Indonesia Keeps Tobacco on Top

The sheer power of Indonesia’s tobacco industry has revealed itself once again through prohibitive new restrictions on e-cigarettes. Trade minister Enggartiasto Lukita suggested Indonesians can skirt the new rules if they “become regular smokers.”
 
Indonesia, known for executing non-violent drug offenders, is the sole Asia-Pacific country not to sign the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Tobacco-linked illnesses kill 200,000 each year in Indonesia, where over 5 million children smoke.
 
The Washington Post

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