Table 3

Summary of arguments to the regulation

Arguments in supportf%Arguments opposedf%
Enhance the implementation9832.6Reduce government income3626.7
Scale up the regulation4414.6Disadvantage TI2518.5
Protect young people299.6Concern on Tobacco farmer/TI workers welfare1611.9
Protect people’s health237.6Vested/foreign interest107.4
Reduce smoking demand165.3By-law violate national law96.7
Prevent new smoker93.0Music and sport productivity96.7
Financial/social impact72.3Kretek is a heritage and cigarette is legal85.9
Education186.0Disadvantage other business64.4
Comment on TI strategy4916.3Others1611.9
Others82.7
Total301100Total135100
  • f, frequency; TI, tobacco industry;.