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[India, Malaysia] BHASKARAN: Cigarette warnings in movies too ineffective

Big cigarette companies – driven out of the West – have been dumping their wares in India, invariably seducing teens to smoke. ... Maybe, a good start could be to educate students in schools and colleges about the terrible harm which tobacco use can caus (my)
added Nov 1, 2013 09:02

[Malaysia, USA] SHAFFER: Stop Trade Protections for Big Tobacco

Acknowledging countries' rights to adopt their own domestic regulations on tobacco is one issue where the U.S. can and should gracefully demonstrate statesmanship and its determination to reduce the toll of preventable deaths. The U.S. Trade Representati
Daily Kos (blog)
added Sep 7, 2013 23:40

[Asia, Malaysia] Primary school pupils turning up with e-cigarette in Sabah

in a school that has sent shocked waves among their teachers. Puzzling them further is that the parents of the pupils caught with the e-cigarettes see no wrong for their children to...
The Star (my)
added Sep 1, 2013 02:58

[Asia, Malaysia] Group wants tobacco excluded from TPPA

Tobacco must be excluded from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) as it conflicts with Malaysia’s commitment to an international treaty on tobacco control, said Malaysian Women’s Action for Tobacco Control and Health (MyWatch). MyWatch adviser
The Star (my)
added Aug 16, 2013 02:50

[Malaysia] Time to extend the ban on smoking

And hence, Eye believe that the time has come for the Ministry of Health to carry out its role and responsibility in creating a healthier society, even if it means being tough and implementing bans and heavy penalties on the import, sales, possession and
Borneo Post (my)
added Aug 6, 2013 02:15

[Malaysia] LETTER: Forced to endure second-hand smoke

I JUST visited Genting Highlands Theme Park ... staff do not intervene to stop people from smoking in the park. I found this very disappointing, especially for families with young children.
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 1, 2013 11:46

[Malaysia] Tar, Nicotine Content In Cigarettes To Be Reduced: Liow

The proposal to reduce the tar and nicotine content in cigarettes as a preventive measure against tobacco-related diseases would be implemented in June this year, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jan 18, 2013 07:37

[Malaysia] Smokers still puffing away at newly prohibited zones

A NEW ban on lighting up in places such as bus stops has kicked in - . .. Yesterday, The Straits Times tagged along with a group of enforcement officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA). Five smokers were given warnings in the space of an hour
The Star (my)
added Jan 17, 2013 07:58

[Malaysia] No plan for plain cigarette packaging, says Health Ministry

deputy minister Datuk Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin. "The Ministry supports the action of the Australian Government in implementing the plain packaging as a move to reduce smoking there. "However, we have no intention at the present moment to follow suit
The Star (my)
added Nov 22, 2012 06:29

[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.
The Star (my)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:34
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