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[Indonesia] Father who put a cigarette in his nine-month-old son’s mouth and told his wife to take a photo before posting it to social media is facing up to six months behind bars

A callous father who posted a disturbing picture of his nine-month-old son smoking on social media is facing jail. The 36-year-old man, named as Muzammil, is said to have put a cigarette in the child's mouth. He then asked his 18-year-old wife to take
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 19:02
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AS THE REST OF THE WORLD QUITS, INDONESIA’S SMOKERS INCREASE

A staggering 67.4 percent of males smoke, with 41 percent of youths between 13 and 15 lighting up. A disheartening 19.8 percent of adolescents first tried cigarettes before age 10 while others start at the age of 13. Over the past two decades the number
Asia Sentinel (hk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:55
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Vaping under threat in tobacco-loving Indonesia

Chain-smoking Indonesia is moving to stub out its booming e-cigarette sector, sparking criticism that the government is siding with giant tobacco firms at the expense of public health. The Southeast Asian nation has one of the world's highest smoking ra
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:13
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Indonesia To Introduce Tax On E-Cigarettes

The Indonesian Government plans to introduce a 57 percent excise tax on e-cigarettes from July 1, 2018, according to local news reports. Heru Pambudi, the head of Customs, was reported as saying the Government has considered the product's health impact
Tax-News.com
added Jan 16, 2018 14:44
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[Asia-pacific] Liquid E-Cigarette Industry Indonesia Subject to 57% Excise Tax

Also in Indonesia more and more people are seen using the e-cigarette, a device that tries to create the sensation of tobacco smoking. Considering the relatively recent appearance of the (modern) e-cigarette in the world, its health risks are not yet ful
Indonesia Investments (nl)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:26
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WHY DO SO MANY INDONESIAN MEN SMOKE?

Richard Hunt et. al. argue this phenomenon is the direct result of the decision to open the Indonesian cigarette industry to foreign investors in the late 1990s economic liberalization following the Suharto regime. A unique aspect of smoking culture in I
JSTOR
added Dec 30, 2017 19:43
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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, Indonesia] Tobacco tax to cover public healthcare deficit: Ministry

Finance Deputy Minister Mardiasmo has said the government would start setting aside revenues from the tobacco excise duty next year to fund the Healthcare and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan), which has suffered a deficit since the program kicked
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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[Asia-pacific] How Smoking Becomes So Cool in Indonesia

This child grows up watching his father smoking and may unconsciously perceive that smoking is cool because the father does it everyday. There is a high chance that the child, especially if he is a boy, be interested to taste that cigarette. Despite the
Global Indonesian Voices (sg)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: The truth about tobacco

failure to sign on will increasingly convince the world that Indonesia under President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s leadership intends to continue its dependence on tobacco as a leading source of revenue — while cigarette packets cost little over US$1 and giant
Jakarta Post (id)
added Nov 29, 2017 15:28
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