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CHAN: Who should Malaysia blame for its booming illicit cigarette trade?

The government had oversimplified the problem by assuming price hikes would decrease the cigarette consumption in lower income families. However, with cheaper alternatives available, the citizens turned to illegal cigarettes with price tags of RM3 – RM8..
ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:54
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[UK] Policy calls, a hire from No. 10, free vapes: 'alt tobacco' lobby lights up Tory conference

Companies providing alternatives to conventional cigarettes have been trying to put the regulations on the vaping and e-cigarette industry on radar at the Conservative Party Conference this week.
PR Week (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:20
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No kiddie pack. Every life counts — National Council of Women’s Organisations

NCWO lauds the Malaysian Government for instituting numerous achievements in tobacco control and in ratifying the [FCTC]...In 2010 the Government also took a strong stand in banning the sale of small cigarette packs also known as “kiddie packs”. This is
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[UK] Smoking cessation service is cut back to save £46,000

A VITAL facility which has helped tens of thousands of people to kick the habit is being downsized. The Stop Smoking Service run by Bolton NHS Foundation Trust will no longer provide support for the general public. The Bolton Council cuts are already c
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament: Bill tabled to raise minimum smoking age from 18 to 21

If passed, the bill to amend the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act will also make it illegal for people to own imitation tobacco products such as e-cigarettes. Currently, it is against the law to import, distribute, sell or offer to sell
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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When New York Banned Smoking to Save Women’s Souls

A cop ran toward Katie Mulcahey, making sure he got her attention. “Madam, you mustn’t,” he shouted. “What would Alderman Sullivan say?” Then he arrested her.... she had just become the victim of New York’s newest law, a short-lived ordinance that banned
The History Channel (A&E Television Networks)
added Jan 23, 2018 14:58
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[New York] Manhattan assemblywoman seeks ban on sale of flavored e-cigarette liquids to curb teen vaping

“That kind of product is meant to appeal to kids,” said Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan), who introduced a bill in late September to ban the sale and distribution of e-cigarette liquids in New York. “I don’t know many adults who would like to
New York Daily News
added Oct 3, 2017 13:54
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH urged to classify e-cigarettes as ‘less harmful’ option for smokers

The House Joint Committee on Health and Trade and Industry has adopted House Resolution (HR) 973 urging the Department of Health (DOH) to adopt harm-reduction measures, particularly the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or vapes), as an alternat
Business Mirror (ph)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] New Bill to raise minimum smoking age to 21

Singapore has taken its first legal step towards raising the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21, with the introduction of a new Bill in Parliament yesterday. The Bill to amend the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act will also make it illegal
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 3, 2017 02:31
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[Massachusetts] IVES: Protecting Children from Secondhand Smoke ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

I recently testified before the Joint Committee on Public Health to encourage the favorable report of H1170 “An Act to Protect Little Lungs,” filed by Representative Paul Heroux. This bill would ban smoking in a car if a child is small enough to be in a
Valley Patriot (North Andover, MA)
added Oct 2, 2017 14:03
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