Farmer's Voice

News - 18/06/2015

Smoking: the French neutral package could destroy an entire sector of the Indonesian economy

It's a bit the butterfly effect. How a French political decision entails serious economic consequences to the other side of the world, Indonesia, and pushed hundreds of farmers to manifest what Tuesday, June 9 at the Embassy of France in Jakarta.

News - 18/06/2015

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Hundreds of Indonesian tobacco producers demonstrated on Tuesday in Jakarta to protest against the introduction of neutral cigarette packaging in France next year, citing "discrimination" against this "economically and symbolically significant" product for Indonesia.

News - 18/06/2015

Plain packaging of cigarettes: the French measure angered Indonesian manufacturers threatening to implement an anti-wine measures

INTERNATIONAL - The health measure Marisol Touraine is not liked anymore ... especially by the Indonesians.

News - 18/06/2015

Plain packaging of cigarettes generates a surprising event in Indonesia

Tuesday morning, the hundreds of Indonesian tobacco farmers demonstrated in front of the French embassy. This gathering would actually have been organized covertly by Big Tobacco.

News - 18/06/2015

Indonesia. Demonstration against plain packaging of cigarettes in France

Hundreds of Indonesian tobacco farmers protested on Tuesday in Jakarta against the introduction of plain packaging of cigarettes in France.

News - 21/05/2015

Potential Australian MYO Launch Indicative of Fractured Approach to Illicit Trade

Initial estimates from Euromonitor's forthcoming TB15 research data suggest that - excluding China - the illicit share of total cigarette consumption worldwide grew moderately in 2014 to 10.5% (up from 10% in 2013).

News - 21/05/2015

Lifting the Lid

Despite its perceived amateurishness and actual divisions of interest, the antitobacco movement may have proved to be a better strategist than the tobacco industry.

News - 21/05/2015

"I won't let tobacco growing to end in this country": Ministry of Agriculture

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Aurelio Iragorri Valencia, guaranteed that, as long as he remains in charge of the Ministry, he won't let tobacco growing to end in Colombia.