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[Asia, Malaysia] ‘Both cigs and vapes should be banned’

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.
The Star (my)
added Nov 5, 2015 17:46
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] 4.7m smokers in Malaysia, reveals deputy DG of health

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
Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 23, 2015 11:39
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[Malaysia] 'Exclude tobacco from pact'

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).
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 13, 2013 14:05
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[Asia, Australia, Malaysia] TPPA affecting health policies?

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
The Star (my)
added Jul 5, 2013 12:59
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[Asia, Malaysia] Quit-smoking campaign team makes pit stop at Menara Star

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
The Star (my)
added Jun 4, 2013 09:51
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[Malaysia] Liow: Health Ministry to monitor sale of e-cigarettes

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.
The Star (my)
added Jan 14, 2013 08:23
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[Malaysia] Govt to get tough on smokers

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.
The Star (my)
added Nov 5, 2012 04:46
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] JTI urges new WHO D-G to 'get back to basics'

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
The Edge (my)
added May 25, 2017 21:15
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT calls for 3-year moratorium on tobacco excise duty hikes

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
Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 26, 2016 16:14
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[Malaysia] Electronic cigarettes contain cancer causing chemicals

"Most consumers smoke by more than five volts to get more vapour. These preservatives can raise the risk of cancer," he said when winding up debate on the Allied Health Professions Bill 2015 at the Dewan Rakyat, Tuesday. The issue was raised by several
Daily Express (my)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:56
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