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[Asia-pacific] '10,000 Malaysians die from tobacco smoking each year'

said Dr Amer Siddiq Amer Nordin, a coordinator of the Nicotine Addiction Research & Collaborating Centre (NARCC),the nicotine addiction research group of the University Malaya Centre of Addiction Sciences (UMCAS). Describing it as alarming, he said the fi
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 7, 2013 14:49
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[Philippines] Asia-Pacific NGO pushes exclusion of tobacco from TPP

In a statement, the Asia Pacific Association on Control of Tobacco for Health (APACT) said including tobacco in the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) would undo international efforts to restrict cigarette companies' advertising and to require gra
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 21, 2013 14:51
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Sales of illegal cigarettes may be funding crime syndicates

High sales of illicit cigarettes may be funding crime syndicates in Malaysia and possibly neighbouring countries, claims the Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM). Statistics presented for the latest Illicit Cigarette Study at a press c
Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 4, 2013 15:05
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, BAT to hike prices of heat-not-burn e-cigarettes

Multinational tobacco companies selling heat-not-burn (HNB) e-cigarettes are set to raise prices as the National Assembly moves closer to hiking taxes on this new type of cigarette. When materialized, this would adversely affect millions of smokers who
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:36
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] ISDS: The devil in the trade deal

ISDS, a provision in trade agreements that allows foreign investors to sue host governments, has become a ticking time bomb...This other court was an international ISDS tribunal, and Philip Morris was suing the Australian government for what it said was
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 26, 2015 07:29
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] Malaysian fined S$15800 fine in Brunei for possession of untaxed cigarettes

A malaysian man was fined $15,800 (S$15,800) yesterday after he pleaded guilty to possession of untaxed cigarettes.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:13
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Japan Tobacco to buy JT International

JT International Bhd, which makes Camel and Salem cigarettes, has received a takeover offer of RM808.4 million from its controlling shareholder Japan Tobacco International Holding BV
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Apr 1, 2014 16:27
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RM2b in taxes lost to illicit cigarettes Exclusive

THE government lost almost RM2 billion in tax revenue because of the sale of illicit tobacco last year. The "Asia 11: Illicit Tobacco Indicator 2012" report placed Malaysia second among 11 Asian countries that suffered tax losses from the illicit cigare
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:47
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Thailand to appeal after Philip Morris wins tobacco case

The Thai government plans to appeal a court victory by tobacco giant Philip Morris to keep larger health warnings off cigarette packets for sale in Thailand. The Central Administrative Court ruled last Friday to temporarily suspend a new health ministry
Reuters
added Aug 28, 2013 14:07
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] ASPILLERA: Where not to smoke...

“The Philippines has now become the top tobacco-consuming country in Southeast Asia. We are among the top 20 smoking nations around the world,” said Atty. Diana Trivino, Project Manager of public health NGO HealthJustice. “240 Filipinos die every day bec
Malaya (ph)
added Jul 9, 2013 16:35
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