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Leading Indonesian cigarette paper manufacturer BMJ recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a spectacular “Silver 2 Gold” event in Karawang. more

Mar 9, 2017 12:00 AM Manufacturing News

A new synthetic tobacco laced with cannabis chemicals called “Ganesha” was discovered in Indonesia. more

Mar 9, 2017 12:00 AM News

Tobacco farmers in the mountainous Merapi-Merbabu areas are having a difficult year due to the wet dry season threatening to reduce the quality of their tobacco leaves, which may lead to severe price drops. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf News

West Nusa Tenggara continues to monitor the purchasing process of Virginia tobacco leaves produced by local farmers despite a signed agreement that aims to protect them and their partner cigarette companies. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf News

High-Quality Leaf from Indonesia The Merchants’ P.O.V.

Photo courtesy of Alliance One International

The Indonesian archipelago looks back at a long history of cultivating tobacco crops. But what are merchants doing to maintain and improve high-quality output to help Indonesian tobacco stay competitive in the world market? more

Sep 6, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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Source: FAOSTAT

Due to environmental effects brought on by Mount Raung’s eruption, Indonesia’s total tobacco growing area in 2015 was reduced. more

Sep 6, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Wahid Foundation director Yenny Wahid urges the government and the house of representatives to pass a tobacco bill into law to save local growers as tobacco is the asset of the Indonesian nation. more

Sep 2, 2016 12:00 AM News

As a global enterprise that simultaneously maintains deep community roots, Djarum Foundation is keenly aware of the need to protect and preserve its surroundings, for the continuity of life and benefit of future generations. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

Growing pressure from foreign NGOs demanding Indonesia immediately ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control has been met with strong resistance from East Java Governor Soekarwo. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf News

Indonesian Trade Minister Thomas Lembong has said that plain packaging for the cigarette industry as implemented by Australia is completely inappropriate. more

May 8, 2016 12:00 AM News

University of Indonesia public health expert Hasbullah Thabrany threw down the gauntlet to the government recently, demanding that it amend existing tobacco excise provisions in a bid to downscale the prevalence of smoking in the country. more

May 7, 2016 12:00 AM News

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Moken

The largest cigar market growth in the last 10 years (in terms of value) has been in Asia, with China being the fastest growing country for consumption. more

May 4, 2016 12:00 AM Features

With China being the country where the e-cigarette was invented, the rest of Asia has a somewhat confused relationship with electronic smoking devices as far as legislation is concerned. TOBACCO ASIA takes a closer look at e-smoking regulations. more

May 2, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Atik Sugiati is promoted at Star Tobacco to the position of finance & administration manager Indonesian region reporting to Henri Kusuma, general manager Indonesian region. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

E-cigarettes continue to grow in popularity with users around the world. While the popularity of e-cigarettes in Asia has not reached levels as high as in the US or in Europe, there has been a definite upswing. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

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Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Leaf News

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Andrea Zanchi

Kretek dominates the tobacco industry in Indonesia, accounting for about 90% of the market, despite ongoing challenges both at home and abroad. more

Sep 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

InterTabac, held annually in Dortmund, Germany, is the world’s leading exhibition for tobacco wholesalers, distributors, and retailers. more

Jul 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features


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Baby. Bathwater.
Throw out much?

One would think the invention of reduced risk products would be welcomed by the
anti-tobacconists. Isn’t the very core of their existence the goal of reducing exposure to smoke and
smoking related diseases? But they are unsettled and unable to fully enjoy the success
of their regulatory labor and continue their march against e-cigarettes.

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