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[Malaysia] Survey finds e-cigarette not easily available, expensive

A ground check by The Borneo Post at an online retailer found that it was in fact illegal to buy and sell such devices. “Perhaps, the reason could be due to the tobacco company facing losses to these devices, or probably due to its expensive cost and mai
Borneo Post (my)
added Oct 7, 2014 17:04

[Malaysia] E-cigarette explodes, killing smoker

a 53-year-old van driver died from an explosion after his electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) device suddenly blew up at Bintulu Tamu (Market) yesterday. The victim, who was only identified only as ‘Lau’ (at press-time), was walking with a friend to a co
Borneo Post (my)
added Oct 6, 2014 18:03

[Malaysia] Is Asia too slow when it comes to fighting the tobacco epidemic?

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect of no-smoking policies in Asia, where both high- and low-income countries are belatedly waking up to a growing tobacco-related health epidemic. Researchers say inadequate public awarene
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:02

Cigarette price breakaway in Malaysia?

Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd's decision to maintain the price of its cigarettes so far hints of a breakaway from the industry's traditional practice of raising prices in unison. Following moves by British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) and JT International B
added Sep 17, 2014 14:30

[Singapore] Malaysian cigarette smuggling rings paying big bribes for 'smooth passage'

Syndicates are prepared to offer bribes as high as RM40,000 ($16,000) per shipping container to Customs officers in exchange for "smooth passage" of contraband cigarettes and liquor into the country, reported Mingguan Malaysia.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:36

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Price rise may smoke out demand’

Cigarette sales are expected to shrink this year after Malaysia’s top two tobacco companies raised their prices for the second time in 12 months, analysts said. The price hike would also bolster demand for cheaper illicit cigarettes, they said, adding th
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:32

[Malaysia] JTI joins BAT in cigarette price hike

the manufacturer of cigarette brands Mevius, Winston, Salem and Camel in Malaysia, has joined British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd (BAT) in raising the prices of its cigarettes by RM1.00 per 20-stick pack from today.
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:31

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] British American Tobacco: Cigarette Price Increase as of 8 September 2014

“The operating environment is very challenging with costs to produce and distribute each stick of cigarette escalating due to mounting inflationary cost pressure. "This is amplified by progressive loss of legal domestic volumes over the years to illeg
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:35

[Malaysia] British American Tobacco cigarette brands to cost more

company said the price of a pack of 20s will go up by RM1 to RM13 for Dunhill, Benson & Hedges and Kent. The price of Lucky Strike and Rothmans brands will also increase to RM13.50 a pack, while the Peter Stuyvesant and Pall Mall cigarette range will incr
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:10

Malaysia commended for tobacco controls

the government excluded tobacco products from the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. International Tobacco Control Project (ITCP) director Dr Mary Assunta Kolandai said by doing so the government had sent a message that tobacco is diff
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:57
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