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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

[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

[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

[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

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Smoking ban will more likely increase coffee shop business — Sabrina Lee

to the coffee shop owners who are protesting against the extended smoking ban. Frankly, I feel you should be ashamed of yourselves for protesting against what is honourable, right and good... I have been inhaling second-hand smoke for 45 years and am look
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:09

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking drive off tearoom worry income [GOOGLE TRANSLATION]

Anti-Smoking Association believes that the amount of non-smoking area is not the focus, how to strengthen law enforcement, the focus of the law banning smokers should be concerned about is the Ministry of Health
Oriental Daily (my)
added May 31, 2015 08:12

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LAU: One nail in the coffin with each cigarette smoked

Health Ministry came up with the proposal to ban smoking at public eateries nationwide.... Of course, we also hope the government and catering industry could adopt a win-win approach. Most importantly, the government must improve enforcement. Action speak
Borneo Post (my)
added May 31, 2015 08:11

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam] Pakistan among top four countries with rising tobacco use

National Alliance for Tobacco Control (NATC) in collaboration with the Aga Khan University (AKU) and the Pakistan Chest Society... “The Asia Pacific region represents the fastest growing tobacco market in the world with Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan and
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added May 27, 2015 10:04

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] FAM to help rather than punish players who smoke

FA of Malaysia (FAM) Sports Science department will have “one-on-one” discussions with national footballers to help curb the unhealthy habit, in lieu of penalising them. “Smoking is an addiction. It’s not fair for us (FAM) to punish them,” said FAM head
Malay Mail (my)
added May 27, 2015 02:27

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No mucking about in Singapore, athletes warned

Chef de mission Datuk Seri Norza Zakaria wants the Malaysian contingent to toe the line at next month’s Singapore SEA Games. Malaysia will be sending a contingent comprising 653 athletes and 206 officials to the Games from June 5-16.
The Star (my)
added May 18, 2015 11:49
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