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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Youth Movement Supports Gov’t Plan to Raise Cigarettes Tax

(FCTC) Youth Movement supports govenrment plan to raise cigarettes tax in 2018. Spokesperson of the FCTC Youth Movement Margianta SJD said that in terms of state revenue, this plan could have a good impact as the prices of cigarettes increase.
Netral English--People’s Reflection (id)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:06
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Advice from #BigTobacco to Indonesian smokers. >70% of men smoke there

Twitter
added Sep 11, 2017 03:12
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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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[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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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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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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