Headlines Tagged with Malaysia — 2,227 headlines found
before passing a law based solely on an international trend, the government should take the time to carefully study whether the much-touted public health measure actually makes the public healthier....consumers and voters should ask themselves whether the
Mar 23, 2016 Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2016 16:05
says Deputy Health Director-General Datuk Dr Lokman Hakim Sulaiman. He said both are harmful to the body, “if you ask my professional opinion as a medical doctor”. “But the question is, do we have the political will to do this?” he said.
Nov 5, 2015 The Star (my)
added Nov 5, 2015 17:46
The number of smokers among Malaysian men population has shot up to 38% while that of female 1.4% and this trend is becoming a worrying concern. The figures were revealed at the Kuala Lumpur Nicotine Addiction Conference by Deputy Director-General of Hea
Apr 23, 2015 Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 23, 2015 11:39
Tobacco should be excluded from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in order to protect the health of Malaysians, said the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA).
Aug 13, 2013 AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 13, 2013 14:05
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) ... Trade agreements and health concerns are linked because some companies selling tobacco, medicines and food are using these agreements to sue governments that introduce new regulations to safeguard public hea
Jul 1, 2013 The Star (my)
added Jul 5, 2013 12:59
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSK) launched a Pledge To Quit Right campaign in conjunction with World No Tobacco Day on May 31. The GSK team made a pit stop at Menara Star and got the staff members to post their pledges on the Pledge to Quit Right
Jun 3, 2013 The Star (my)
added Jun 4, 2013 09:51
The Health Ministry will closely monitor the sale of electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes, said its minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai Monday. He noted that e-cigarettes containing liquid nicotine in various concentrations were being sold in the market.
Jan 14, 2013 The Star (my)
added Jan 14, 2013 08:23
A government source told The Star that the Health Ministry would, in the next two weeks, seek public feedback online on its tough plan to discourage Malaysians from ruining their health through smoking.
Nov 5, 2012 The Star (my)
added Nov 5, 2012 04:46
is calling on the newly elected director-general...it charged that the WHO today "has become ideology-driven, engaging in a fight against businesses, tobacco growers, and vapers when it should open itself up to scrutiny and see the merit of initiatives th
May 25, 2017 The Edge (my)
added May 25, 2017 21:15
said the industry needs at least a three-year moratorium on further excise duty increases, to allow the market to stabilise. "That's what we recommend. If there is a further excise duty increase, it will be a lose-lose (situation) for the industry and th
Apr 26, 2016 Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 26, 2016 16:14