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[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

[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

[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

[Malaysia, UK] British American Tobacco Launches 2013 Sustainability Summary Report

has launched its latest sustainability report which focuses on harm reduction, sustainable agriculture and corporate behaviour. The report titled 'Value Shared: A tobacco company for the 21st century' also focused on how the company worked in the aforeme
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Apr 14, 2014 08:50

[Asia, Malaysia] Govt remains steadfast on tobacco

The Health Ministry has reaffirmed Malaysia’s position that it wants tobacco to be excluded from trade liberalisation discussions under the United States-sponsored Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam s
The Star (my)
added Feb 22, 2014 21:40

[Malaysia] Government accused of backtracking on trade talks

According to a news portal, World Trade Online, Malaysia has changed its stance on a tobacco “carve-out”, an exception that Putrajaya sought to curb trade and sale of tobacco products because of its danger to public health. The TPPA is an agreement that
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Dec 12, 2013 10:55

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smuggling of fake cigarettes on the rise

The high cost of cigarettes is among the main causes of a glut in fake cigarettes being smuggled into the country. The Domestic, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry's enforcement director, Roslan Mahayudin said these cigarettes were sold cheaper than o
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 1, 2013 03:11

[Brunei, New Zealand] National's smokefree commitment tested by Malaysia on TPPA

‘How New Zealand responds will show whether the National government is serious about its Smokefree 2025 goal’, Jane Kelsey said. If claims that the TPPA negotiations are entering their ‘end game’ are true, New Zealand’s negotiators will have to decide q
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 3, 2013 02:20

[Malaysia] 'Panel to study its tobacco content'

The Health Ministry has formed a committee to study the effects of smoking shisha. Its minister, Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam, said the study would be done from a medical perspective and its effects on health. He said this when asked to comment on the d
New Straits Times (my)
added Jul 21, 2013 05:37

[Malaysia] CAP Urges Government To Ban The e-cigarette

The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) today urged the Ministry of Health to immediately ban the sale and use of the electronic cigarette or e-cigarette, claiming that more youths may be enticed to use it and make it counter-productive as a smoking-ces
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jun 24, 2013 12:40
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