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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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[Indonesia] Pictorial warnings hit cigarette manufacturers hard

said his cigarette sales had decreased by 10 percent since the Government Regulation (PP) No.109/2012 on tobacco control that mandated the inclusion of pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets took effect in June this year. He related the decline t
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 15, 2014 09:58
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Indonesia rolls out graphic health warnings on cigarette packs

Cigarette manufactures in Indonesia, one of the world's biggest tobacco markets, began printing graphic health warnings on packets on Tuesday, but they have yet to appear in shops and the companies involved do not seem too worried about plunging sales.
Reuters
added Jun 24, 2014 12:50
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Australia Accepts Indonesia WTO Dispute On Tobacco Packaging; Calls For Five Disputes To Be Joined

Australia yesterday took the unusual move of agreeing to the first request by Indonesia to establish a World Trade Organization dispute panel against it. The ready acceptance of the panel request was an attempt by Australia to bring the some or all of th
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:04
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[Indonesia] How advocacy defeated the organisers of Inter-tabac ASIA

Despite massive international protest in previous weeks, the corporation had insisted that the trade fair would go ahead. Instead, it was taught a lesson: the Bali police withdrew the permit and Westfalenhallen had to cancel the tobacco trade fair less t
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Mar 7, 2014 12:13
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[Indonesia] Bali administration rejects tobacco fair

Following opposition by public health professionals, the Bali administration has finally declared its official stance on the plan to hold Inter-tabac Asia 2014, an international trade fair for tobacco products and smoking accessories, in Bali. The admin
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 29, 2014 18:02
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[Indonesia] Cigarette smoking? It’s all in your mind, minister says

in a country that is ranked as the sixth largest tobacco producer in the world, the issue is more complex. The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) Indonesia Report 2011 said that the proportion of adult male smokers in Indonesia had increased to 67.4 perc
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 16, 2013 03:55
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[Indonesia] 31.3 Percent Students in Jakarta are Smokers

Based on the survey conducted by the Economic Faculty of Trisakti University and Modernisator back in November-December 2012, it was found out that 31.3 percent of students in the capital city were smoking. Out of that number, 20.6 percent of them were a
beritajakarta.com (Jakarta Provincial Government) (id)
added May 6, 2013 01:55
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[Indonesia] DHARMAWAN: A new breakthrough on tobacco control

What the regulation lacks is that it does not stipulate any sanction or fine for people or cigarette companies who fail to heed the regulation, reducing it to a paper tiger. The health minister, therefore, needs to strengthen the regulation with minister
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 29, 2013 18:56
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[Indonesia] LETTER: MYERS: Tobacco and the Stars

Re "Why Do Stars Think It's O.K. To Sell Soda?," ... With top performers pushing tobacco to children, and few laws to regulate tobacco, it's not surprising that Indonesia has the highest smoking rate for males in the world. Artists like Weezer shouldn't b
New York Times
added Jan 12, 2013 05:01
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