Ivan from the Bandung-based band Kontrasosial spread the message that ‘people who use drugs should not be put in prison. That is not a solution. It makes much more sense for money to go toward the health of society’.
In Indonesia, the world’s second-largest cigarette market, the government has yet to put in place policies to prevent youths from taking up vaping.
“We are concerned about health, [and] we [also] have to pay attention to farmers and cigarette workers… and guard against a rise in illegal cigarettes.”
PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna, a unit of Philip Morris International Inc., led a decline among Indonesian cigarette makers after the government announced a plan to raise excise tariffs…
Indonesia will raise the minimum price of cigarettes by more than a third from January next year, as part of the government’s efforts to reduce smoking rates.
Indonesia is stepping up efforts to protect people with mental health conditions by affording national agencies new powers to monitor…
Walking through rural Indonesia, it’s not uncommon to see primary school children smoking cigarettes.
With less than 1000 psychiatrists and roughly 500 clinical psychologists for a population of 260 million, more focus is needed to combat poor mental health among Indonesia’s youth