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[Asia, Malaysia] Health Ministry wants cigarette displays at cashier counters gone

drafting a new anti-tobacco law that will sweep away cigarette displays commonly seen behind cashier counters. It will also target the advertisements of lifestyle products that are related to cigarette companies. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hel
The Star (my)
added Oct 12, 2013 20:28
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[Malaysia, USA] Stop Trade Protections For Big Tobacco

The U.S. Trade Representative should accept Malaysia's historic proposal to carve out protections for Big Tobacco from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a mega-trade deal among 12 Pacific Rim nations, including the U.S. The TPP negotiators are meeting
PR Newswire
added Sep 9, 2013 05:26
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[Malaysia] LETTER: Smokers can be civic-minded, too

After he was done, he took out a cigarette pack from his pocket and put the used butt in it. He then put the box in his pocket and walked away. I think he must be the only smoker in the country who does that. Many smokers would just throw their cigarett
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 7, 2013 09:54
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[Malaysia] Illegal smokes still selling like hot cakes

According to the Illicit Cigarettes Study, the incidence of illicit cigarettes is 34.9% out of 44,000 packs sampled nationwide between June and August this year.
Sun Daily (my)
added Dec 28, 2012 05:31
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Malaysia commended for tobacco controls

the government excluded tobacco products from the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. International Tobacco Control Project (ITCP) director Dr Mary Assunta Kolandai said by doing so the government had sent a message that tobacco is diff
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:57
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[Malaysia] Smoke gets in BAT’s eyes

British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd (BAT), is still in the dark on the details of the government's plan to carve-out the tobacco sector from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement... BAT corporate and legal affairs director Christine Lee Oi Kuan said
Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:37
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Seatca: Back Malaysia's TPP proposal

All negotiating countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement must fully support Malaysia’s proposal to totally exclude tobacco from the trade pact, said the South-East Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca).
The Star (my)
added Feb 24, 2014 15:07
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[Asia, Malaysia] Netizens: Ciggie price increase pointless and unfair

Even with the recent 14% excise duty hike making a pack of 20 sticks retail at RM12, it’s unlikely that a mere RM1.50 will cause smokers to quit. Facebook user Benjamin Azad said while it was easy to blame tobacco products for health issues, it was unfa
The Star (my)
added Oct 7, 2013 10:33
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[Malaysia] Illegal cigs sold at half price

Illegal cigarettes of local brands are being sold nationwide at half the market price, raising fears that it could undermine efforts to stem the flow of contraband cigarettes into the country.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Dec 30, 2012 17:07
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[Malaysia] Hotels in smoking dilemma

A loophole in regulations to curb smoking in public places has apparently made them not enforceable in hotels despite the Health Ministry's assertion to the contrary.
Sun Daily (my)
added Nov 29, 2012 16:43
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