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[Asia-pacific] Smoke alarm: Indonesians take tiny steps against Big Tobacco

A few groups are now pushing back against Big Tobacco in the country of 250 million people where nearly two-thirds of men smoke and a cigarette pack can cost less than $2. In eastern Jakarta, a row of at least a dozen houses at the Penas Tanggul neigh
Reuters
added May 13, 2017 00:04
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[Asia-pacific] The Factor Hindering Moves of Indonesian Gov‘t to Restrict Tobacco Use

This massive scale gives the industry significant influence in the country's political and economic affairs, a factor that could be hindering government moves to restrict tobacco use. Indonesia still allows tobacco companies to advertise on TV and sponso
Netral English--People’s Reflection (id)
added May 9, 2017 14:24
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Island focus: Farmers refrain from planting tobacco

The 326 tobacco farmers in Klaten and Boyolali, Central Java, have decided not to plant any crops in 2017’s second planting season in April and May because of concerns that bad weather would cost them millions of rupiah.
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 9, 2017 13:49
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam] BAT’s harmful business, damaging poorest countries in the ASEAN.

“Successful tobacco business means more diseases and death. Tobacco is not only damaging to health, but also causes social, economic and environmental harms to the world. All of this are preventable,” said Bungon Ritthiphakdee, Executive Director of SEAT
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Apr 28, 2017 21:14
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Indonesian cigarette firm HM Sampoerna Q1 net profit up 5.5 pct

Reuters
added Apr 26, 2017 21:27
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[Indonesia] Chain-smoking TWO-year-old, now aged nine, kicks his 40-a-day habit and becomes the star pupil at his primary school

Aldi, nine, has managed to stay off cigarettes and lose weight and is in Year 4 at his local elementary school
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:44
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SAWITRI: Don't thank them for smoking

If the government decides to give the tobacco bill a shot, it should definitely include these control measures to end tobacco promotion, especially exposure to young people. What would be even better is if it precedes the deliberation with Indonesia’s ra
Jakarta Post (id)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:02
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[Asia-pacific] Exclusive: Indonesia eyes decree on tobacco after bill runs into opposition

Indonesia's government has proposed issuing a decree to govern the domestic tobacco industry, a move that could sharply raise cigarette output in the world's fourth-most populous nation, after a bill outlining the changes was opposed by the health minist
Reuters
added Mar 31, 2017 02:09
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[Asia-pacific] UN Special Rapporteur to visit Indonesia for first time

Indonesia’s average life expectancy is 71 years, significantly lower than its neighbours, Malaysia (77), Australia (84) and Singapore (85). Smoking takes a major toll on the nation’s health, with rates of children’s smoking said to be “out of control.”
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 25, 2017 17:09
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia gives tobacco bill a shot

caught antitobacco activists by surprise, the Joko “Jokowi” Widodo administration decided to give the bill a lease on life...there were a number of stipulations in the bill that would harm public health, but at the same time, the government wanted to impr
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:44
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