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[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

[Malaysia] MMEA smokes out RM350,000 worth of kretek in biggest bust this year

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) scored its biggest success this year with the seizure of almost RM350,000 worth of kretek (clove cigarettes) in the waters off Tanjung Tumbuk, near here, on Monday.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 9, 2012 16:25

[Malaysia] Reject WHO proposal, say tobacco growers

Kelantan Tobacco Growers and Curers Association chairman Norman Md Noor said there are some 15,000 local tobacco growers whose main source of income will be at stake, should the government heed WHO's recommendations.
Sun Daily (my)
added Oct 7, 2012 17:16

[Malaysia] No smoking campaigns having impact on the young

The “Tak Nak” campaign, which ran from 2004 to 2010, was one of three programmes launched by the Health Ministry. There others were the Smoke-Free Generation Initiative; Malaysian Quit Smoking Services, or mQuit Programme, initiated in 2015; and KOTAK or
added Feb 18, 2018 18:39

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] JTI to close Shah Alam factory with 270 jobs to go

For the past few years, the three major tobacco companies, namely BAT Malaysia, JTI Malaysia and Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd, have been lamenting over the steep increases in tobacco excise taxes ...and the challenging operating environment in Malaysia with
The Edge (my)
added May 11, 2017 03:05
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