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House may drop tobacco bill

  • Nurul Fitri Ramadhani

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, May 19, 2017 | 09:00 am
House may drop tobacco bill Handmade: Several workers complete the manufacturing process of hand-rolled cigarettes (SKT) in Kudus, Central Java, recently. (Antara/Yusuf Nugroho)

PREMIUM Following criticism, the government and the House of Representatives are mulling to cancel the deliberation of the controversial tobacco bill, but only on the condition that the government issues a ministerial regulation adopting the provisions in the bill. Downgrading the bill to a ministerial regulation may be seen as a compromise, however, critics have found the option fruitless as it may no...