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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAXLEY: Is plain packaging worth it? ― Jeffrey Baxley

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
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2016 16:05

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines] Chinese cigarette smugglers keep Southeast Asia lit

China is the world’s biggest supplier of tobacco products and source of most contraband shipments that reach many of Southeast Asia's estimated 122 million smokers
Asia Times
added Aug 24, 2017 04:29

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] JTI urges new WHO D-G to 'get back to basics'

is calling on the newly elected 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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