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[Malaysia] LETTER: Vaping addiction a crisis in the making – Gerald Yung

From my understanding, under the Poisons Act 1952, Nicotine – in this instance liquid nicotine – is a controlled item, i.e. that it is prohibited from being sold freely without a licence.
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:41
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MYDIN: Triumph for public health in Trans-Pacific Partnership

The concessions against the tobacco industry should be welcomed by the rakyat and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), such as the Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control. However the devil, as always, will be in the details.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 10, 2015 11:14
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Carving out tobacco out of TPP lauded by health groups

The move by Malaysia during the negotiations had not received opposition from the other 11 countries. “Despite this victory for tobacco control, governments must remain vigilant when they draft stronger tobacco control measures as they still have to conte
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 9, 2015 17:32

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Is TPP anti-tobacco?

This has caused some concern in Malaysia, from cigarette firms to tobacco farmers which the country is still trying to protect – as tobacco companies will have a hard time once TPP is enforced. While the TPP full text has yet to be revealed, health group
Rakyat Post (my)
added Oct 9, 2015 12:44

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] KL praised for action to limit influence of tobacco firms

Non-profit organisation Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca), said during the trade negotiations, the Government had tabled a proposal to carve out or exclude tobacco measures entirely from being subject to the free trade pact.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Oct 8, 2015 00:14

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT and peers facing fast-shrinking legitimate total industry volume

While regulations are a threat to the domestic tobacco industry, a more pressing problem for the sector would be the rapidly shrinking legitimate total industry volume pie. We are leaving our financial year 2015 (FY15) to FY17 earnings estimates unchang
The Edge (my)
added Oct 8, 2015 00:00

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Giant leap for tobacco control in TPP but countries must remain vigilant

Big Tobacco still has many tactics in its arsenal...“A full carve-out for tobacco control measures should be the standard. We hope Malaysia will continue in its leadership and champion efforts towards a full carve-out of tobacco control measures in future
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Oct 6, 2015 17:21

[Asia, Malaysia] To regulate or kill?

Differing views: Dr Farsalinos (above) feels that e-cigs are not tobacco products and should not be as strictly regulated, while Subbarow finds the trend worrying because it could lead to smoking and drugs. Instead, he recommends that liquids comply with
The Star (my)
added Oct 6, 2015 14:23

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ASSUNTA: E-cigarettes should be banned — Mary Assunta

Vapers, who are not experts on e-cigarettes, have run away with extolling its merits.The risks of vaping and e-cigarettes have been downplayed and even ignored...The decision for the Ministry of Health is clear--e-cigarettes must be banned.
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 6, 2015 14:03

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia, Uruguay] KANG: Setting the record straight on TPP’s Investor-State Dispute Settlement – Shaun Kang

even if, Phillip Morris succeeds in those two cases, the decision will not bind future arbitral tribunals. Accordingly, the resounding quotation of the Phillip Morris cases should not send shivers down the spine and be a basis to shy away from ISDS provis
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Oct 4, 2015 20:40
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