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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] DENIS: TPPA and investor-state disputes, learn from Libyan ‘shocker’

a law proposed by the executive branch, made into law by parliament, then ruled upon by Australia's highest courts, was challenged in a private arbitration centre by this tobacco company. After this suit, at least 13 other countries (see graphic below) h
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:20
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Associations against cigarette licensing proposal

Six major national associations on Wednesday said that they do not agree with the proposed licensing requirement to sell cigarettes from the middle of this year...Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors General Association (MSCSPGA) said the bodies, re
Daily Express (my)
added Jan 22, 2016 23:47
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Six national bodies are not for cigarette licensing proposal

Six major national associations today said that they did not agree with the proposed licensing requirement to sell cigarettes from the middle of this year. In a statement today, Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors General Association (MSCSPGA) sai
Rakyat Post (my)
added Jan 20, 2016 21:07
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] A hot, hazy mess

As traders look to the courts for redress amidst the hazy controversy, there’s an urgent need for a new law. Existing regulations involve too many ministries and don’t adequately address the complexities of this innovation. There’s a lot of confusion be
The Star (my)
added Jan 19, 2016 06:49
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Vape seller fined RM2,000 for possessing liquid nicotine

An e-cigarette seller was fined RM2,000 by the Kota Baru Magistrate's Court today on charges of selling and unlawful possession of liquid nicotine. Magistrate Mohamad Nasrudin Mohamed imposed a fine on Muhd Azahar Safie, 28, after he pleaded guilty to p
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Jan 15, 2016 01:54
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Cigarette tax cannot cover cost of treating smoking-related diseases, says health ministry

Datuk Dr Abdul Razak Muttalif from the Institute of Respiratory Medicine says more than RM3.83 billion of public funds was used to treat patients suffering from cigarette-smoking-related diseases in 2010.
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:10
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia struggles with decision on vaping boom

Malaysia faces two additional problems. One is that amid pressure from Muslim leaders and some health activists, bans on e-cigarettes have already been announced in several of the country's 13 states...second problem is that the rapid growth of vaping has
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jan 14, 2016 12:49
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Vape licences will not be issued in Perlis, says MB

Licences to sell vape products will not be issued to dealers of e-cigarettes in Perlis, says Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azlan Man. He said the state government had received written advice from the Health Ministry not to allow the sale of e-cigarettes in P
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Jan 12, 2016 16:36
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Ban on vape sale an apt move

the decision made by many state governments not to allow the sale of vape products has been seen as a very apt and relevant move. This is because the health risks and effects of vaping using the e-cigarettes, especially among the young people, know no rel
Rakyat Post (my)
added Jan 11, 2016 16:59
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Youths back proposed anti‑smoking regulations

The recently proposed anti-smoking regulations have been largely welcomed by young Singaporeans, with many believing the changes, if implemented, will deter them from picking up the habit. The health authorities are looking at raising the legal smoking a
The Star (my)
added Jan 11, 2016 03:23
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