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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Fomca calls for strong political will to snuff out smoking in M'sia

The Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) today stressed that only strong political will to ban smoking altogether can bring a halt to the deadly habit among Malaysians.
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 13, 2017 02:05
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Strong political will required to enforce ban on smoking in public places: Fomca

Strong political will is required from politicians to not be swayed by influences from tobacco companies, if we are serious about stopping people from smoking and vaping in public place, said Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) vice pre
Sun Daily (my)
added Aug 13, 2017 02:03
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[Asia-pacific] Economist warns of healthcare crisis in Malaysia’s future

He added that the problem of smoking needed to be tackled as well, not only for primary smokers but also for those who breathe in secondary or “second-hand” smoke. He said the issue needed to be addressed through taxation. “Our tax on cigarettes is still
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 9, 2017 15:15
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Health Dept identifies schools with highest number of student smokers

TEN schools in Perak have been identified by the State Health Department for having the highest rate of student smokers. State Health Department deputy director for public health Dr B. Venugopalan said the students and schools were identified under a de
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:50
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Call to ban smoking at eateries

RESTAURANT and coffeeshop operators are echoing calls by non-smokers to ban smoking at all eateries, regardless of whether they are air-conditioned or not. Coffeeshop owner Lai Sau Yong, 54, said it would be good if the government extended the smoking b
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Against the call to ban smoking

the views of some local coffeeshop operators featured in The Star article “Call to ban smoking at eateries” on July 27 do not represent the stand of the Malaysia-Singapore Coffeeshop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCAPGA). MSCAPGA represents more tha
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:43
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia-Asean countries cooperate towards becoming smoke-free by 2045

Malaysia is expected to achieve the target of becoming a smoke-free nation by 2045 following strategic implementation of anti-smoking initiatives boosted through joint cooperation with other Asean countries. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yah
Malay Mail (my)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:37
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No puffing at all eateries, please

Non-smokers are saying that the present ban on smoking in air-conditioned eateries does little to protect the health of non-smokers as Malaysians generally have their meals at places that are not air-conditioned. Hairdresser Abbey Tan, 30, said most tim
The Star (my)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:19
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[Asia-pacific] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Malaysia posts qtrly net profit 144.1 million rgt

Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 18:51
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging law a threat to local tobacco industry

HLIB Research said Phillip Morris Asia Ltd's failure to get the Plain Packaging Law overturned at the permanent court of arbitration, is a negative to the local tobacco industry. While the research house expects the pie of smokers within the legal tobacc
Sun Daily (my)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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