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[Indonesia] ATHERTON: As Australia Shows, Plain Packaging For Cigarettes Does Not Work

Simon Chapman. Head of Public Health at New South Wales University, he is the person who has been behind smoking and tobacco restrictions in Australasia and Asia. Not known for his charm, he is viewed to be a socialist, if not a Marxist
breitbart.com
added Sep 11, 2016 14:09
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Health costs of smoking may be higher than tobacco profit

But quitting smoking in a country like Indonesia, where 67 percent of men smoke, poses a different kind of challenge altogether....the quitting ratio for men in Indonesia is only 9 percent, while it is 23.2 percent in women.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:48
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] National scene: Schools to put danger of smoking in curriculum

In an effort to make students aware of the dangers of tobacco and deterring them from smoking, Culture and Education Minister Muhadjir Effendi plans to include information on the dangers of smoking in the school curriculum, starting from elementary school
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 29, 2016 15:28
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AUDIO: Asia Minute: Indonesia’s Tobacco Wars

A recent development in Southeast Asia has sparked a national debate in the region’s largest economy. Indonesia is wrestling with questions of public health, education, and smoking. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
Hawaii Public Radio
added Aug 29, 2016 16:48
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Expensive cigarettes, why not? — Survey

around three-quarters of 1,000 respondents — including smokers — surveyed by the University of Indonesia’s (UI) Center for Health Economics and Policy Studies agreed that the price of cigarettes should be doubled, and the taxes raised used to fund the Nat
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 24, 2016 14:12
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Plan to raise price of smokes gets cheers

The plan, which has yet to have a specific schedule, has given new hope to anti-tobacco groups, which have despaired over the government’s protection of the industry. A public health expert from the University of Indonesia (UI), Hasbullah Thabrany, po
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 23, 2016 23:40
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: The endless fight against tobacco

Thabrany’s finding is just one of many voices that politicians and the government need to take into account, or else this nation will pay too high a price for failing to exercise tobacco control. Even if policymakers turn a deaf ear to the warnings, any
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 23, 2016 23:39
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Cigarette price hike may scare smokers: researcher

Plans to increase cigarette prices to Rp 50,000 (US$4) per pack from currently Rp 15,000, will be effective to reduce the number of smokers as it will be shock therapy for them, says a researcher. University of Indonesia's Demographic Institute research
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 23, 2016 22:00
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[Asia-pacific] A Package of Cigarettes to Cost IDR 50,000 in Indonesia?

The Finance Ministry of Indonesia will study whether the price of a package of cigarettes can be raised to IDR 50,000 (approx. USD $3.8), almost twice as high as the current average price of a package of cigarettes in Indonesia. The price hike would help
Indonesia Investments (nl)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:25
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Government warned of cigarette price increase

The governments reported plan to significantly hike cigarette prices has sparked pros and cons reactions from various circles such as cigarette industries, lawmakers and other quarters. Chairman of the Indonesian White Cigarette Producers Association (Ga
Antara News (id)
added Aug 23, 2016 13:13
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