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[Australia] Indonesia's 'smoking baby' kicked his habit but the battle against tobacco rages on

Diana also tells us of her struggle to get Aldi to quit in the middle of a fishing village where smoking is ubiquitous and villagers would give him money to buy cigarettes because he was "cute and funny".... But now health experts are alarmed that a contr
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 17, 2017 14:53
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Government prepares regulation for tobacco import control

The ministrys Director General for International Trade Oke Nurwan said here on Wednesday that the government has prepared the regulation following the decline in farmers selling price in the domestic market. "(Importers) must use domestic tobacco. If th
Antara News (id)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:56
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Surakarta bans smoking at City Hall, strives to become child-friendly city

The Surakarta City Hall, Central Java, has been declared a cigarette smoke free area as of June 1. In addition to citing health reasons, the Surakarta administration said the smoke-free zone was also implemented as part of its plan to make Surakarta a ch
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:11
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia tobacco bill would open tap for ads aimed at kids, health official says

A proposed Indonesian tobacco law will roll back regulations to discourage smoking in a country that already has one of the highest smoking rates in the world and open the floodgates to advertising aimed at teenagers, a health ministry official said. If
Reuters
added Jun 2, 2017 17:00
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Cigarette problems cloud SDGs targets

However, During the 4th Indonesian Conference on Tobacco or Health 2017 that kicked off on Monday in Jakarta, government officials and academics raised concerns about cigarette smoking, which they feared could hamper the government’s efforts to achieve t
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 30, 2017 23:49
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian tobacco watchdog urges govt to sign FCTC to protect people

the National Commission on Tobacco Control (Komnas PT), a coalition of organizations that has been staunchly campaigning on tobacco issues in Indonesia, has asked the government to draft a comprehensive regulation on tobacco control to protect society. K
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 30, 2017 23:48
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] National scene: Padang wins award on tobacco control ($$)

The administration of the West Sumatra provincial capital of Padang has won the 2017 Tobacco Control Award by private anti-tobacco group the National Commission on Tobacco Control (Komnas PT) for its plan to totally ban cigarette advertising.
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 25, 2017 21:59
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[China, Indonesia] LEE/ECKHARDT: Looming threat of Asian tobacco companies to global health [FREE FULL TEXT]

This new phase of tobacco industry globalisation, above all, underscores the need for collective action through the [FCTC]. Any efforts to strengthen supply-side measures—ownership, quotas, licensing, and other regulation of production— requires all gover
The Lancet (uk)
added May 27, 2017 02:48
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian health minister warns country’s smoking epidemic threatens National Health Insurance Program

The obvious answer to the economic argument for tobacco is that, in the long run, the devastating health consequences of nicotine addiction and the accompanying healthcare costs will far outweigh the short-term economic benefits the industry provides the
Coconuts Media (hk)
added May 20, 2017 15:53
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco consumption epidemic reaches alarming level

While opening the 4th Indonesian Conference on Tobacco or Health (ICTOH) in Jakarta on Monday, the health minister remarked that the cost for the treatment of heart and arterial diseases has reached Rp6.59 trillion, but according to the Healthcare and So
Antara News (id)
added May 16, 2017 14:57
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