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Your Cigarette Habit Could Be Poisoning Indonesia's Child Laborers

“Children aren’t strong enough. I don’t want them to experience this.” Yet all over Indonesia, they are. Children as young as 8 are working in Indonesia’s tobacco farms where they are exposed to potentially brain-damaging and illness-causing effects from
Bloomberg News
added May 26, 2016 22:41
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[Indonesia] Philip Morris International welcomes Human Rights Watch report

“We are encouraged to be recognized for the transparency of our efforts to address hazardous farm working conditions for children on tobacco farms in Indonesia. Our Agricultural Labor Practices (ALP) program is showing tangible progress to eliminate chi
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 25, 2016 23:21
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Smoking's hidden victims: The Indonesian children as young as eight who suffer headaches and nausea from nicotine poisoning from harvesting tobacco for cigarettes with their bare hands

Children are being put to work on tobacco plantations in Indonesia that supply some of the world's biggest cigarette companies, putting their health at serious risk, Human Rights Watch warned Wednesday. Despite Indonesian law prohibiting child labour in
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 25, 2016 23:05
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian Children Face Hazards on Tobacco Farms, Report Says

Thousands of children working in Indonesia’s tobacco industry, one of the world’s largest, are being subjected to nicotine poisoning and exposed to pesticides, according to a report released Wednesday that called for establishing traceable supply chains t
New York Times
added May 25, 2016 15:06
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia: Child Tobacco Workers Suffer as Firms Profit

Thousands of children in Indonesia, some just 8 years old, are working in hazardous conditions on tobacco farms, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Indonesian and multinational tobacco companies buy tobacco grown in Indonesia, but none do
Human Rights Watch
added May 25, 2016 13:43
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[Asia-pacific] Children risk health farming tobacco in Indonesia: HRW

Children are being put to work on tobacco plantations in Indonesia that supply some of the world's biggest cigarette companies, putting their health at serious risk, Human Rights Watch warned Wednesday. Despite Indonesian law prohibiting child lab
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 25, 2016 13:18
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[Asia-pacific] Childhood goes up in smoke for Indonesian tobacco farm workers

The group interviewed 227 people, among them 132 children aged between 8 and 17, who said they worked on tobacco farms in four Indonesian provinces. But the report risks generalizing the whole of Indonesia and some children do work in non-hazardous cond
Reuters
added May 25, 2016 04:15
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Lhokseumawe Bans Women from Smoking in Public Spaces

He said that Lhokseumawe City has seen young women smoking in coffee shops or cafes of late...“I call on coffee shop owners to ban women from smoking in public spaces. Because it is conflicted with the culture of an Acehnese woman. If allowed, it could s
Tempo (id)
added May 13, 2016 19:02
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia tobacco plantations using child labour

Some of the world's best known tobacco companies have been accused of turning a blind eye to the exploitation of child labour in Indonesian plantations that serve as their suppliers. The tobacco industry employs about six million Indonesians. The figure
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added May 12, 2016 12:26
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] 'Sin tax' on palm oil and plain packaging on tobacco — Iman Pambagyo

if the plain packaging policy on tobacco is found to be justified under the WTO agreements, nothing will prevent the same from being applied to any other product believed to be harmful to human health or the environment.
Malay Mail (my)
added May 8, 2016 17:44
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