Headlines Tagged with Malaysia — 2,242 headlines found
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
May 28, 2013 New Straits Times (my)
added May 28, 2013 00:36
A study showed that despite relatively high cigarette prices and low annual tobacco consumption, 36.3% of boys aged 13 to 15 still smoked.
Oct 20, 2012 FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 20, 2012 19:19
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.
Oct 17, 2012 Borneo Post (my)
added Oct 17, 2012 03:43
Its MD Erik Stoel said a regulatory and fiscal mechanism is mandatory to ensure the tobacco- heating product does not end up in the same legal limbo like vape-based devices. “We are a bit concerned that if we were to introduce this type of products, the
Apr 20, 2018 The Malaysian Reserve (my)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
KUALA Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) aims to reduce the prevalence of smoking in the city as part of its latest initiative to create a Smoke-Free Kuala Lumpur. The initiative was launched today as part of the Partnership For Healthy Cities, a global network of
Feb 21, 2018 The Star (my)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:30
The proposal to increase the price of a pack of cigarettes to RM50 in light of the coming Budget 2018 announcement is seen as small and might be futile to our ongoing struggle to prevent the smoking habit among our people especially among the youth. If
Oct 24, 2017 Malaysiakini (my)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:16
Oct 23, 2017 Reuters
added Oct 23, 2017 18:48
[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Malaysia] LUNA: How black market tobacco fuels terrorism / Illicit cigarettes are now second only to the heroin trade in helping fund some of the Taliban militias.
It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror... During my tenure at the US State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released a
Oct 5, 2017 FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:31
[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Not ‘kiddie pack’ but mini pack, and there are reasons: Tobacco firms (corrected)
TOBACCO companies have said there are reasons for introducing small cigarette packs in Malaysia. Responding to The Star, they also pointed out that these were not “kiddie packs”, but smaller packs of 10 sticks.
Sep 7, 2017 The Star (my)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:34
[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Customs chief says already busting illicit smokes blamed for BAT plant closure
Customs Department director-general Datuk Seri Khazali Ahmad insisted his agency was actively enforcing laws against illicit cigarettes that were cited as a reason for a tobacco firm’s decision to close a factory in Petaling Jaya. Declining to comment on
Mar 18, 2016 Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 19, 2016 17:43