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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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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Kedah Exco: Give jobs only to non-smokers

Dr Leong Yong Kong, who is in charge of the health portfolio, said this condition could be a prelude to efforts to stop the smoking habit and inculcate a healthy lifestyle among the workforce. “If this proposal is approved, people will have the notion th
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jul 25, 2016 20:18
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Malaysia, Poland] Confusion still reigns over e-cigs

th Malaysia expected to table it’s vape laws soon, Sunday Star headed to Warsaw, Poland, for the recent Global Forum on Nicotine 2016, to see what’s happening globally....We spoke to industry reps and NGOs at the Global Forum on Nicotine 2016 held in War
The Star (my)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:18
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] All about the nicotine

IF Malaysia regulates e-cigs as a pharmaceutical product, the industry here could face challenges similar to our neighbour Down Under. In Australia, states are extending tobacco control laws to include e-cigs, Sydney-based tobacco treatment specialist D
The Star (my)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:16
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Labuan Health Dept To Fully Enforce Smoking Ban On Ferries

is drawing up strategic and effective plans on health and educational campaign, calling for smoke-free roll-on roll-off (Ro-Ro Ferry) ferries. The estimated three-month long programme will aggressively be carried out at public places and for stakeholders
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 1, 2016 20:56
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tobacco firms take a hit

LOCAL tobacco players have been hit hard by the 36% excise duty hike last November, with many lamenting that the move taken by Government was not done in a “fair” manner. And should they be imposed with another round of tax hike later this year, more pa
The Star (my)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:45
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Government loses RM2.5b tax revenue due to illicit cigarette trade, assemblyman sa

The illegal cigarette trade is causing the government to lose about RM2.5 billion in tax revenue last year, National Kenaf and Tobacco Board chairman Datuk Mohd Adhan Kechik said....based on information received from tobacco industry players.
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:56
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Boost for tobacco brands as poll confirms consumers back fears over counterfeit impact of plain packaging

A nationwide survey carried out ...on behalf of the Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCSPGA), has found that 81% of Malaysians believe that plain packaging would make it easier for counterfeiters to produce fake tobacco p
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jun 16, 2016 19:32
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT sells factories for RM149 million

said that it has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with LGB Properties Sdn Bhd (LGB) through its wholly owned subsidiary, Tobacco Importers and Manufacturers Sdn Bhd (TIM), to dispose two pieces of land in Petaling Jaya as well
Borneo Post (my)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:12
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