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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia at war against illegal cigarette trade

To anticipate the possibility of an expanded illegal cigarette trade, the office said it would work with the Trade Ministry and the Industry Ministry to register all cigarette machines operating in Indonesia in a bid to prevent the illegal operation of t
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:08
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Anti-tobacco groups slam small cigarette excise hike

The government’s decision to raise cigarette duties will not deter tobacco consumption in the country, public health experts and activists say, as the new price will keep cigarettes affordable for smokers, even with the new excise taxes. The Finance Mini
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:48
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia raises cigarette excise tax by 10.5 pct for 2017

Indonesia will raise its cigarette excise tax by an average of 10.5 percent next year to safeguard the health of the public, the finance minister said on Friday. The planned tax increase will follow a 11.3 percent rise this year, and the government will
Reuters
added Sep 30, 2016 22:16
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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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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] 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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[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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