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[Asia-pacific] Matthew Myers: Indonesia Not Protected from the Dangers of Smoking

There are actually various key points mandated by the FCTC that have not been implemented by the Indonesian government. Firstly, there are no national laws in Indonesia that ban the act of consuming cigarettes/tobacco in indoor spaces. This implies that m
Indonesia Investments (nl)
added Aug 2, 2016 14:51
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[China, Indonesia] Govt urged to restrict tobacco imports

government should restrict tobacco imports soon to save local tobacco growers by issuing a regulation which favors them, Director of Wahid Foundation Yenny Wahid said... "Tobacco growers sovereignty is on the line due to onslaught of tobacco imports part
Antara News (id)
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] An unseen threat to ‘kretek’, symbol of culture and history

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has stated that the government will take into account the fate and livelihood of tobacco farmers and workers before deciding on signing the (FCTC). He is mindful of the national interest and export priorities, as well as th
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 31, 2016 04:23
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] RI needs to learn from Uruguay’s int’l tobacco lawsuit

Uruguay’s victory also showed that a country protecting the health of its citizens takes priority over a tobacco company’s trading rights...Yet, Indonesia in teaming up with Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Ukraine, is mimicking the behavior of
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 26, 2016 13:15
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Young campaigners collect antitobacco letters for Jokowi

Indonesian Young Reformers says it has collected 10,000 letters calling for people to quit smoking from children in areas across the country. The handwritten letters will be handed over to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo during the peak of the National Ch
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:46
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] 'Suara Hati Anak' Anti-Smoking Campagin Aims to Increase Public Awareness of Tobacco-Caused Diseases

(Voices of Children), to increase public awareness of the impacts of smoking. In a statement to the Jakarta Globe recently, Vital Strategies said the campaign involves placing advertisement in national media from May 27 until June 10 this year, uploading
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jul 15, 2016 15:38
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia on track to become world’s largest tobacco market

The global tobacco industry has, with the acquiescence of the country’s government, used a mix of advertising, marketing and cigarettes flavoured with cloves and chocolate to turn Indonesia into a nation of smoking addicts – and one of the most valuable t
Southeastern Globe (kh)
added Jul 13, 2016 14:28
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[Indonesia] EXCLUSIVE: Chain smoking, guzzling beer, lesbian threesomes and bringing up baby: Inside 'Body in a Suitcase' killer Heather Mack's life in Bali prison

Mack and Nadya are best friends in prison and seem to spend a lot of their time drinking the local Indonesian beer Bintang and smoking Marlboros, sources say.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 12, 2016 23:13
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Pictorial warnings not included in tobacco bill

Activists have raised suspicion of what they called “foul play” in the deliberation of the controversial tobacco bill in the House of Representatives, as the bill contradicts existing regulations that stipulate that cigarette packs must carry pictorial w
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 28, 2016 11:28
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Farmers reject FCTC ratification

Tobacco farmers in Sumber Pinang village, Pakusari district, Jember, East Java, have expressed their opposition to the government’s plan to ratify the (FCTC), saying they lacked options if forced to transition to other crops.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 7, 2016 12:58
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