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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] In Jambi, people smoking in public places may face hefty fines

The Jambi administration is working on programs to publicize a newly passed bylaw that prohibits smoking in public places. Taking effect on Sept.1, the bylaw imposes a Rp 100,000 (US$7.50) fine on anyone found guilty of smoking in public places. Jambi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 4, 2017 22:21
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[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Indonesians top smokers in world

Male smoking rate is high in Asian countries, with Indonesian men ranked the world’s top smokers as 76% of them smoke. Infographics:
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:41
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Indonesia's child smokers 'threaten nation's future'

The head of Butuh Hamlet, Lilik Setiawan, said there is a custom in the village where males above 15 are allowed to smoke. "Many children aged 7-15 also smoke, but under parental supervision," he said. Children in the area mostly started smoking when t
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:46
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines] Chinese cigarette smugglers keep Southeast Asia lit

China is the world’s biggest supplier of tobacco products and source of most contraband shipments that reach many of Southeast Asia's estimated 122 million smokers
Asia Times
added Aug 24, 2017 04:29
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Japan Tobacco to buy Indonesian 'kretek' cigarette firms for $677 million

it has agreed to buy an Indonesian maker of "kretek" tobacco and clove cigarettes, together with its distributor, for $677 million, giving it a bigger footprint in the world's second-largest tobacco market. The announcement comes as Japan Tobacco has be
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2017 12:46
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[Asia-pacific] Cigarette Manufacturers Indonesia Experience Tough Times

Indonesian tobacco manufacturers continue to face big challenges this year amid fierce competition for market share and rising taxes (as well as other government measures that have been implemented with the aim to curb cigarette consumption, for example
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Aug 4, 2017 18:23
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Veiled marketing: Anti-smoking groups slam Indonesia's Big Tobacco

Anti-smoking groups in Indonesia have slammed Big Tobacco for promoting sales by giving retailers cash rewards, shopping vouchers and even money to renovate, urging authorities to enforce advertising curbs to safeguard public health. The country with one
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2017 14:33
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Philippines] PAREDES: Kicking a bad habit

When I was in Bali few years ago, I saw how my artist-friends there seemed to be killing themselves...It will still probably take some time for these countries to make advances in the campaign to make people stop smoking that the Philippines is achieving
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Jul 29, 2017 18:40
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian cigarette maker HM Sampoerna H1 profit down nearly 2 pct

Indonesian cigarette maker PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna Tbk said in a stock exchange filing::First-half net profit 6.05 trillion rupiah ($454.3 million) versus 6.15 trillion rupiah a year ago.
Reuters
added Jul 28, 2017 20:21
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