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[Asia, Malaysia] Tobacco, health and trade rules

Now for the good news. Many governments are fighting back against the Big Tobacco onslaught, with Malaysia taking a lead role on two important fronts: the Tobacco Control Convention and the TPPA.
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:55
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[Malaysia] E-cigarette explodes, killing smoker

Smoking definitely kills, as a 53-year-old van driver died from an explosion after his electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) device suddenly blew up at Bintulu Tamu (Market) yesterday.
Borneo Post (my)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:44
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[Asia] Learn about lung cancer for a smoke-free Malaysia

MALAYSIA’S newest cancer organisation, Empowered-The Cancer Advocacy Society of Malaysia, takes aim at lung cancer with a new approach calling on all Malaysians to be smoke-free for a week in the month of November...theme Say NO to Smoke, Say YES to Life
The Star (my)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:37
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[Malaysia] Dr Jerip launches state-level anti-smoking campaign

Dr Jerip Susil in his address at the launching of the state-level No Tobacco Day 2014 ... He said the government spends billions of ringgit yearly to treat tobacco related diseases. “A smoker or non-smoker suffering from tobacco related disease will hav
Borneo Post (my)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:36
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[Asia, Malaysia] KHOR: Tobacco, health and trade rules - Global Trends

Many governments are fighting back against the Big Tobacco onslaught, with Malaysia taking a lead role on two important fronts: the Tobacco Control Convention and the TPPA. Malaysian non-governmental org­anisations such as the Ma­laysian Council for Toba
The Star (my)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:06
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[Malaysia] Survey finds e-cigarette not easily available, expensive

A ground check by The Borneo Post at an online retailer found that it was in fact illegal to buy and sell such devices. “Perhaps, the reason could be due to the tobacco company facing losses to these devices, or probably due to its expensive cost and mai
Borneo Post (my)
added Oct 7, 2014 17:04
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[Malaysia] E-cigarette explodes, killing smoker

a 53-year-old van driver died from an explosion after his electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) device suddenly blew up at Bintulu Tamu (Market) yesterday. The victim, who was only identified only as ‘Lau’ (at press-time), was walking with a friend to a co
Borneo Post (my)
added Oct 6, 2014 18:03
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[Malaysia] Is Asia too slow when it comes to fighting the tobacco epidemic?

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect of no-smoking policies in Asia, where both high- and low-income countries are belatedly waking up to a growing tobacco-related health epidemic. Researchers say inadequate public awarene
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:02
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Cigarette price breakaway in Malaysia?

Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd's decision to maintain the price of its cigarettes so far hints of a breakaway from the industry's traditional practice of raising prices in unison. Following moves by British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) and JT International B
Malaysia Chronicle.com
added Sep 17, 2014 14:30
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[Singapore] Malaysian cigarette smuggling rings paying big bribes for 'smooth passage'

Syndicates are prepared to offer bribes as high as RM40,000 ($16,000) per shipping container to Customs officers in exchange for "smooth passage" of contraband cigarettes and liquor into the country, reported Mingguan Malaysia.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:36
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