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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Government loses RM2.5b tax revenue due to illicit cigarette trade, assemblyman sa

The illegal cigarette trade is causing the government to lose about RM2.5 billion in tax revenue last year, National Kenaf and Tobacco Board chairman Datuk Mohd Adhan Kechik said....based on information received from tobacco industry players.
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:56
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] ‘Komunitas Kretek’ rejects tobacco control ratification

“Komunitas Kretek” or the Clove Cigarette Community has rejected any call for ratifying the (WHO FCTC), saying that Indonesia would lose its own cultural heritage if the government ratifies it. “Indonesia has its tobacco product called kretek, which has
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 7, 2016 12:59
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] Tobacco-control group: smoking lounges cannot fully prevent harm

Joy Choi, claimed yesterday that she does not believe smoking lounges inside local casinos can prevent second-hand smoke, according to local broadcaster TDM Radio. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a press briefing, the association director said t
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:49
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[Asia-pacific] FEATURE: Who is Winning Indonesia's Tobacco War?

“That is why the tobacco industry will try very hard to keep Indonesia under their control.” As Latif says, Indonesia is “already a battleground” between health campaigners and companies. “They are very concerned about the Indonesian market and they will
News Lens (hk)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:14
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Boost for tobacco brands as poll confirms consumers back fears over counterfeit impact of plain packaging

A nationwide survey carried out ...on behalf of the Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCSPGA), has found that 81% of Malaysians believe that plain packaging would make it easier for counterfeiters to produce fake tobacco p
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jun 16, 2016 19:32
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[Asia-pacific] Hatch: Obama willing to dance on TPP

Hatch... said a provision that prevents tobacco companies from using investor-state dispute settlement has cost TPP at least 13-16 votes in the House and eight or more in the Senate. Because of those two issues and some other important ones, TPP doesn't
Politico
added Jun 16, 2016 19:09
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ‘No Smoking, No Crime’: Welcome to the Philippine Leader’s Town

Smoking is banned throughout the city, except in a few designated areas. A party town? Maybe not, but many people who live here in Davao City, where President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has been the mayor for most of the past two decades, say that’s not the
New York Times
added Jun 16, 2016 14:24
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Okay to drink at 18, but not okay to smoke?

This was one of the questions raised at a closed door panel discussion by the Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore (ACLS) yesterday...Vice-President of ACLS, said the ACLS is not pro-tobacco. Its intent was to “throw open the discussion” on HPB’s
The Middle Ground (sg)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:46
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] LCQ20: Regulation of e-cigarettes

Following is a question by the Dr Hon Priscilla Leung...will the Government inform this Council: Has the Food and Health Bureau (FHB) submitted a paper to the Panel on Health Services of this Council in as early as May last year indicating that the Gover
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jun 15, 2016 17:26
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Govt to limit public smoking areas

Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung said extending non-smoking areas was among the measures, including tobacco import cuts and excise rate increases, the government would take to curb the health impacts of cigarette smoking. “So in public spaces, smoking are
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 7, 2016 13:01
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