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[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

[Asia, Malaysia] CHIN: Stop smoking!

However, quitting this addictive practice is easier said than done. The chemical nicotine in tobacco is the reason why people continue to feel the need to smoke.
The Star (my)
added Jun 4, 2013 09:56

[Asia, Malaysia] Smoking out lives of loved ones

While smokers are generally aware of the dangers, passive smokers may not be fully aware that exposure can lead to lethal tobacco-related diseases, writes Meera Murugesan
New Straits Times (my)
added May 28, 2013 00:36

[Malaysia] A third of all M'sian boys smoke

A study showed that despite relatively high cigarette prices and low annual tobacco consumption, 36.3% of boys aged 13 to 15 still smoked. (my)
added Oct 20, 2012 19:19

[Malaysia] 138 traders compounded for selling loose cigarettes

A total of 138 traders were compounded RM500 each for selling loose cigarettes during a two-day operation mounted by the Health Ministry on Sept 27 and 28.
Borneo Post (my)
added Oct 17, 2012 03:43
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