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[Asia, Asia-pacific] 4.7m smokers in Malaysia, reveals deputy DG of health

The number of smokers among Malaysian men population has shot up to 38% while that of female 1.4% and this trend is becoming a worrying concern. The figures were revealed at the Kuala Lumpur Nicotine Addiction Conference by Deputy Director-General of Hea
Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 23, 2015 11:39
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[Australia, Malaysia] AGENCY OVERSEEING OBAMA TRADE DEALS FILLED WITH FORMER TRADE LOBBYISTS

US Trade Representative...is being led by former lobbyists for corporations that stand to benefit from the deals...Christopher Wilson, the deputy chief of mission to the World Trade Organization, recently worked for C&M International...represented...Briti
The Intercept
added Apr 17, 2015 12:25
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[Malaysia] 9500 Cartons Of Cigarettes Worth More Than RM1 Million Seized In Kelantan

The Kelantan Anti-Smuggling Unit (UPP) seized 9,500 cartons of various brands of cigarettes totaling RM1,109,640 million including taxes in Kota Baharu last Saturday. Its commander, Rusli Karim said the cigarettes seized had been left by the suspects in
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:19
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[Singapore] Malaysians yearn for a Malay version of Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Dr Mahathir - Malaysia's longest-serving prime minister - noted in his blog...the two rarely agreed. Except, perhaps, on their shared disgust for smoking. Dr Mahathir banned smoking at Cabinet meetings and gave his children hell if he caught them smoking.
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:15
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The impact of the Malaysian minimum cigarette price law: findings from the ITC Malaysia Survey

The MPL appears not to have meaningfully changed cigarette prices in Malaysia, as licit brand prices remained well above and illicit brand prices remained well below the minimum price level before and after MPL's implementation. The increasing proportion
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:56
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[Asia, Malaysia] Smuggled cigarettes pose higher risk

research conducted by University Malaya (UM) has found that the tar and nicotine levels in illegal (smuggled) cigarettes exceed the legal limit imposed on legal cigarettes. Besides higher levels of tar and nicotine, contraband kretek may also be contamin
The Star (my)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:28
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[Malaysia] Parents And School Authorities Must Address Smoking Habit Among Students

Labuan Health Department director, Dr Ismail Ali said despite efforts made by the national authorities, information campaigns and advice on the deleterious effects of smoking, the inability to reduce smoking addiction was indeed regrettable and a cause f
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Feb 13, 2015 18:14
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia Airlines passengers to hand-carry e-cigarettes

passengers will now have to hand-carry their electronic cigarettes and not put them in their check-in baggage following a new safety alert. However, this ruling does not alter the no-smoking rule in the passenger cabin.
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 11, 2015 06:18
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[Australia, Ireland, Malaysia] IRA smugglers behind Aussie cigarette racket

The multi-million euro IRA cigarette smuggling ring busted by Spanish police at New Year had linked up with Malaysian-based racketeers supplying illicit tobacco to the Australian market, the Sunday Independent has learned.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 2, 2015 11:24
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[Malaysia, Singapore] BEE: Time to stop public nuisance – Tan Eng Bee

We can learn from that tidy nation on how to maintain cleanliness ...While we have laws on smoking, anti-littering and vandalism, unfortunately and sadly, these laws are not used AT ALL to deter those bent wanting to smoke in "No Smoking" areas or throw
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Jan 23, 2015 11:42
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