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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Indonesians Smoke 302 Billion Pieces Of Cigarettes In 2013

placing Indonesia on the top of Southeast Asian smokers' list, according to a research. The results of the research carried out by the Demographic Institute of the University of Indonesia's Economic Faculty indicated that cigarette consumption in Indones
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Mar 5, 2014 17:25
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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, Canada, Philippines] LITERATUS: Flavored tobacco creates a regulatory hole

Since traditional tobacco products are now mandated to be packed with health risk warnings (ours in the Philippines have the gruesome look of darkened lungs transformed by smoking)—which they cannot fight off—Canadian tobacco manufacturers instead joined
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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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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