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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Vapers see regulation of e-cigarettes as good news

The Cabinet's decision to entrust three ministries to regulate the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping is the answer vape aficionados nationwide were looking forward to. Vape Operators Association of Penang President Muhammad Hafidz Adnan, however, sa
Daily Express (my)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:49
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] KATIGBAK: A less smoke-filled beginning in 2017

I am happy that President Duterte has taken up the cudgels against smoking in public places. This tough no-smoking order is the toughest anti-tobacco laws in the country and implementation is going to be difficult overall, but I think it’s an important l
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jan 4, 2017 06:05
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Construction Site Fencing Promotes Anti-Smoking Efforts

Hoengseong County, Gangwon Province, has been using hundreds of meters of temporary fencing built around construction sites to promote anti-smoking campaigns. The posters attached to the fencing range from slogans like “quitting smoking, the beginning o
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:41
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Why unitary cigarette tax is strongly opposed

all cigarettes – regardless of price per pack – would pay a uniform P30 excise tax... Perhaps the most potent argument for proceeding with the scheduled shift to a unitary tax is the mighty opposition of Mighty Corp., the largest manufacturer of low-price
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:21
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] La Trinidad to penalize smokers

“We have distributed fliers towards the year end and we will really penalize them. No more verbal warnings since we had the information and dissemination campaign in almost all public places especially in stores and bars,” Macli-ing said. Mayor Romeo Sal
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:40
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Subra: Up to states to ban sale of e-cigs and vapes

While the Health Ministry is responsible for regula­ting electronic cigarettes and vapes that contain nicotine, it is up to the individual states to ban the sale and use of such products...said at present, there were states, like Johor, that have already
The Star (my)
added Jan 2, 2017 16:52
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[Asia-pacific] Laws to control e-cigarettes in the pipeline in Malaysia

Two new laws will be in place to regulate electronic cigarettes and vapes in Malaysia. One will replace the Control of Tobacco Product Regulations 2004 while the other will be drafted to regulate electronic cigarettes and vapes that do not contain nicot
South China Morning Post
added Dec 30, 2016 17:21
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Hong Kong government urged to rethink anti-smoking policies

Advocates of e-cigarettes – or ‘vaping’ – have been recommending the use of e-cigarettes as a much less harmful alternative to smoking tobacco cigarettes. Recent developments across the globe are also moving in favour of regulating e-cigarettes, with the
Harbour Times (hk)
added Dec 30, 2016 05:49
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Three ministries to regulate use of e-cigarette, vape

The Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK) is one of three ministries which have been tasked by the government to regulate the use of electronic cigarette and vape. The Cabinet meeting yesterday also gave tasks to two other min
Malay Mail (my)
added Dec 30, 2016 05:48
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] SPAD to probe bus driver for using cellphone, smoking while on duty

The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has begun investigating an express bus driver who was caught on camera using a mobile phone and smoking while driving. SPAD said in a statement yesterday its enforcement officers had recorded statements from the
Rakyat Post (my)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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