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[Asia-pacific] FEATURE: Who is Winning Indonesia's Tobacco War?

“That is why the tobacco industry will try very hard to keep Indonesia under their control.” As Latif says, Indonesia is “already a battleground” between health campaigners and companies. “They are very concerned about the Indonesian market and they will
News Lens (hk)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:14
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Govt to limit public smoking areas

Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung said extending non-smoking areas was among the measures, including tobacco import cuts and excise rate increases, the government would take to curb the health impacts of cigarette smoking. “So in public spaces, smoking are
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 7, 2016 13:01
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] FCTC ratification must consider national interests: Jokowi

In a limited meeting to discuss the FCTC ratification at the State Palace on Tuesday, Jokowi acknowledged Indonesia was the only country in Asia that had not yet ratified the agreement. According to the WHO, 180 countries representing about 90 percent of
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 7, 2016 13:00
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Govt to cut tobacco imports, increase cigarette excise

“The President [Joko “Jokowi” Widodo] has said that the government aimed to decrease tobacco imports and increase its cigarette excise [as recommended by the FCTC], but the Finance Ministry will first calculate all costs that will result from the policie
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 7, 2016 12:57
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco firms ignore legal restrictions

Smoke Free Agents, a non-profit antitobacco group, has become infuriated by the number of music concerts packed with young people in Greater Jakarta that are not smoke-free despite the legal ban on tobacco promotion at such events. Between February and
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 15, 2016 14:56
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[Indonesia] East Java rejects foreign intervention in tobacco industry

Growing pressure from foreign NGOs demanding Indonesia immediately ratify the ( FCTC ) has been met with strong resistance from East Java Governor Soekarwo. Soekarwo asked foreign NGOs not to intervene in matters related to tobacco farming and produc
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 6, 2016 12:29
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Activists demand bigger, scarier warnings on cigarette packs

The cigarette box replica had been installed by a group of around 200 young people who think cigarette companies have not been frank enough about the dangers of cigarette smoke to consumers in pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs. The young campa
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 6, 2016 13:38
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[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: Indonesia tobacco: 600 smoking-related deaths every day

Health campaigns have so far had little effect in Indonesia, where nearly 600 die of smoking-related diseases every day - and the cigarette companies are trying to entice even more to light up. Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports.
Al Jazeera
added Jun 6, 2016 12:37
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Indonesia on track to having world’s highest smoking rates

With few commitments to curb cigarette consumption, Indonesia is poised to have the largest population of smokers in the world in the next decade. Currently, the country ranks fourth on the list of countries with the most smokers, behind China, Russia a
Foreign Affairs New Zealand (nz)
added Jun 6, 2016 12:33
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[China, Indonesia] VIDEO: Ash to cash: Big Tobacco's big profits

We examine why, despite health warnings, the tobacco industry remains a multibillion-dollar global industry... The tobacco industry has annual revenues of nearly $500bn. The number of cigarettes manufactured and sold has risen to six trillion every year w
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jun 7, 2016 15:48
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