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[Indonesia] Asians seek less harmful alternatives to smoking

Vapers and vaping advocates from different Asian countries have gathered for the first time in Jakarta... “Vaping or choosing a better product [than cigarette] is a human right. But we still have to fight for it,” Dimas Jeremia, chairman of MOVI or Indo
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 13, 2017 05:43
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Baby's death sparks call for Indonesia to crack down on big tobacco

A young Indonesian couple who believe cigarettes killed their baby son want the country's Government to shut down the nation's powerful tobacco industry. One-month-old Muhammad Hafizh died of pneumonia after breathing in second-hand cigarette smoke at a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 4, 2017 23:58
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Farmers urge govt to control tobacco import

The Indonesian Tobacco Farmers Association (APTI) has called on the government to control the importation of tobacco to protect local farmers who have been heavily affected by the influx of imported tobacco. APTI chairman Agus Parmuji and the associatio
Jakarta Post (id)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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[Indonesia] BRIEF-Japan Tobacco acquires PT. Karyadibya Mahardhika and PT. Surya Mustika Nusantara

* Says it fully acquired Indonesia-based Kretek tobacco firm PT. Karyadibya Mahardhika and PT. Surya Mustika Nusantara on Oct. 31
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2017 18:04
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] 50 Percent of Smokers in Yogyakarta are Under 19 Years Old

Renaldo, one of the warriors at the (FCTC) Yogyakarta, said the number of underage smokers in Yogyakarta have increased significantly from 7.14% in 2010 to approximately 11% in 2013. "It is very worrying. Smokers under the age of 19 years make up 50 perc
Netral English--People’s Reflection (id)
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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[Indonesia] Cigarette Companies Target Children With Low Prices: Activistsi

The cigarette industry in Indonesia appears to be increasingly targeting children by highlighting cheap cigarette prices in its advertising, child rights and anti-tobacco activists said in a survey released on Wednesday (25/10). More than 80 percent of c
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:27
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: Curbing growth in cigarette sales

But even the pricing mechanism has its limitations, because the government has to consider several factors in determining the tax level. Too steep a rise in the tax could adversely hurt the industry, which directly and indirectly employs an estimated 3.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 23, 2017 14:05
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Curbing growth in cigarette sales

The Cabinet’s decision on Thursday to increase next year’s excise on cigarettes by an average 10 percent is a badly needed annual fiscal measure to curb the growth of tobacco sales in Indonesia, the only country in Asia that has not yet ratified the Unit
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 22, 2017 22:27
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Indonesia to raise tobacco excise by 10.04 pct on average in 2018

Indonesia will raise excise rates on tobacco products next year by an average of 10.04 percent, a slightly smaller increase compared with this year, coordinating minister of economics Darmin Nasution said on Thursday. This year, the government has taxed
Reuters
added Oct 19, 2017 10:40
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] RAKSANAGARA: Regulate alternative tobacco products ($$)

Health problems caused by cigarette smoking remains a major unresolved issue in Indonesia. However, new technological advances are offering unprecedented opportunities. Research conducted in 2017 placed Indonesia as the country with the fifth highest num
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:15
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