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Tobacco control a solution to the dilemma?

  • Alita Damar

Jakarta | Mon, May 30 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM The recent news on a possible halt to the ongoing discussions over the draft presidential decree on tobacco control has certainly raised serious concerns among the health community in this country.

With statistics showing a 26 percent growth in tobacco consumption over the last 15 years, placing Indonesia among the world’s three largest tobacco consumers, pressure is mounting on the gove...