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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Health Ministry Refuse to Join Deliberations on Tobacco Bill

The Health Ministry said it refuses to continue deliberations on tobacco draft bill. “We consistently reject it,” the Health Ministry’s Director for Non-communicable Disease Prevention and Control Lily Sriwahyuni Sulistyowati said on Monday, January 23, 2
Tempo (id)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:39
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Harmful effects of gorilla tobacco

the tobacco's substances are absorbed by the lungs followed by other parts of the body, including the brain, after being smoked. Its users will feel like they are being crushed in a gorilla’s embrace when using the tobacco, hence the name. The synthetic c
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 4, 2017 17:55
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SUNDAWA: Rise in tobacco excise won’t curb smoking ($$)

However, with about a 5 percent increase in annual inflation, and an annual increase in wages, the 10 percent hike in tobacco excise is not high enough. The cigarette price in Indonesia ranges between Rp 13,000 (about...
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:16
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[Asia-pacific] Hand-Rolled Clove Cigarette Industry of Indonesia in Trouble

Production of hand-rolled clove cigarettes (kretek) fell 30 percent...Considering more and more indoor spaces prohibit the consumption of tobacco-related products in Indonesia, people tend to purchase machine-rolled kretek because it takes less time to fi
Indonesia Investments (nl)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:38
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Cigarette value-added tax raised to 9.1 percent

The government has pushed up the value-added tax (PPN) on cigarettes to 9.1 percent this year ...The Association of Indonesian Light Cigarette Producers (Gaprindo) has protested the new measure as the rise breaches the government’s agreement with industry
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 9, 2017 20:49
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Hiking tobacco excise alone won’t reduce smoking: Finance Ministry

The Finance Ministry doubts that the increase in tobacco excise can reduce the prevalence of smoking...said besides gradually increasing excise tax, educating people about the negative impact of smoking and preventing youths from purchasing tobacco produ
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 21, 2016 22:45
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Gov`t Mulls to Increase Cigarette VAT to 9.1 Percent

Finance Ministry's head of fiscal policy agency Suahasil Nazara said that the government is planning to set a new value added tax (VAT) for cigarette companies and distributors. According to Suahasil, the law stipulates that the value added tax is set at
Tempo (id)
added Jan 6, 2017 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Court puts end to tobacco expansion plan

The Supreme Court has annulled a government road map designed to boost national tobacco production, ruling that the plan is incompatible with child protection and public health, among other concerns. A 2015 Industry Ministry regulation on the tobacco ro
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 14, 2016 16:44
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Supreme Court Grants Lawsuit on Cigarette Production

ordered the Industrial Minister to repeal the Regulation because it is considered to be in contradiction with five higher laws and regulations....Tobacco Control stated that the increase will indirectly increase public consumption of cigarettes. Nina said
Tempo (id)
added Dec 13, 2016 19:15
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco firms told to go all-out in campaign against underage smoking

“If tobacco companies truly want to keep cigarettes out of our children’s hands, they needs to stop advertising near schools and targeting Indonesian children with advertisements that promote tobacco use,” Lentera Anak Foundation chair Lisda Sundari said
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:07
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