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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Malaysia] Willpower, Mindset Needed To Quit Smoking During Ramadan - PPIM

Malaysian Muslim Consumers Association (PPIM) has created a '24-Hour Quit Smoking' programme to assist smokers. PPIM training director Dr Izham Nayan said the programme under the Community Practitioners of Moral and Healthy Living (KOMPAS) provided train
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:50
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[Malaysia, USA] CHEAH: Open letter to President Barack Obama – Molly Cheah

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control...urges you to make your visit to Malaysia more significant than the last time a US President, Lyndon Johnson, visited Malaysia in 1966 by stating your irrevocable support for Malaysia's total tobacco carve-out propos
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Apr 24, 2014 11:28
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[Malaysia] Flight MH370 co-pilot entertained women in cockpit and smoked on previous flight

“Throughout the entire flight they were talking to us and they were actually smoking throughout the flight which I don’t think they’re allowed to do,” Ms Roos told the TV show last night. But she insisted the pilots were in control of the aircraft at al
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 13:56
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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
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Nov 1, 2013 09:02
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[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
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[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
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