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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tobacco makers push for return of small packs

In a rare interview with the managing directors of both BAT Malaysia and JT International Bhd (JTI Malaysia), they said that over the last couple of months the two companies and Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd — which together control 95% of the legal tobacco
The Edge (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:43
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Council: No reason to bring back 'kiddie' cig packs

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) has dismissed claims that smaller “kiddie” cigarette packs would help curb the sales of illicit cigarettes. In a statement on Wednesday, the MCTC said that the reasons given in reports for the proposal of brin
The Star (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:39
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: An offence to give tobacco to those under 18

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) takes a serious view of errant retailers who sell tobacco to youngsters, as well as individuals who give tobacco to them. The HSA will not hesitate to take strict deterrent action against them.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 29, 2017 09:01
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Back on feet after lung cancer scare

Mr Cheong decided to quit smoking and try immunotherapy. He recalled: "The nurse showed me the liquid drained from my chest cavity. "It had a layer of oil and smelled of cigarette smoke, even though I had not smoked after being admitted to hospital. That
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 29, 2017 09:01
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health-certification program tied to bank loans may get stiffer requirements on passive smoking

A panel advising the government might propose stiffening requirements for preventing secondhand smoke exposure for companies that want to be certified as health-conscious businesses, it has been learned.
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 28, 2017 02:15
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Allow smaller packs for smokers to curb illegal cigs’

“We see smaller packs as a pragmatic measure that will move adult smokers away from buying illegal cigarettes,” it said. Consumers who want to buy legal cigarettes but do not have enough cash to do so tend to opt for illegal packs, which retail between
The Star (my)
added Aug 27, 2017 08:22
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHAN: It pays to not profit from someone else's misery

Profiting from someone else's misery is also unconscionable. As such, stocks that I used to track like BAT, Tenaga and Genting Singapore are no longer on my investment radar. The same goes for any company I know of that is helmed by a game hunter.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:18
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[Asia-pacific] Opt for smaller cigarette packs to counter illegal cigarettes ― The Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietor’s General Association

we are faced with people who want to buy legal cigarettes but they do not have enough money to buy them. So they ask for illegal packs selling at RM3 to RM5. If there are smaller packs, it will be less expensive than the current packs of 20 sticks. Not on
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 27, 2017 08:20
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTERS: DOES BEING IN A PRIVATE SPACE MEAN ONE CAN DO ANYTHING ONE WISHES TO? HOW CAN WE BALANCE HAVING FREEDOM AT HOME WITH BEING CONSIDERATE TO NEIGHBOURS?

If you aren't allowed to blast loud music out of your house at 2am, why are you allowed to smoke on your balcony, where the cigarette smoke goes all over your neighbourhood?
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:01
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Retail body says small packs can curb illicit cigarette trade

“We see smaller packs as a pragmatic measure that will move adult smokers away from buying illegal cigarettes,” said the Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association chairman, Ho Su Mong... “If there are smaller packs, they will be less
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 26, 2017 17:14
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