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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CAP: Ban smoking once and for all

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) has demanded that the government ban smoking at eateries completely in accordance with its original intention.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 15, 2018 22:50
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[Singapore] Malaysia to ban smoking in all restaurants, hawker centres and roadside eateries in 2019

Singapore is not the only Southeast Asian country changing its smoking policies. Neighbor Malaysia’s Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye announced a new smoking ban inside all restaurants and in open hawker centres and roadside stalls, which will take ef
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Oct 14, 2018 15:35
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Ministry: Eateries nationwide to be smoke-free from next year

Smoking in all restaurants, coffee shops and hawker centres nationwide will be banned starting next year, even in open-air eateries... “No doubt smokers will say they have the right to smoke, but non-smokers also have the right to enjoy their food without
The Star (my)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:45
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Malaysia to ban smoking at all restaurants, hawker stalls from Jan 1, deputy health minister says

Malaysia will enforce a smoking ban on restaurants, coffee shops and hawker stalls nationwide from Jan 1, Sin Chew Daily cited Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye as saying on Thursday (Oct 11). The ban will cover all air-conditioned and non-air-conditi
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 11, 2018 13:28
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[Malaysia] Socioeconomic Differences In Smoking And Cessation Across a Period Of Rapid Economic Growth in an Upper-Middle-Income Country

This study found a trend of an increasingly higher smoking prevalence among the poor and higher cessation rates among the rich. With the exception of younger women in Peninsular Malaysia, the socioeconomic gradient in current smoking is concentrated amon
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 30, 2018 20:19
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Non-smokers will live longer with smoking ban on alfresco eateries

our support for the announcement by Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye of the ministry’s move to gazette alfresco restaurants as no-smoking...THIS LETTER IS SIGNED BY 30 MALAYSIAN MEDICAL ORGANISATIONS
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:46
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Group hails smoking ban at open-air eateries

A smoking ban at open-air eateries in the country will help reduce the adverse impact of secondhand smoke and will help improve the wellbeing of Malay­sians, says a group of local medical-related organisations. “There is no greater modifiable risk factor
The Star (my)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand] Asian Vapers unite to share voice with authorities

“vapers” from the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, joined together to launch a united voice...launched #VapersBeHeard to provide Asian vapers with an opportunity to be heard by global, regional and national policy-makers as well as the gene
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Customers or secondhand smoke, groups have their say

Restaurant owners want a few tables allocated for customers to smoke while anti-smoking groups want even more aggressive measures in reaction to a Health Ministry’s intention to gazette all open-air restaurants as no-smoking areas from December. Smoking
The Star (my)
added Sep 9, 2018 17:47
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[Malaysia] New Law : No Smoking At Outdoor Restaurants , Mamak & Kopitiam

Smokers will not be able to light up even when dining al fresco at restaurants nationwide in just three more months. The Health Ministry has announced that all open air restaurants will be gazetted as non-smoking areas from December, Malay daily Utusan
The Coverage (my)
added Sep 7, 2018 01:41
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