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[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

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MALLOW: A call to increase cigarette prices up to RM100

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
Malaysiakini (my)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:16

British American Tobacco Malaysia says qtrly net profit ‍143​.2 mln RGT

added Oct 23, 2017 18:48

[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
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 19, 2016 17:43

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Tobacco firm: Plain packaging will drive up Malaysia's illicit cigarettes trade

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Malaysia said today. In an emailed statement to Malay Mail Online, the tobacco firm said the Malaysian market has “extremely high levels” of illegal tobacco, with approximately 40 per cent of cigarette sales said to be c
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:16

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Putrajaya plans to strip tobacco packs of branding

Malaysia is planning to introduce generic packaging for tobacco products in a bid to reduce consumption, with standardised colours and fonts to reduce brand recognition, the Health Ministry said. Dr Chong Chee Keong, director of the Health Ministry’s dis
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 23, 2016 23:54

[Asia-pacific] Malaysia struggles with decision on vaping boom

Malaysia faces two additional problems. One is that amid pressure from Muslim leaders and some health activists, bans on e-cigarettes have already been announced in several of the country's 13 states...second problem is that the rapid growth of vaping has
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jan 14, 2016 12:49

[Malaysia] Is Asia too slow when it comes to fighting the tobacco epidemic?

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect of no-smoking policies in Asia, where both high- and low-income countries are belatedly waking up to a growing tobacco-related health epidemic. Researchers say inadequate public awarene
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:02
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