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[Australia, Malaysia] The Trans-Pacific Partnership issues in-depth

U.S. trade officials proposed to address the issue within the TPP by agreeing that measures taken to protect human, animal or plant life or health would not violate the agreement as long as they not disguised trade barriers. Washington also proposed requi
Politico
added Jul 27, 2015 11:23
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Trans-Pacific trade talks: Toughest issues remain

TPP countries have not yet determined how to address tobacco public health issues in the agreement. Malaysia and anti-smoking groups want to completely exclude tobacco from the deal and keep tariffs on US tobacco products.
Reuters
added Jul 27, 2015 10:55
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] New legislation to cover e-cigarettes and 'shisha'

The Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (FOMCA) deputy president, Yusof Abdul Rahman said he supported the ministry’s proposal to include e-cigarettes under the proposed new Act as such cigarettes were also harmful to health.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:07
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[Malaysia] NGOs welcome move to enact new legislation for smokers, e-cigarettes

Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) deputy president, Yusof Abdul Rahman, said he supported the ministry’s proposal to include e-cigarettes under the proposed new Act as such cigarettes were also harmful to health.
Rakyat Post (my)
added Jul 25, 2015 19:03
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: IDRIS: We should pull out of TPPA talks

» The protection of public health through control over tobacco sales will be compromised as these measures can be challenged by the tobacco companies making use of TPPA provisions. The sale of tobacco products kills many thousands of Malaysians each year
Sun Daily (my)
added Jul 23, 2015 17:12
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[Asia-pacific] It’s happy vaping in Malaysia, so far

e-cigarettes are beginning to take hold in Malaysia but the trend is being arrested in New York and across the Causeway
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jul 20, 2015 11:30
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[Asia, Malaysia] Penang gets ‘smoke signals’

The Health Ministry has advised its Penang department to declare George Town Unesco heritage enclave a cigarette smoke-free zone tomorrow. State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said the state Health Department wou
The Star (my)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:34
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[Asia, Malaysia] BAT raises cigarette prices by 30 sen

After absorbing the cost of Goods and Services Tax (GST) for three months, British American Tobacco (BAT) Malaysia has finally decided to increase cigarette prices. The increase, which will take effect Monday, will see prices of cigarette brands like Dun
The Star (my)
added Jun 28, 2015 10:42
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] IDRIS: Extend ban to all public places

THE Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) fully supports the move by the Health Ministry to ban smoking at eateries...smoking bans can play a part in bringing down smoking rates. It is, in short, high time for the public health scourge, that is cigarett
New Straits Times (my)
added Jun 5, 2015 15:18
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Aye from non-smokers, nay from smoker

Non-smokers are all for the government’s plan to extend the smoking ban to eateries that are not air-conditioned, but a smoker could not see the logic for this proposed policy. Kuching South City Council (MBKS) Mayor, Datuk James Chan, said he was all fo
Borneo Post (my)
added Jun 5, 2015 06:17
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