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

4,800 cartons of contraband cigarettes seized from Malaysian delivery lorry

Authorities seized 4,844 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes from a Malaysia-registered lorry carrying a consignment of cooking oil at Woodlands Checkpoint on Monday (6 Feb)...the lorry, driven by a 50-year-old Malaysian man, was directed for further check
added Feb 9, 2017 09:21

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] More public areas now off limits

Smo­king is no longer allowed at camp sites, game courts and playgrounds. Public parks are now also designated as no smoking areas except for open public car parks. The Control of Tobacco Product (Amendment) Regulations 2017 came into force yesterday.
The Star (my)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:54

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Plain cigarette packaging an infringement against trademarks

We write as a coalition of 47 think-tanks, advocacy groups and organisations in response to proposed plain packaging tobacco control measures, and by the announcements by several countries of their interest in such policies.
Malaysiakini (my)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:49

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT to shut down factory, 230 employees affected

will shut down its factory here, citing falling sales due to the presence of illicit cigarettes in the market and high duties imposed by the government. In a statement, the major cigarette producer explained the restructuring was in line with the company’ (my)
added Mar 18, 2016 13:34

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Government’s right to regulate, MITI tells Big Tobacco in plain packaging row

Putrajaya has the right to regulate health issues, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry has told tobacco giants opposed to the Health Ministry’s plan to implement plain packaging on tobacco products. Ministry of International Trade and Indust
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 26, 2016 15:48

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Gov’t plans to introduce plain packaging for tobacco

the Health Ministry’s director for the disease control division Dr Chong Chee Keong, said plain packaging would greatly impact the prevalence of smoking among new and light smokers. (my)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:20
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