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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Thirteen traders caught for selling cigarettes to minors

Thirteen traders were caught selling cigarettes to minors during raids conducted simultaneously in four states last week...Dr Lokman said the ministry had submitted the investigation papers to the respective state prosecutors, and hoped that possible lega
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 19, 2016 18:48
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Govt must stop putting tobacco revenue over public health

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC). In an interview with FMT, MCTC president, Dr Molly Cheah said Malaysia had signed the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which was an evidence-based framework formulated through solid research. “Mala
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:01
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Vaping data on the way

Two national studies on their use among adults and adolescents are listed on the Health Ministry’s (MoH) Institute for Public Health portal’s list of 2016 projects. The findings of the “Tobacco and E-cigarette Survey among Malaysian Adolescents” and “Pr
The Star (my)
added Aug 7, 2016 22:57
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Using e-cigs to quit smoking?

“More than two-thirds stopped smoking all together. Among the 27% that didn’t quit, the average consumption of cigarettes dropped from 19 to four a day,” Greek cardio­logist Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos said at a recent interview in Kuala Lumpur.
The Star (my)
added Aug 7, 2016 22:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Customs Dept: Locally-manufactured cigarettes to carry mandatory duty stamp from Oct 1

All local cigarette manufacturers are required to stick on the cigarette duty stamp on every packets of their cigarettes beginning this October 1. The Royal Malaysian Customs said the transition period for the use of the cigarette duty stamp was carried
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 5, 2016 20:01
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] They can only puff in designated yellow circles in heritage enclave

George Town is believed to be the only no-smoking district in Malaysia with these little corners of refuge for smokers. The corners are not roofed so the smoke will dissipate quickly. And you will have to carry your own portable ashtray. “No one will th
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] What medical ‘experts’ hide: Nicotine does NOT cause cancer

Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos – a world-renowned cardiologist based in Greece, who is in Kuala Lumpur to present the results of a survey conducted among Malaysian vape device users. (see story below) “Nicotine does not cause cancer,” he explained. “All medic
Rakyat Post (my)
added Jul 29, 2016 18:31
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[Malaysia] BAT Share Price Falls 11% After Dismal 2Q Results

Investors dumped British American Tobacco (M) Bhd’s (BAT) stocks yesterday after its second-quarter (2Q) earnings slumped by more than half as volume dropped and smokers found comfort in cheaper illicit cigarettes.
The Malaysian Reserve (my)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:27
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[Asia-pacific] Strict laws for Malaysia

E-CIGARETTES should be strictly regulated as a pharmaceutical product... Dismissing the concerns of pro-vaping groups that legislating e-cigs as a pharmaceutical product will push up costs and make them inaccessible to smokers who want to quit, Dr Abdul
The Star (my)
added Jul 27, 2016 13:07
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] The Rakyat Post Proposal: No job offers for smokers

A Kedah state executive councillor today proposed that only candidates who do not smoke be considered for employment in the public or private sectors. Datuk Dr Leong Yong Kong, who is in charge of the health portfolio, said this condition could be a prel
Rakyat Post (my)
added Jul 25, 2016 20:24
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