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[Africa, Malawi, Malaysia, Zimbabwe] BHATT: No smoking matter this

"As signatory to FCTC, Malaysia has to adopt and implement laws, executive, administrative and other methods to protect the public from exposure to tobacco smoke at workplaces, public places, public transport and other areas." All said and done, the batt
Sun Daily (my)
added Nov 22, 2012 16:00
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[Malaysia] MMEA smokes out RM350,000 worth of kretek in biggest bust this year

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) scored its biggest success this year with the seizure of almost RM350,000 worth of kretek (clove cigarettes) in the waters off Tanjung Tumbuk, near here, on Monday.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 9, 2012 16:25
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[Malaysia] Reject WHO proposal, say tobacco growers

Kelantan Tobacco Growers and Curers Association chairman Norman Md Noor said there are some 15,000 local tobacco growers whose main source of income will be at stake, should the government heed WHO's recommendations.
Sun Daily (my)
added Oct 7, 2012 17:16
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[Malaysia] 830 tobacco farmers get flood relief

More than 830 tobacco growers in Kelantan who lost their crops in floods early this year, will receive financial aid totalling RM167,400 (S$67,000) from the Federal Government.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 5, 2012 16:30
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines] Cigarette smuggling gouges Asia's taxes, anti-smoking drive

With Asia facing potentially debilitating health care costs related to high rates of smoking, many countries have been trying to curb tobacco consumption by increasing taxes. But this seems to have backfired by triggering an upswing in smuggling that has
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:00
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[Malaysia] Under TPPA warning labels can attract billion-dollar suits

This is based on the experience faced by Uruguay and Australia which were sued billions of dollars by international tobacco company Philip Morris. Malaysia can be sued for billions if it displays “Smoking is bad for health” warning on its cigarette packs
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Nov 8, 2013 03:35
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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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