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[Asia-pacific] WURTH: Indonesia's Child Tobacco Workers in Peril

Indonesian President Joko (“Jokowi”) Widodo will decide whether to encourage parliament to move forward with a draft tobacco bill aimed at increasing domestic tobacco production. The bill would gut many important existing health regulations, like the requ
Human Rights Watch
added Mar 16, 2017 13:15
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia tobacco bill would fire up output despite health fears

"Health should not be used as an excuse to destroy people's livelihood,"... Under the draft law, manufacturers of tobacco products have to use locally sourced tobacco for at least 80 percent of their production, while imports of ready-to-use cigarettes m
Reuters
added Mar 15, 2017 15:25
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[Indonesia] The week's 20 best photos, from the Associated Press, Getty Images and the Tampa Bay Times

Satrio smokes at a kiosk after elementary school on March 3, 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Satrio has smoked up to one pack a day and began when he was six years old. Smoking among Indonesian children has reportedly been on the rise despite recent bans o
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Mar 12, 2017 00:16
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[Asia-pacific] BRIEF-Indonesian cigarette firm Sampoerna 2016 profit up 23 pct

Reuters
added Mar 7, 2017 14:17
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Government must discuss draft law on tobacco: Ministry

"The draft law is now still in the deliberation process among ministries and government institutions. The bill has pros and cons, but the government should continue to conduct deliberations on it," Willem Petru Riwu, the director for beverage industry, t
Antara News (id)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:15
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Students rally against tobacco ads around schools

High school students from 30 schools in Bekasi, South Tangerang and Bogor, held a rally on Jl. Merdeka Barat, Central Jakarta, on Saturday to protest against tobacco advertisements around their schools. The rally was part of the #TolakJadiTarget (#resi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 25, 2017 17:55
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Indonesian students fight back against tobacco industry with #TolakJadiTarget (Refuse To Be a Target) campaign

child advocacy NGO Lentera Anak. According to Lentera, the way that cigarette manufacturers are marketing to children is by specifically buying advertising around schools. They recently did a study of 90 schools around Indonesia and found that cigarette a
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Feb 25, 2017 17:49
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[Indonesia] DISNEYLAND FOR SMOKERS In Marlboro’s last frontier, a smokers’ rights group is defending the “human right” to light up

Aditia Purnomo...At 25, he is the chain-smoking head of the Indonesian smokers’ rights group Komunitas Kretek, and he has one message for “anti-smoking fundamentalists” from the West: butt out...His organization, which doubles as a trade promotion group f
Quartz
added Feb 19, 2017 02:21
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[Indonesia] Thailand Slaps Philip Morris With More Tax Evasion Charges

The country claims the company under-declared the value of cigarettes imported from Indonesia and is seeking about $562 million in fines
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 15, 2017 16:20
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Activists empower Yogyakarta residents to show their true colors and reject tobacco industry exploitation

Global public health experts Vital Strategies today congratulated health advocates, artists and the people of Kali Code village, Yogyakarta, on the unveiling of "Show Your True Colors," a community project to paint anti-tobacco graphic murals (designed by
Antara News (id)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:34
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