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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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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Yogyakarta retailer awarded for quitting selling cigarettes

On Friday, the National Commission for Tobacco Control ( Komnas PT ) bestowed the accolade upon Noor, who refuses to sell cigarettes in the seven outlets of her supermarket chain Pamella in Yogyakarta. Noor said, however, that she would still be selling
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 4, 2016 12:19
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[Africa, Indonesia, UK] Tobacco looks to gain in developing world despite cancer

There are over a billion smokers in the world, according to the WHO, with four big international tobacco companies that between them made $20bn profit after taxes in 2015. The industry has long since accepted that its products are indeed harmful, but it
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 4, 2016 01:14
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Combating tobacco: The youth taking control

Young people today are not staying silent and doing nothing. In fact, the Global Youth Tobacco Survey of school-aged young people, revealed that three out of four students agreed that tobacco smoke was dangerous and that smoking should be prohibited in pu
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 7, 2016 12:56
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia on track to 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 an
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:21
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Tobacco & Cigarette Industry Indonesia

After China, Indonesia is the second-largest cigarette market in Asia. Given that the Indonesian population numbers over 255 million and around two-thirds of Indonesian men consume tobacco-related products, it implies that there exists a huge market. Th
Indonesia Investments (nl)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:25
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] MOHAMAD: Govt neglects child smokers, labor in tobacco industry

So even if the recent study of Human Rights Watch shows a large number of unprotected child workers in tobacco farming and the ever growing number of child smokers, the government shows no interest. So who will help them?
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 31, 2016 13:28
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] RAMADIANTO: Protecting our future from secondhand smoke

The government should put in place laws designed to protect everyone, including children, from SHS exposure and enforce them consistently. Arguably, the law tends to take its time catching up with scientific evidence, and even more so when the evidence c
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 31, 2016 13:27
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Plain cigarette packaging to put smokers off, ministry hopes

The Health Ministry is pushing for plain packaging on all cigarettes sold in Indonesia to reduce the alarmingly high smoking rate, especially among adolescents, which claims 200,000 lives per year. The idea behind plain packaging is that a uniform, ugly
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 28, 2016 15:55
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