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[Malaysia] M’sian Government Shockingly Loses RM5 Billion Every Year Due to Contraband Cigarettes

the government especially the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (Customs) has been urged to beef up the crackdown on illegal cigarettes. To give more teeth to the law, Director General of Customs Datuk Seri T Subromaniam recommended a heavy penalty to b
WORLD OF BUZZ (my)
added Dec 13, 2018 12:32
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Is "Alternative Cigarette" the Solution?

“The ‘quit or die’ approach in Indonesia does not work for some smokers. Therefore, it is time to consider the 'quit or try’ approach, which is to try alternative nicotine products.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Dec 6, 2018 00:09
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Vapes being marketed as weight loss products

online stores promoting ECV with fruit, green tea, and plant extracts, purportedly containing vitamin and weight control properties..“supposedly beneficial” extracts were too little to be of use. “What’s the percentage of green tea extract in the liquid?
The Star (my)
added Dec 4, 2018 12:36
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CAP scoffs at ‘excuses’ of trade groups for protesting smoking ban

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) today lauded the government’s move to ban cigarette smoking in eateries and told-off restaurant groups which are against the ban. CAP president SM Mohamed Idris scoffed at the excuse given by the Malaysian Musl
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Nov 23, 2018 01:56
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking ban at all eateries stays

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government's directive to ban smoking at all eateries would stay despite the protests from restaurant operators and eatery owners who voiced dissatisfaction with the rules which would take effect
Daily Express (my)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smokers, take note: No lighting up in restaurants come Jan 1 next year

Come January 1 next year, there will be a smoking ban in all restaurants throughout the country, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng confirmed today. Lim made the announcement while tabling the Budget 2019.
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:04
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking ban at all eateries stays, says Dzulkefly

The government will not compromise with the smoking ban in all restaurants, food outlets and hawker stalls as it involves public interest, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government’s directive to ban smoking at all eateries
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:56
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tackle cheap illicit cigarettes, not ban smoking at eateries, govt told

Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCSPGA) president, Datuk Ho Su Mong, said the actual cause of the rise in smoking in Malaysia was due to the sale of illegal cigarettes, which he said currently comprises up to 60 per cent
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Response to 'Tackle cheap illicit cigarettes, not ban smoking at eateries, govt told' — Wan Kim Sui & Feisul Idzwan Mustapha

the primary objective of the smoking ban is to protect people especially non-smokers from second-hand smoke. The argument put forth by the associations on more effective strategies to reduce the number of smokers in the country is less relevant and missin
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:53
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] When reducing harm is an option

what has happened is a burgeoning number of producers who have come up with alternatives such as vaping, heated tobacco products and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) like gum and patches. Studies and research, however, are still ongoing in this deba
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:38
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