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[Malaysia] E-cigarettes not banned but liquid used listed as poison

Electronic-Cigarette (or e-cigarette) is not banned in the nation although the vapour solution containing stimulant nicotine used in the cigarettes falls under the group of products listed in the Poisons Act 1952. Therefore, vendors of e-cigarettes must
Borneo Post (my)
added Feb 21, 2013 12:36
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[Malaysia] E-cigarette usage may lead to various chronic diseases

Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the sale of e-cigarettes was an offence under the Poisons Act 1952 and the Control of Drugs and Cosmetics Regulations 1984. He said those found guilty of selling and distributing the product and liquid nico
MySinchew.com (my)
added Jan 21, 2013 16:13
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[Malaysia] E-cigarettes popularity alarming

MOREwomen and students are turning to electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes which pose a worse health hazard than regular cigarettes, warns the Consumer Association of Penang (CAP)
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:50
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[Malaysia] E-ciggy is more dangerous than normal ones

BANGI: The Health Ministry has urged smokers who have switched to electronic cigarettes to refrain from using liquid nicotine as it was more hazardous. Its minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said liquid nicotine was a controlled drug under the Poisons Ac
New Straits Times (my)
added Jan 16, 2013 15:12
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smokers fume but won't kick the habit

The 14 per cent increase in tobacco excise duty may have riled up smokers but those interviewed said it was unlikely to deter them from kicking the habit.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 3, 2013 15:28
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[Malaysia] Tobacco players urge moderation in case of tax hike

Tobacco manufacturers have once again urged the government to take a "moderate" approach if the cigarette excise tax were to be increased in the upcoming Budget 2013.
Sun Daily (my)
added Aug 7, 2012 14:16
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[Malaysia] Tobacco firms agree to ruling

Tobacco companies said they would comply with the government's new minimum-price ruling of RM7 for 20-stick packs come Sept 1, but want strict enforcement to ensure compliance by retailers.
Daily Express (my)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:36
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[Malaysia] Enforcement efforts reduce illegal cigarettes trade

Illegal cigarettes incidence in Malaysia trended downwards to 34.7 per cent for March-May 2012, compared with 37.3 per cent in the same period last year, driven by enforcement efforts, said Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM).
Borneo Post (my)
added Aug 6, 2012 18:09
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[Malaysia] Malacca bans smoking in Jonker Walk and Jalan Kota

Jonker Walk and Jalan Kota, which are major tourist attractions here, are now smoke-free zones. Smokers risk being fined RM5,000 if caught puffing along the streets in the historic city.
The Star (my)
added Jul 2, 2012 12:15
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[Malaysia] ‘Say no to second-hand smoke’

Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai urged Malaysians to exercise their right and not tolerate second-hand smoke in public places.
The Star (my)
added Jun 13, 2012 13:56
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