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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Despite clampdown, more flock to vape stores after cigarette price hike

Vape stores are still doing roaring trade here, according to some owners who said business has improved despite recent raids on some outlets, especially after the sudden hike in cigarette prices earlier in the month. Vape store chain “Chain Vapors” co-fo
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 29, 2015 15:47

[Asia-pacific, North Carolina] Five groups that could determine the fate of TPP

Congressional passage of a sweeping Asia-Pacific trade agreement hinges on several key endorsements... It’s highly likely that some House lawmakers from North Carolina and other tobacco states who backed fast-track will oppose TPP over these concerns.
The Hill
added Nov 28, 2015 16:07

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] UM Specialist Rubbishes Claims That Vaping Helps Kick Smoking Habit

University Malaya Centre for Addiction Sciences' addiction medicine specialist Associate Professor Dr Amer Siddiq Amer Nordin said the electrical devices had never been endorsed as a stop smoking aid. "The claims made by vapers are anecdotal. It has neve
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:03

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia] Scouring rubbish bins and garbage dumpsites to uncover illicit cigarette industry

What initially started as “litter bin sampling”, led investigators to uncover the extent and depth of the problem of illicit cigarette trade. “Intelligence gathering helps in identifying the chain link and our role is to assist the authorities in any way
Rakyat Post (my)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:53

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Penang mulls ban on vaping at non-smoking zones

“The state has a Smoke Free Penang initiative at gazetted areas and we have proposed that vaping will also not be allowed in these non-smoking zones,” he said when interrupting a speech by backbencher, RSN Rayer (Seri Delima – DAP). Dr Afif said they ar
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 17, 2015 17:37

[Asia-pacific] TPP Debate Ramps Up Following Public Release of Trade Deal Text

Measures involving tobacco leaf outside a tobacco product manufacturer’s possession or not part of the final tobacco product do not, however, qualify for this exception. A footnote clarifies that this article does “not prejudice” a party’s rights under
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Nov 12, 2015 21:01

[Asia-pacific] Tobacco taxes to rise 11 percent in Indonesia

The Indonesian government has announced an average increase in tobacco excise taxes of 11.19 percent, which will take effect on Jan. 1, 2016. “The highest tax increase of 12.96 to 16.47 percent will be applicable to machine-rolled cigarettes, and the lo
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 12, 2015 14:44

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco taxes to rise 11% on average

The government has announced an increase in tobacco excise taxes, by an average of 11.19 percent, starting on Jan. 1, 2016, after taking into account both the condition of the cigarette industry and public health. “The highest tax increase of 12.96 to 1
Jakarta Post (id)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:52

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] E-cigarette liquid with nicotine falls under Drugs Act 1952: Health ministry

The E-cigarette liquid containing nicotine is required to be registered under the Control of Drugs and Cosmetics Regulation 1954, and Sale of Drugs Act 1952, said the Health Ministry. Its director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said on his Facebook
New Straits Times (my)
added Nov 9, 2015 21:56

[Asia-pacific] Tobacco-state politicians urged to focus on potential impact of TPP trade agreement

In a recent podcast, Benson discusses the industry's history of using international trade agreements and corporate responsibility campaigns to subvert anti-tobacco health initiatives and continue marketing tobacco in developing countries where demand is
added Nov 5, 2015 17:37
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