s Alia Karenina reports on Indonesia’s tobacco firms ignoring a new health warning law that requires firms to have graphic warnings cover 40% of cigarette packages. She speaks to Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television’s “On The Move.”
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 17, 2014 09:57
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Indonesia to terminate more than 60 bilateral investment treaties ($$)

Indonesia is planning to terminate more than 60 bilateral investment treaties that allow disgruntled foreign investors to bypass local courts and seek compensation in international tribunals, amid a growing global backlash against such provisions.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:53
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Indonesia to challenge Australia's plain-packaging tobacco laws at World Trade Organisation

Indonesia has won the right to seek a ruling by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Australia's tobacco plain-packaging laws. Trade sources said the WTO's disputes settlement body had agreed to set up an independent panel of trade and legal experts i
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 26, 2014 17:20
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[Indonesia] Malaysian govt may ban e-cigarettes, shisha, based on report

Malaysia's health ministry will decide whether to ban e-cigarettes and shisha based on a report on their effects which is to be produced by the end of August. Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the ministry would study the possibility
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 25, 2013 03:46
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[Indonesia, USA] Deadline nears for US clove cigarette action

The United States is expected to respond soon to a ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) in April last year that said the Tobacco Control Act of 2009 was discriminatory. The trade organization’s appellate body ruled that the act issued by US Fo
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:22
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[Asia, Indonesia] Activists say anti-tobacco day is an 'industrial ploy'

Jember is one of Indonesia’s main tobacco producers in addition to Deli Serdang in North Sumatra. “World Anti-Tobacco Day is a hidden agenda by foreign countries that is detrimental to Indonesian tobacco farmers,” said Arga.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 2, 2013 09:50
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[Indonesia] Minister Calls for Delay on Smoking Regulations

Manpower and Transmigration Minister Muhaimin Iskandar called on Wednesday for a delay . . . some 500,000 people stand to suffer job losses if the new law passes, and said the law failed to account for the interests of tobacco farmers and clove cigarette
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:35
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