Indonesia set to expand tobacco production despite health costs

Over the past 25 years, there's been no significant reduction in the number of smokers in Indonesia - nearly 75 percent of men still light up. In fact, the government is planning to produce more tobacco.

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    Over the past 25 years, there's been no significant reduction in the number of smokers in Indonesia - nearly 75 percent of men still light up.

    In fact, the government is planning to produce more tobacco.

    Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.


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