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[Brunei, New Zealand] National's smokefree commitment tested by Malaysia on TPPA

‘How New Zealand responds will show whether the National government is serious about its Smokefree 2025 goal’, Jane Kelsey said. If claims that the TPPA negotiations are entering their ‘end game’ are true, New Zealand’s negotiators will have to decide q
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 3, 2013 02:20
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[Asia-pacific, Brunei] Vaping is prohibited by law: MoH

Therefore, under Section 14(2) of the Tobacco Order 2005 ‘vaping’ or inhaling and expelling vapour from e-cigarette or vape is included within the definition of smoking and anyone found vaping in specified public places where smoking is prohibited will b
Borneo Bulletin (bn)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:54
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[Brunei, Canada] Trans-Pacific Partnership talks hit roadblock over anti-smoking policies

The Trans-Pacific Partnership debate over tobacco became heated over the weekend, after U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced a new position that would allow legal challenges against a country’s anti-smoking policies. Mr. Froman said the cha
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:30
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[Brunei] Malaysia Applauded for Strong Proposal to Protect Tobacco Control Measures Under Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement

strongly supports the proposal offered today by the government of Malaysia, in negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, that would protect the sovereign rights of participating nations to adopt measures to reduce tobacco use.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 26, 2013 14:07
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[Brunei] Tobacco clause might burn free trade agreement

The timetable for completing the world's largest free trade agreement is slipping as negotiators in Brunei express concern at US proposals to give tobacco companies the power to sue governments and to weaken government control of state-owned enterprises.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 26, 2013 05:53
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[Brunei] Sultanate Steps Up Fight Against Tobacco

Brunei Direct (bn)
added Jun 23, 2011 00:00
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[Asia-pacific, Brunei] MoH rebuts use of vape as cessation aid

THE Ministry of Health (MoH) warned members of the public yesterday not to take up electronic cigarettes or commonly known as ‘vape’ as a smoking cessation aid as it has never been assessed and approved by any international regulatory agencies.
Brunei Times (bn)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:54
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[Brunei, Malaysia] EDITORIAL: The Hazard of Free-Trade Tobacco

American trade officials need to toughen their stance when Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations resume. They should be siding with the public and those concerned about public health, not the makers of products known to be lethal and highly addictive.
New York Times
added Sep 1, 2013 01:25
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[USA] Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): 19th Round of Negotiations Set for Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei—August 23-30, 2013

Dear Stakeholder: The Government of Brunei Darussalam has just announced registered stakeholder activities for the upcoming 19th Round of Negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, in Bandar Seri Begawa
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Aug 13, 2013 13:43
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[Asia-pacific, Brunei] Contraband cigarettes more dangerous

FIVE types of cigarettes seized from the black market in Brunei were found to have higher levels of cancer-causing chemicals, laboratory tests conducted in Singapore last year showed. Hjh Mahanum Dato Hj Abu Zar, a senior translator at the Health Promot
Brunei Times (bn)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:02
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